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Edaphology: Soils and life

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  • Plantation Politicsby Caroline Sargent; Stephen Bass

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can make to sustainable development. At their best, industrial... more...

  • Forests: Market and Intervention Failuresby Soren Wibe; Tom Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    The economic value of forest. has long been recognized, but the ways in which that value is calculated and the management policies adopted in consequence have all too often resulted in overuse and irreversible destruction. This is spectacularly obvious around the Mediterranean basin, but it is also true in northern Europe. These five case studies,... more...

  • Biomass Assessmentby Andrew Millington; John Townsend

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    Energy is an issue for everyone and nowhere more so than in the SADCC countries. But for sensible policy and planning, clear information about the extent of resources is needed. This innovative study combines the results of field assessment of biomass with advanced techniques in remote sensing by satellite to give the first comprehensive and detailed... more...

  • Beyond the Woodfuel Crisisby Gerald Leach; Robin Mearns

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    People scratching a living from parched land, women walking miles for scraps of firewood are both familiar images of Africa. But, in many places, people, with the help of governments and aid agencies, are putting the land into good shape, growing more food and creating a healthy cover of trees. This book joins the ?literature of hope? by looking at... more...

  • Gender and Wildfireby Christine Eriksen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    In pursuit of lifestyle change, affordable property, and proximity to nature, people from all walks of life are moving to the wildland-urban interface. Tragic wildfires and a predicted increase in high fire danger weather with climate change have triggered concern for the safety of such amenity-led migrants in wildfire-prone landscapes. This book... more...

  • Timber Supply, Land Allocation, and Economic Efficiencyby William F. Hyde

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Forest Serviceby Glen O. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Introduction to Soil Chemistryby Alfred R. Conklin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 124.00

    ALFRED R. CONKLIN JR., PhD, is Professor of Agriculture and Soil at Wilmington College, where he teaches soil science, organic chemistry, and chemistry and the environment. He is also the International Director of the International Undergraduate Research Symposium. The recipient of three Fulbright Awards, Dr. Conklin has more than four decades of... more...

  • Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Eucalyptsby Robert J. Henry

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 119.95

    Eucalypts are used for the production of paper products, firewood, charcoal, potential feedstocks for bioenergy and biomaterials, as ornamentals and landscape trees, and in land rehabilitation. Eucalypt breeding is at an early stage with many plantings being only at the first stages of domestication. The relatively small genomes of these species make... more...

  • Tropical Deforestationby C. J. Jepma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    The depletion of the tropical rain forests has attracted considerable attention in recent times, and the serious consequences for the global biosphere are widely acknowledged. Yet deforestation continues apace, and in some areas (for example, southeast Asia) the very existence of the forests is seriously threatened. Contrary to popular belief, evidence... more...