Making the Most of Indigenous Trees (Paperback)

by Fanie Venter, Julye-Ann Venter

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This edition features seven additional tree species and a more accessible arrangement of trees according to their botanical name. More than 140 indigenous trees are discussed in detail with the following information provided for each tree: A detailed species description, diagnostic features, flowering and fruiting periods, natural distribution and habitat. The ecological role and utilisation by mammals, birds and insects. Economic value and use by people, including use in gardens and on the farm, as a source of food for humans and animals, fibre and medicine. Properties of the wood and its utilisation by people. Specific guidelines on propagation and cultivation of each species. A map indicating the distribution in South Africa. Swaziland and Lesotho is given for each species.

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Published
31/12/2002

Publisher
Briza

ISBN
9781875093335


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