by Dr. Luis A. Ugalde Arias is now available. Price: USD 47. Those interested in buying the book in San José, Costa Rica, can find more information here. For international orders, see pre-order form below.
Topics covered in detail include the status and current trends of natural and planted teak forests, the selection of planting sites, propagation and nursery techniques, silviculture and plantation management, harvesting, wood characteristics and processing, financial issues and environmental impacts.
Certainly no other book has such a complete bibliography of the world literature on teak, presented with the vision of an author with many years of direct experience. Anyone contemplating an investment in teak plantations, first needs to invest time in reading this comprehensive and useful book.Dr. Henry Tschinkel
International Forestry Consultant