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Selection of useful trees and shrubs for Kenya

Selection of useful trees and shrubs for Kenya

notes on their identification, propagation, and management for use by agricultural and pastoral communities.

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Published by International Centre for Research in Agroforestry in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.,
  • Kenya
    • Subjects:
    • Multipurpose trees -- Kenya.,
    • Multipurpose shrubs -- Kenya.,
    • Multipurpose trees -- Kenya -- Nomenclature (Popular).,
    • Multipurpose shrubs -- Kenya -- Nomenclature (Popular).

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 225).

      ContributionsInternational Centre for Research in Agroforestry.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB172.5.K4 S45 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination225 p. :
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1392392M
      ISBN 109290590963
      LC Control Number92982139

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        Kenya's native plants include the Meru Oak and the Parasol Tree, both of which are threatened endemic country has diversified plant life that occurs in different parts of the country from the coastal regions to the savannah grassland areas and the highland forests. This is a list of Southern African trees, shrubs, suffrutices, geoxyles and lianes, and is intended to cover Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.. The notion of 'indigenous' is of necessity a blurred concept, and is clearly a function of both time and political boundaries.

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