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- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 40.58
Hauptbeschreibung In diesem Buch wird der kommunale Natur- und Baumschutz in eindrucksvoller Weise vorgestellt. Rechtliche Entwicklungen werden von der Zeit der Weimarer Verfassung hin zum aktuellen Bundesnaturschutzgesetz abgebildet. Warum gibt es Naturschutz und wer sagt uns, was wir dafür tun müssen? Warum ist gerade der Baum ein so schützenswertes... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 239.00
There is a growing interest and need for enhancing economic and policy research in agroforestry. So far, no single reference book provides adequate coverage of applied economic and policy analysis methodologies for agroforestry professionals. This book, written by the leading experts in economics and agroforestry, addresses this need with 14 case studies... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 289.00
Homegardens' are integrated tree - crop - animal production systems and primarily found in tropical environments. This work summarizes the state of knowledge on homegarden systems, with a view to using this knowledge as a basis for improving both homegardens and other similar multistrata agroforestry systems. more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 84.99
Throughout the world, there is a need to manage pests in both semi-natural and plantation forests. The sustainable management and control of forest pests depends on the development of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programmes. A central theme of this book is an examination of the ecological context of the major components of IPM and how and when... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 89.95
Plantation forests often have a negative image. They are typically assumed to be poor substitutes for natural forests, particularly in terms of biodiversity conservation, carbon storage, provision of clean drinking water and other non-timber goods and services. Often they are monocultures that do not appear to invite people for recreation and other... more...
- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 1996; US$ 13.13
Forest gardening is a way of working with Nature which is not only productive and requires minimal maintenance, but creates great environmental benefits. As Herbert Girardet says in his Foreword,"Robert Hart was a rare person . . . For decades he waged a lonely battle for life, patiently writing books and articles and quietly planting trees on his... more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 99.99
This is a book about bubble prices, and their consequences, in the timber industry of the Pacific Northwest from 1979-1984. Bubble prices--unusual and rapid rises (and eventual drops) in the prices of a commodity--have been of theoretical interest to economists for many years. This study examines the unusual movements in the price of federal timber... more...
- CABI 2001; US$ 175.00
The current trend in managing forests and forested landscapes is away from a narrow focus on sustaining timber and other commodity outputs and toward a broader philosophy of sustaining desired ecosystems. This book is a source of ideas on how to think about oak forests as responsive ecosystems. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 154.95
Faced with the growing problems of climate change, ecosystem degradation, declining agricultural productivity, and uncertain food security, modern agricultural scientists look for potential relief in an ancient practice. Agroforestry, if properly designed, can mitigate greenhouse effects, maintain ecosystem health and biodiversity, provide food security,... more...