1. Mesquite is a small, drought resistant, nitrogen-fixing tree, growing to 15 m. It is a good species for restoring degraded soils and establishing trees in overgrazed semiarid areas. The wood is hard, makes very good charcoal and is used for tools and furniture.
  2. 26/04/2019 L'arbre à fièvre (Acacia xanthophloea) est un arbre de taille moyenne à croissance rapide (atteignant 15 à 25 m de hauteur) à l'écorce lisse de couleur vert-jaune. Des épines atteignant 7 cm de long se développent sur le tronc et se densifient dans les branches étalées. On trouve l’arbre à fièvre...
  3. 20/07/2003 The Strawberry Tree (Muntingia calabura), also known as Jamaica Cherry, is a multipurpose tree that quickly grows to 8 to 13 meters in height. The tree produces a small red fruit, but is largely valued for its wood. It is remarkably fast-growing for a tree having such hard wood.
  4. 01/01/1980 The problems of firewood shortages and the promise of firewood plantations were described extensively in the first volume. No less than one-and-a-half billion people in developing countries derive at least 90 percent of their energy requirements from wood and charcoal. Another billion people meet...
  5. Ressource principale 01/01/1980 Become an Energy Farmer. This book is for any country in the world, not just the USA. If you want to plant something and have the sun, the rain and nature do the work for you of making your fuel to run your car or run a generator or to be converted to sugar and then to alcohol...or even plant...