Selected wood properties of two lesser known and lesser utilized indigenous agro forestry species from Kilosa district, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Kayumba2015SelectedWP,
  title={Selected wood properties of two lesser known and lesser utilized indigenous agro forestry species from Kilosa district, Tanzania},
  author={Isaac Kayumba},
  year={2015}
}
This study was conducted to determine basic density, fibre length and some strength properties of Lonchocarpus capassa and Combretum zeyheri suitable for growing under agroforestry systems in Kilosa district. A total of three 13 year old trees from each species were sampled in Rudewa Gongoni village for the study. Diameter at Breast Height (DBH) and height of each tree were measured. The trees were then felled and cut into logs. Each log was cross cut into three 1.5 m billets representing the… CONTINUE READING

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