Common Commercial Timbers of India and their Uses

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    THE technical publications of research institutes have rarely much attraction for the layman, nor are they commonly read by members of trades to whom they would prove useful. With this truism in mind, Mr. H. Trotter, forest economist at the Forest Research Institute at Dehra Dun, has recently prepared a brochure entitled “The Common Commercial Timbers of India and their Uses” (Calcutta: Government of India Central Publication Branch, 1929), designed for the use of timber merchants and other users of Indian timbers.

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