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  • Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Conifersby Christophe Plomion; Jean Bousquet; Chittaranjan Kole

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 188.95

    With contributions by internationally reputed researchers in the field, this book presents the implications of the genomic revolution for conifers?promoting a better understanding of the evolution of these organisms as well as new knowledge about the molecular basis of quantitative trait variation. Both of these discoveries play important roles in... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Formation of Wood in Forest Treesby Martin H. Zimmermann

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Formation of Wood in Forest Trees covers the proceedings of the second symposium held under the auspices of the Maria Moors Cabot Foundation for Botanical Research, conducted in Harvard Forest in Petersham, Massachusetts on April 15-19, 1963. The book focuses on the aspects of tree growth, such as the chemistry and submicroscopic morphology of... more...

  • Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forestsby John A. Stanturf

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 220.00

    INTRODUCTION What Is Forest Restoration? John A. Stanturf THE ECOLOGICAL CONTEXT FOR FOREST RESTORATION What is a Natural Forest? Richard H.W. Bradshaw Effects of Restoration at the Stand Level Chadwick Dearing Oliver, Kevin L. O?Hara Incorporating Disturbance Into Forest Restoration Susan Warren Beatty, Bronwyn Sigrid Owen... more...

  • Planting Natureby Shaul E. Cohen

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95

    Trees hold a powerful place in American constructions of what is good in nature and the environment. As we attempt to cope with environmental crises, trees are increasingly enlisted with great fervor as agents of our stewardship over nature. In this innovative and impassioned book, Shaul E. Cohen exposes the way that environmental stewardship is undermined... more...

  • Ecophysiology of Northern Spruce Species: The Performance of Planted Seedlingsby Steven C. Grossnicke

    NRC Research Press 2000; US$ 49.95

    This book provides foresters with the necessary information to understand the performance of spruce seedlings after being planted on a reforestation site. It was written for an anticipated audience of university students who are taking a regeneration silviculture class, plus foresters and researchers who work with spruce species within forest regeneration... more...

  • Poplar Culture in North Americaby D. I. Dickmann; J. G. Isebrands; J. E. Eckenwalder; J. Richarson

    NRC Research Press 2001; US$ 49.95

    Published on the occasion of the 21st session of the International Poplar Commission in association with The Poplar Council of Canada and the Poplar Council of the United States This book describes the status of culture and utilization of poplars in North America and documents succinctly recent scientific and technological advances. more...

  • Molecular Genetics and Breeding of Forest Treesby Sandeep Kumar; Mattias Fladung

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 121.95

    Scientists and researchers from top labs around the world share their expertise! This unique text integrates tree transgenesis, functional genomics, and structural genomics to present, for the first time, a unified approach to research on the molecular biology of forest trees. A distinguished panel of scientists, researchers, and educators from... more...

  • The Ecology and Silviculture of Oaksby P.S. Johnson; S.R. Shifley; R. Rogers

    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...