Maundu & Tengnäs, Useful trees and shrubs for Kenya, 2005

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Maundu & Tengnäs, Useful trees and shrubs for Kenya, 2005
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THE WORLD AGROFORESTRY CENTRE, formerly the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), contributes to alleviating poverty, improving food security and conserving the environment through the use of trees, tree products and agroforestry. These goals are pursued through research, education and development activities. The production of this publication has been funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).


Publisher

World Agroforestry Centre-Eastern and Central Africa Regional Programme (ICRAF -ECA), P.O. Box 30677-00100, Nairobi, Kenya


© 2005 World Agroforestry Centre-Eastern and Central Africa Regional Programme (ICRAF-ECA)

Series editor: Anna K Lindqvist, RELMA in ICRAF Copy editing: Helen van Houten Layout, typesetting and production: Caroline Agola Cover design: SandraLimley

Photos

All photos by P. Maundu or B. Tengnäs except where indicated.

Coverphotos:

  • Top: Acacia brevispica, Mwala, Machakos District
  • Bottom left: Chief Maasai Lai bon, Mokombo ole Simel, resting under an Acacia xanthophloea (fever tree), Loita, Narok District. His son in the foreground.
  • Bottom right: Making a canoe from a trunk of Ficus sycomorus, Mnazini, Tana River

Cataloguing-in-Publication Data

Maundu Patrick and Tengnäs Bo (eds). Useful trees and shrubs for Kenya. 2005. Technical handbook No. 35. Nairobi, Kenya: World Agroforestry Centre-Eastern and Central Africa Regional Programme (ICRAF-ECA). 484 p. + 10 ; colour section ; includes bibliography.

ISBN 9966-896-70-8


The contents of this handbook may be reproduced without special permission. However, acknowledgement of the source is requested. The photographers and artists concerned must be contacted for reproduction of illustrations: The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the World Agroforestry Centre.




Note of Pl@ntUse. We are happy to reproduce here the content of this book. This has been possible due to the fact that the book "may be reproduced without special permission", and that it can be downloaded in a pdf form (although it had to be processed by OCR, which may explain some errors not seen).

Only the introductory part, the species pages and the bibliography have been reproduced. The index of specias is provided by the category indicated below. Those wishing to have access to the other pages can download the book in pdf at the World Agroforestry Centre.

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