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The magnificent mesquite

Author: Ken E Rogers
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2000.
Series: Corrie Herring Hooks series, no. 46.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this book written especially for a general readership, one of the world's leading authorities on mesquite presents a wealth of information about its natural history and commercial, agricultural, and woodworking uses. Ken Rogers describes the life cycle, species, and surprisingly wide distribution of the mesquite, which is native or naturalized not only in the Southwest and Mexico, but also in India, Africa,  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken E Rogers
ISBN: 0292771053 9780292771055
OCLC Number: 43036762
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Corrie Herring Hooks series, no. 46.
Responsibility: Ken E. Rogers.
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"In this book written especially for a general readership, one of the world's leading authorities on mesquite presents a wealth of information about its natural history and commercial, agricultural, and woodworking uses. Ken Rogers describes the life cycle, species, and surprisingly wide distribution of the mesquite, which is native or naturalized not only in the Southwest and Mexico, but also in India, Africa, Australia, South America, and Hawaii. He discusses the many consumer and woodworker uses of mesquite at length - even giving instructions for laying a mesquite wood floor and making mesquite bean jelly. He also looks into the ways that people are using mesquite in nature, from rangeland management in the Southwest to desertification prevention in arid countries. Color photographs and maps complement the very readable text."--Jacket.

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