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Commercial timbers: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval

Data Source: EFI EUROFOREST Portal
TitleCommercial timbers: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval
CreatorRichter, H. G.; Dallwitz, M. J.
DescriptionThis database contains descriptions and an interactive identification system for hardwood taxa common in the international trade that occur in all major forest regions of the world. The package is designed primarily for use by researchers in wood and forest science, and educational facilities active in teaching wood anatomy and wood identification. The database currently contains the coded descriptions of approximately 340 taxa (trade timbers). Many of the descriptions include illustrations of the wood surface and also transverse microscope sections. The data can be searched in English, French, German or Spanish, though the French version is incomplete.
LanguageEnglish, French, German, Spanish
KeywordsDELTA; Intkey; identification keys; commercial timbers; hardwoods; identification; wood properties; wood anatomy; wood structure
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 Published: April 12 2007 | Last updated: November 17 2015