Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Argentine forests and timbers.

Abstract

(1) A review of the different Argentine forest types, their composition and constitution as estimated from sample plots, and their exploitation.(2) Classifications of Argentine timbers according to different characteristics, such as colour, grain, texture, arrangement of the pores, and other anatomical features. (3) A general introduction to the properties of wood. (4) Descriptions of 111 Argentine spp., i.e. a description of the tree, its range, characteristics of the wood (with photo-micrograph) and uses. (5) A key to the species, based on wood characteristics. KEYWORDS: Wood, general works and bibliographies \ Argentina timbers \ Argentina