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Field guide to the forest trees of Ghana

Field guide to the forest trees of Ghana

Hawthorne, William (1990) Field guide to the forest trees of Ghana. Ghana Forestry Series 1 . Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, UK. ISBN 0902500341

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Abstract

This guide has been produced to help foresters identify trees in Ghanaian rain forest. The range and definition of forest types covered are the same as those described by Hall and Swaine (1981). Although the guide is designed primarily for use by Technical Officers in the Forestry Department, it is hoped that other interested parties will find it useful as well: technical jargon has been kept to a minimum and the leaves of most species are illustrated. It is designed to be used in conjunction with other works on the trees of Ghana and neighbouring countries (see bibliography below), but nevertheless the aim is for it to be used primarily in the field, and to preclude the need to take a sackful of books into the forest.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: © Crown Copyright 1990
Uncontrolled Keywords: forest, Ghana, tree species, forestry, tree identification, ecology, botany
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Agriculture, Health & Environment Department
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/12591

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