The Magnificent Mesquite (Corrie Herring Hooks Series, Number Forty-five)

Read [Ken E. Rogers Book] The Magnificent Mesquite (Corrie Herring Hooks Series, Number Forty-five) Online PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. The Magnificent Mesquite (Corrie Herring Hooks Series, Number Forty-five) Today, mesquite is popular for barbecuing, woodworking, furniture making, flooring, sculpture, jewelry, and food products ranging from honey to jelly and syrup. A reliable source of food and shelter even in the severest droughts, the mesquite tree sustained American Indians in the Southwest for centuries. In this book written especially for a general readership, one of the worlds leading authorities on mesquite presents a wealth of information about its natural history and commercial, agricultu

The Magnificent Mesquite (Corrie Herring Hooks Series, Number Forty-five)

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Rating : 4.97 (624 Votes)
Asin : 0292771053
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 200 Pages
Publish Date : 0000-00-00
Language : English

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In recent years, too, the mesquite has been introduced into alien environments, sometimes as an effective means of combating desertification, but sometimes with the loss of native vegetation in competition against the ever thirsty tree. --Gregory McNamee. Ken Rogers, an ecologist with the Texas Forest Service, offers a handy almanac of all matters related to Prosopis, a genus that probably originated not in the Southwest but on the plains of Argentina, where 34 of the known 44 species of the tree are found. Once little known outside the region, the mes

Today, mesquite is popular for barbecuing, woodworking, furniture making, flooring, sculpture, jewelry, and food products ranging from honey to jelly and syrup. A reliable source of food and shelter even in the severest droughts, the mesquite tree sustained American Indians in the Southwest for centuries. 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 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. Even ranchers, who once fought to eradicate mesquite, have come to value its multiple uses on well-managed rangeland. Ken E.Rogers is a Wood Technologist with the Texas Forest Service at Texas A&M University.. He also looks into the ways

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