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This document is a compendium of existing knowledge on the characteristics, silviculture, plantation techniques, growth rates and utilization of nitrogen fixing trees for different types of wasteland.  It is organized as a set of tables designed to help the user first determine what species might be of the greatest interest, and also provides a detailed description of each individual species.  Brief narratives are provided for the most important nitrogen fixing trees for wastelend use.  Short summaries provided for those species which are less important or not as well researched.

Publication Details

  • Published: 1988
  • Publisher: FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
  • Dewey Decimal: 634.9
  • ECHO Library: 634.9 FAO
  • ECHO Asia Library: SA.013