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Forests, exact from all their different companies and merits, offer a easy uncooked fabric - wooden - which from the earliest occasions has provided mankind with must haves of lifestyles and with comforts and conveniences past quantity.

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1972. Handbook of hardwoods. , 2d ed. London: H. M. Stationery Office. Chudnoff, Martin. 1984. Tropical timbers of the world. Agric. Handb. 607. S. Department of Agriculture. Hardwood Market Report: Lumber News Letter. [Current edition]. Memphis, TN. ; Mills, John R. 1993. The 1993 RPA timber assessment update. Gen. Tech. Rep. RM–GTR–259. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. Howard, James L. 1997. S. timber production, trade, consumption, and price statistics, 1965–1994.

Rosea), ranges from southern Mexico through Central America to Venezuela and Ecuador. The name roble comes from the Spanish word for oak (Quercus). In addition, T. S. oak. Other names for T. rosea are mayflower and apamate. The sapwood becomes a pale brown upon exposure to air. The heartwood varies from golden brown to dark brown, and it has no distinctive odor or taste. The texture is medium and the grain narrowly interlocked. The wood weighs about 3 3 642 kg/m (40 lb/ft ) at 12% moisture content.

Also, most species have gained wide recognition for their high degree of resistance to marine borer attack. Resistance to dry-wood termite attack is variable depending on species. Manbarklak is an ideal wood for marine and other heavy construction uses. It is also used for industrial flooring, mill equipment, railroad crossties, piles, and turnery. Manni Manni (Symphonia globulifera) is native to the West Indies, Mexico, and Central, North, and South America. It also occurs in tropical West Africa.

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