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The Himalayan Silver Fir and Aeroplane Construction


    AN important communication (Indian Forest Research Institute Bulletin, No. 69 Economy Series, 1926) has been recently issued from the Research Institute at Dehra Dun, India, dealing with “The Mechanical and Physical Properties of Himalayan Spruce and Silver Fir.” The work of the various branches of the Research Institute is laid down on a triennial basis, lines of investigation to be undertaken being entitled “Projects.” The present bulletin refers to timber-testing work under Projects Nos. I. and II. on Picea Morinda and Abies Findrow.

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