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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation because that is the scale at which restoration is needed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 39.99
The first edition of Understanding Vineyard Soils, published in 2009, has been praised for its comprehensive coverage of soil topics relevant to viticulture, and is a major resource for professionals in the industry. However, the subject is not static--new developments are occurring in the field all the time. For example, the 'organic movement'... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 289.00
This book sets out a series of techniques that have been developed to estimate the environmental impact of afforestation. It offers guidelines and decision support systems (DSS) to enable national and international policy makers as well as forest managers to maximize the benefits and minimize the adverse effects of afforestation. This book summarizes... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 299.00
Forest trees cover one third of the global land surface, constitute many ecosystems, and play a pivotal role in the world economy. This volume details Populus trees, pines, Fagaceae trees, eucalypts, spruces, Douglas fir and black walnut, and offers a first-ever detailed review of Cryptomeria japonica. It thoroughly discusses innovative strategies... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 41.99
A collection of stories about thirteen communities in the United States in their efforts to protect and restore community forests. It explores the struggles and opportunities faced by people as they work to invest in natural capital, reverse decades of poor forest practices, tackle policy gridlock, and address community as well as ecological health. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 149.95
Nearly two billion people depend on hundreds of millions of smallholder farmers for food security. Yet, these farmers? lives also hang in the balance due to their extreme vulnerability to the risks of soil degradation and depletion, soil exhaustion, climate change, and numerous biotic and abiotic stresses. Soil Management of Smallholder Agriculture... more...
- Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2013; US$ 17.65
Der Inhalt: Wald- und Flächenbrände sind auch in einem dicht besiedelten Industriestaat wie Deutschland nicht nur in den Sommermonaten häufige Schadensereignisse und richten erhebliche ökologische und finanzielle Schäden an. Deshalb werden in Deutschland erhebliche Mittel in die Pflege der Waldbestände und die frühe Entdeckung von Wandbränden investiert.... more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 135.00
Describing trophic interactions between species that carry out the decomposition of organic matter in the soil, this title addresses the key topics of functional groups, spatial stratification and succession patterns over time, involving bacteria, protists, fungi and micro-invertebrates. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 239.00
Von Gadow and Pukkala??'s unique, Designing Green Landscapes, presents the latest thinking in adaptive management for forest ecosystems. Based on the ???multiple path??? principle, this approach links species choice and silvicultural methods with changing demands and changing environmental conditions, to ensure continuous adaptation, often several... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 20.00
En América Latina el contenido y alcance de las iniciativas de descentralización en el tema forestal, así como los retos que se enfrentan, varían considerablemente de acuerdo al contexto de los diferentes países. Sin embargo, el tema de la descentralización toma cada vez mas fuerza en la región y las municipalidades... more...