Articles by Author: B J Chapola

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  1. Basic Density of Some Hardwood Species Grown in Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Wood density of 18 hardwood species of age 5 to 8 years from nine different sites was evaluated. Average density varied significantly between species and ranged between 300 and 700 kg/m3, Radial wood density showed a general increase from pith...
  2. Wood Properties of Wide and Narrow-crowned Variants of <em>Widdringtonia nodiflora</em> Powrie (Mulanje Cedar) Growing at Zomba Mountain, Malawi

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Forestry Journal
    Comparisons were made of typical (wide-crowned) and atypical (narrow-crowned) forms of Malawi's indigenous fine-timber cypress tree, Widdringtonia nodiflora Powrie (Mulanje cedar) at 80 years of age for basic density, fibre length, lignin and extractive contents. Wide-crowned W. nodiflora was found...