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Big-leaf mahogany in Panama

Big-leaf mahogany in Panama

historical perspective

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry in San Juan, PR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Honduras mahogany -- Panama,
  • Honduras mahogany -- Panama -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBig leaf mahogany in Panama
    StatementPeter L. Weaver and Gerald P. Bauer
    SeriesGeneral technical report IITF -- 24
    ContributionsBauer, Gerald P., 1952-, International Institute of Tropical Forestry (Río Piedras, San Juan, P.R.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationi, 29 p.
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13632958M
    OCLC/WorldCa54312263

    Over the decades of exploring Costa Rica and Panama, the quality of our veteran staff, and their companionship is the reason the Lindblad name is known and respected for top-quality expeditions. And, together with National Geographic, there is no better team anywhere. The most robust expedition team in Costa Rica & PanamaBrand: Lindblad Expeditions. Grogan et al., Managing big-leaf mahogany 1 Managing big-leaf mahogany in natural forests Lessons learned from the ITTO-CITES Timber Project By James Grogan1, Mark Schulze2, Marco Lentini3, Johan Zweede3 & R. Matthew Landis4 1Yale University School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, USA [email protected]

    Mahogany Versus Sapele for an Outdoor Structure A long discussion about different flavors of Mahogany, their sources and qualities, and how they compare with Sapele for durability and quality. I am making neck assemblies for violins and will need to know if this would will be hard enough to sustain long use of violin pegs. Violins necks are usually made of hard maple and I have a lot of mahogany I think it’s African mahogany and would like to know if anyone has used them for this purpose and also what is the hardness of mahogany versus Hard maple?

    Honduran mahogany is a medium – weight wood ranging from light brown to dark brown colors. It has the native range from South Mexico to upper Amazon. Mahogany wood produces a balanced and resonant tone while manufacturing guitars. Mahogany is a well-known tonewood used in Seller Rating: % positive. #8 Big Leaf Mahogany(Swietenia macrophylla King) Demand for the red colored wood goes unabated because of worldwide consumer demand for quality mahogany hardwood furniture. Although mahogany trees are widely distributed in tropical forests from Mexico to the Amazon Basin, the species grows naturally only as individual trees rather than in.


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Get this from a library. Big-leaf mahogany in Panama: historical perspective. [Peter L Weaver; Gerald P Bauer; International Institute of Tropical Forestry (Río Piedras, San Juan, P.R.)]. Swietenia macrophylla, commonly known as mahogany, Honduran mahogany, Honduras mahogany, big-leaf mahogany, or West Indian mahogany, is a species of plant in the Meliaceae family.

It is one of three species that yields genuine mahogany timber, the others Family: Meliaceae. Swietenia macrophylla, otherwise known as Big Leaf Mahogany or Honduras Mahogany, is a slow-growing, tall, tropical tree reaching a height of about m.

Often buttressed, the trunk is covered with gray and cracked bark. The crown is large, open, and round. The bole is straight, cylindrical, buttressed, and can be up to cm in diameter. Big-Leaf Mahogany. Big-Leaf Mahogany, Swietenia macrophylla, is native to Central and South America, growing from southern Mexico to north-central thehit45sradiogroup.com Big-Leaf Mahogany is a massive timber tree which can attain heights of to feet while having a circumference of nearly 15 feet.

Big-Leaf Mahogany is the most important commercial timber species of the tropics. Current debate concerning whether to protect it as an endangered species has been hampered by the lack of complete, definitive scientific documentation.

Mahogany Wood Slabs In the s, Mahogany was the “Wood of Kings”, revered for its elegant look, easy workability, and phenomenal stability.

Two of the perfect applications for mahogany are shipbuilding and furniture. As its reputation grew, the supply of wood shrank. A New Mesoamerican Collection of Big-Leaf Mahogany. In book: Big-Leaf Mahogany, pp Populations from Panama, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras, however, did not cluster.

