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Forestry & silviculture: practice & techniques books

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Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management by Jingxin Wang Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management

Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Large-Scale Forest Restoration by Large-Scale Forest Restoration


Format: Paperback - Released: 31/08/2017

Biodiversity of Tropical Wetlands and Forests by J I Nirmal (Institute of Science and Technology for Advanced Studies and Research (Istar) Vallabh Vidyanagar Anand Gujar Kumar Biodiversity of Tropical Wetlands and Forests

Biodiversity-the variety of genes, species, and ecosystems-is the basis for long-term ecosystem health and stability. Fifty percent of the world's biodiversity is inhabited in tropical forests. The world's biodiversity is diminishing and dwindling before our eyes at an alarming rate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Policy That Works for Forests and People Real Prospects for Governance and Livelihoods by James Mayers Policy That Works for Forests and People Real Prospects for Governance and Livelihoods

Since its original publication by the International Institute for Environment and Development in 1999, Policy That Works for Forests and People has been recognised as the most authoritative study to date of policy processes that affect forests and people. Providing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Farms Trees and Farmers Responses to Agricultural Intensification by J. E. Michael Arnold Farms Trees and Farmers Responses to Agricultural Intensification

This title aims to provide introductory and concluding surveys of the subject of farms, trees and farmers. Two central parts explore trends in farmer tree-growing and the factors which influence decision-making. Eight case studies cover, among other topics, the need...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Bad Harvest The Timber Trade and the Degradation of Global Forests by Nigel Dudley Bad Harvest The Timber Trade and the Degradation of Global Forests

The world's forests are disappearing at an alarming rate, and with disastrous consequences. Demand for wood and paper products ranks high amongst the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, and is now the major cause of loss in those forests...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Uncovering the Hidden Harvest Valuation Methods for Woodland and Forest Resources by Bruce M. Campbell Uncovering the Hidden Harvest Valuation Methods for Woodland and Forest Resources

Forests and woodlands provide an enormous range of goods and services to society, from timber and firewood to medicinal plants, watershed protection, destinations for tourists and sacred sites. Only when these are understood and valued can forests and their resources...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Caring for Small Woods by Ken Broad Caring for Small Woods

Complete with information on buying and selling woods, useful contact addresses and a glossary of terms, Caring for Small Woods will prove the indispensable handbook.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

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Forest Governance and Management Across Time Developing a New Forest Social Contract by Erland (Umea University, Sweden) Marald Forest Governance and Management Across Time Developing a New Forest Social Contract
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The influence of the past, and of the future on current-time tradeoffs in the forest arena are particularly relevant given the long-term successions in forest landscapes and the hundred years' rotations in forestry. Historically established path dependencies and conflicts determine...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Domestication of Radiata Pine by Rowland Burdon, William Libby, Alan Brown Domestication of Radiata Pine
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In nature, radiata pine is very localised and an obscure tree species despite the romantic character of much of its natural habitat. That obscure status and the lack of any reputation as a virgin timber slowed its due recognition as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

The Forest Certification Handbook by Ruth Nussbaum, Markku Simula The Forest Certification Handbook
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First published in 1995, The Forest Certification Handbook has become the landmark book concerning all aspects of forest and wood product certification from policy to business to in-the-field technical issues. Yet since first publication an enormous amount has happened in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

European Russian Forests Their Current State and Features of Their History by Olga V. Smirnova European Russian Forests Their Current State and Features of Their History

The European Russian forests are described within the boreal, hemiboreal and nemoral forest regions; floodplain forests are also characterized. The book presents a classification and description of forest vegetation, soil characteristic and assessments of plant diversity and successional status of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

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Temperate Agroforestry Systems by Reviewer Andrew M (University of Florida) Gordon Temperate Agroforestry Systems

Agroforestry is a land use system that allows for the concurrent production of trees and agricultural crops from the same piece of land. It has a rich history of development and has been practiced in some parts of the world...
Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 01/08/2017

Forest Certification in Sustainable Development Healing the Landscape by Walter Smith Forest Certification in Sustainable Development Healing the Landscape

From recycled products to organic food, the movement to be environmentally friendly is now expanding into the forestry field. Recognizing this impact, Home Depot has committed to giving preference to selling certified wood, proven to come from forests that meet...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Forest Inventory-based Projection Systems for Wood and Biomass Availability by Susana Barreiro Forest Inventory-based Projection Systems for Wood and Biomass Availability

This book provides detailed descriptions of the forest biomass projection systems used in 22 countries in Europe and North America, as well as four European-wide systems. Separate chapters focus on the concepts of estimation of availability of woody biomass, compare...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Biology of Hevea Rubber by P. M. Priyadarshan Biology of Hevea Rubber

In the second edition of this book, the origin, upkeep and latex harvest from the Hevea rubber tree are dealt with succinctly. New chapters have been included on Propagation Systems and Genetic Resources. The importance of Heterozygosis and Breeding is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Mixed-Species Forests Ecology and Management by Hans Pretzsch Mixed-Species Forests Ecology and Management

This textbook offers a detailed overview of the current state of knowledge concerning the ecology and management of compositionally and structurally diverse forests. It provides answers to central questions such as:What are the scientific concepts used to assess the growth,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests by Carol J. Pierce Colfer The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests by Carol J. Pierce Colfer The Earthscan Reader on Gender and Forests

There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

Directives Mondiales pour la Restauration des Forets et des Paysages Degrades dans les Terres Arides Renforcer la Resilience et Ameliorer les Moyens d'Existence by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Directives Mondiales pour la Restauration des Forets et des Paysages Degrades dans les Terres Arides Renforcer la Resilience et Ameliorer les Moyens d'Existence

Elles s'adressent a deux groupes d'acteurs principaux - les responsables politiques et autres decideurs, et les praticiens de la restauration des terres-, parce que tous deux ont le pouvoir d'apporter des changements positifs.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

Pilot Project on the System for the Evaluation of the Management of Forests (SEMAFOR) by United Nations: Economic Commission for Europe Pilot Project on the System for the Evaluation of the Management of Forests (SEMAFOR)

The study presents the results of the SEMAFOR (System for the Evaluation of the MAnagement of FORests) pilot study, which tested the method through voluntary assessment of the sustainability of forest management in European countries, on the basis of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2017

The Global Forest Sector Changes, Practices, and Prospects by Eric Hansen The Global Forest Sector Changes, Practices, and Prospects

Changes in production, demand, supply, and trade patterns; the impact of green building and bioenergy on industry practices and policy infrastructure; and new economies with production advantages and large consumption bases all present challenges and opportunities in the forest sector....
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2017

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