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Edaphology: Soils and life

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

    Taylor and Francis 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...

  • Black Saturday at Steels Creekby Peter Stanley

    Scribe Publications 2013; US$ 20.99

    The Black Saturday bushfires killed 173 people ? wreaking a greater human toll than any other fire in Australia?s history. Ten of those victims died in Steels Creek, a small community on Melbourne?s outskirts. It was a beautiful place, which its residents had long treasured and loved. By the evening of 7 February 2009, it felt like a battlefield.... more...

  • Second Growthby Robin L. Chazdon

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 125.00

    For decades, conservation and research initiatives in tropical forests have focused almost exclusively on old-growth forests because scientists believed that these ?pristine? ecosystems housed superior levels of biodiversity. With Second Growth , Robin L. Chazdon reveals those assumptions to be largely false, bringing to the fore the previously overlooked... more...

  • Gender and Wildfire: Landscapes of Uncertaintyby Christine Eriksen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Tapping the Green Marketby Abraham Guillen; Sarah A Laird; Alan R Pierce; Patricia Shanley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95

    There is a rapidly growing interest in, and demand for, non-timber forest products (NTFPs). They provide critical resources across the globe fulfilling nutritional, medicinal, financial and cultural needs. However, they have been largely overlooked in mainstream conservation and forestry politics. This volume explains the use and importance of certification... more...

  • Saving the Tropical Forestsby Judith Gradwohl; Russell Greenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    The destruction of the tropical forest is one of the major problems of our time. Vast areas are rapidly becoming wastelands which support only a few tough weeds, perhaps some cattle, and the farms allowed to the poor. This book provides a vision of hope: in Latin America. Africa. And South East Asia, growing numbers of people are developing techniques... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...