Sep 19,  · At heights reaching feet, the big-leaf mahogany tree shoots through the top of the rainforest canopy. This majestic tree, which can live upward of years, is an integral part of the rainforest ecosystem and is an important resource for local communities.

Inbig leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), the most valuable neotropical timber species, became the first widely traded timber species to be listed on Appendix II of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).It’s trade has been tracked in the CITES Trade Database and is summarized below.

Surface growth stress and wood properties of 8-year-old planted Big-leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla King) from different landrace provenances and trial sites in the Philippines.

Abstract. The different silvicultural techniques for establishing big-leaf mahogany plantations have been well documented, but these methods frequently take little account of the long-term development of stands or subsequent rotations and cannot properly be called silvicultural thehit45sradiogroup.com by: 5.

We describe the germplasm-sampling strategy and field collection methods for sampling big-leaf mahogany populations across Mesoamerica from Mexico to Panamá. Our observations confirm the severe diminution of populations of this thehit45sradiogroup.com by: History of Genuine Mahogany.

Mahogany is a type of wood that is simply described as having straight-grains and a reddish-brown hue of timber. One of the first places Mahogany wood was discovered was in Belize, however it soon became known that the Mahogany tree was indigenous to the Americas. The bigleaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla), is a tree endemic to the Neotropics that can grow up to 45 m, in height and 2 m in trunk thehit45sradiogroup.com is harvested for its highly-valued timber, to make furniture, panelling or musical instruments, and has been widely planted outside its historical range.

What loggers leave behind: Impacts on big-leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) commercial populations and potential for post-logging recovery in the Brazilian Amazon James Grogana,b,*, Stephen B. Jenningsc, R. Matthew Landisd, Mark Schulzeb,e, Anadilza M.V. Baimaf, J. do Carmo A. Lopesg, Julian M.

Norghauerh. Mahogany is the most valuable timber species in the Brazilian Amazon, worth up to four times the value of its nearest competitor. One cubic metre of first-quality sawn mahogany – imagine a solid cube of stacked mahogany planks, 1 m wide by 1 m long by 1 m tall – is worth about US$1 when it departs the docks of Belém or Paranaguá for the.

One of the most valuable timber species in the Amazon basin is big leaf mahogany (Sweitenia macrophylla), a timber highly valued for its color and thehit45sradiogroup.comny harvest has driven loggers into the Amazonian forest for centuries; although mahogany trees comprise only a small percentage of the total trees harvested in the Amazon, a single tree can sell for thousands in a US market.

Weaver, Peter L.: Big-leaf mahogany in Panama: historical perspective / (San Juan, PR: USDA Forest Service, International Institute of Tropical Forestry, []), also by Gerald P. Bauer and San Juan International Institute of Tropical Forestry (Río Piedras (page images at HathiTrust).

Mahogany is a commercially important lumber prized for its beauty, durability, and color, and used for paneling and to make furniture, boats, musical instruments and other items.

The leading importer of mahogany is the United States, followed by Britain; while the largest exporter today is Peru, which surpassed Brazil after that country banned mahogany exports in Mahogany is native to the Caribbean and Central and South American lowland tropical or subtropical forests where rainfall averages between 1 and meters.

It was used to patch ship planks for Hernando Cortez in and is still widely harvested today with the United States being the largest importer. It is a strong, hard wood with a red hue. Some of the most interesting trees in Panama include the Kapok tree (Ceiba), Gumbo Limbo, Elephant Ear Tree, Florida Strangler Fig, Trumpet Tree, Big-Leaf Mahogany and Sterculia Apetala, which is the national book Complete guide including all photos and descriptions, spanning multiple pages.findings (NDF) for three tree species including mahogany (Van Damme ).

At the International Workshop of Experts on NDF for Big-leaf Mahogany (Cancún, Mexico, ) it was agreed to facilitate NDF by preparing, adopting and implementing management plans and developing and conducting forest.May 10,  · Mahogany: Is it real or not?

called genuine mahogany, big-leaf mahogany and true mahogany today, became the desired species. The tree ranges from .