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Wood of Gmelina arborea in Costa Rica
  • R. Roque
  • Geography
  • New Forests
  • 1 September 2004
AbstractGmelina arborea Roxb. (gmelina) was introduced in Costa Rica in the late 1960s. At the present time, gmelina is the most widely planted tree species in Costa Rica. According to estimations byExpand
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Wood density and fiber dimensions of "Gmelina arborea" in fast growth trees in Costa Rica: relation to the growth rate
A short rotation system was possible in the Gmelina arborea plantations due to silvicultural techniques that increased their growth rate. The objective of this research was to determine growth rateExpand
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Relationships between anatomical features and intra-king wood density profiles in Gmelina arborea applying x-ray densitometry
Four annual tree-rings (2 of juvenile wood and 2 of mature wood) were sampled from fast-growth plantations of Gmelina arborea in two climatic conditions (dry and wet tropical) in Costa Rica. EachExpand
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Procesamiento, uso y mercado de la madera en Costa Rica: aspectos históricos y análisis crítico
Costa Rica has experienced an adaptation and appropriation development of technology for wood processing in the last 20 years. The major consumer of timber has traditionally been the constructionExpand
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Anti-tumour necrosis factor agents and lipid profile: a class effect?
Increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has been documented in several chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases. In addition to the traditional cardiovascular risk factors, disease activityExpand
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Effect of management treatment and growing regions on wood properties of Gmelina arborea in Costa Rica
  • R. Roque
  • Environmental Science
  • New Forests
  • 1 September 2004
AbstractGmelina arborea (gmelina) was introduced into Costa Rica through reforestation programs with federal incentives. Two areas where gmelina planting were most abundant were the North Pacific andExpand
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Características de combustibilidad de diez especies de plantaciones de rápido crecimiento en Costa Rica
espanolEl objetivo de este estudio fue investigar las caracteristicas de combustibilidad (poder calorico e indice de combustibilidad) de diez especies de plantaciones de rapido crecimiento en CostaExpand
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Fiber morphology in fast growth Gmelina arborea plantations
Gmelina arborea is planted in large areas of forest with the objective of producing solid wood using well known silvicultural techniques and taking advantage of the properties of the wood quality ofExpand
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Properties of wood from 7-year-old Cedrela odorata trees of two different populations growing in agroforestry systems with Theobroma cacao
This study evaluated the properties of juvenile wood from 7-year-old Cedrela odorata trees in two populations with the same provenance and planted in an agroforestry system with Theobroma cacaoExpand
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