Tropical palms : 2010 revision

Complete Title: 
Tropical palms : 2010 revision
Non IUCN Publication

Organization(s):

Abstract: 

Palms, belonging to the Arecaceae family, are among the most common plants in tropical countries and provide a vast assortment of products ranging from food to construction materials, fibre and fuel. Tropical palms, originall published in 1998, has been updated in 2010 to include the most recent information and developments regarding the conservation status and use of various tropical palm species. It describes the many uses of the products derived from palms and provides updated references and sources of additional information. Palm products are considered both at the substance and commercial levels. Using this publication, readers will be able to assess the role of palms and their products within forest management, agriculture and nature conservation activities.

Monographic Series no.: 
10/rev.1
Imprint: 
Rome : FAO, 2011
Physical Description: 
ix, 240p. : ill.
Publication Year: 
2011
ISBN: 
978-92-5-106742-0
Notes: 

Includes bibliographic references. Available online, by chapter or section: http://www.fao.org/docrep/012/i1590e/i1590e00.htm

Number of copies: 
1
Language(s): 
English
Url: 
http://www.iucn.org/dbtw-wpd/edocs/Bios-Eco-Ter-For-094.pdf
Record created: 2013/09/13
Record updated: 2018/02/01