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Forests of Iran A Treasure from the Past, a Hope for the Future

by Khosro Sagheb Talebi, Toktam Sajedi, Mehdi Pourhashemi

Part of the Plant and Vegetation Series

Forests of Iran A Treasure from the Past, a Hope for the Future Synopsis

The work describes the general ecological aspects of Iran as well as West and Central Asia in the introduction. The book includes three chapters, each describing the climate, geology and soil characteristics, vegetation and forest types, site demands of the main tree species and the ecogram of them, management and socio-economic issues of three different phytogeographical regions, mainly the Hyrcanian, Irano-Turanian, and Saharo-Sindian. Each chapter contains a table for introducing the English and Botanical names of the plant species mentioned in the chapter. The information presented in this book is based on personal experiences and results of research projects of the authors, as well as experiences of other forest scientists in Iran. The references are given at the end of each chapter separately. The book contains 10 tables, 37 black and white and 55 color pictures.

Book Information

ISBN: 9789402407532
Publication date: 18th September 2016
Author: Khosro Sagheb Talebi, Toktam Sajedi, Mehdi Pourhashemi
Publisher: Springer
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 152 pages
Categories: Environmental economics, Conservation of the environment, Plant ecology, Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques,

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