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CONSERVATION OF GENETIC RESOURCES OF TEAK (Tectona grandis) IN THAILAND

@inproceedings{Graudal1999CONSERVATIONOG,
  title={CONSERVATION OF GENETIC RESOURCES OF TEAK (Tectona grandis) IN THAILAND},
  author={Lars Graudal and Erik Dahl Kj{\ae}r and Verapong Suangtho and Prasit Saardavut and Apichart Kaosa-ard},
  year={1999}
}
The Thai teak forests are under pressure. They have already suffered severely from overexploitation and conversion to agricultural land. Only fragments of the original teak forests remain at present, mainly in a few protected National Parks. Teak is a tree species of major importance for plantings in South East Asia, Africa, South and Central America, and it is therefore considered to be very important to improve the conservation status for the genetic resources in Thailand. A conservation plan… Expand
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