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- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 359.00
This book contains 46 chapters, divided into 4 sections : A) 12 chapters on conifers, B) 14 chapters on fruits, C) 14 chapters on angiosperms, and D) 6 chapters on histology, bioencapsulation, protoplasts, cryopreservation, double staining and thin cell layer sectioning. The book provides stepwise protocols for somatic embryogenesis of a range of selected... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 27.50
The American chestnut was one of America's most common, valued, and beloved trees?a "perfect tree" that ruled the forests from Georgia to Maine. But in the early twentieth century, an exotic plague swept through the chestnut forests with the force of a wildfire. Within forty years, the blight had killed close to four billion trees and left the species... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 17.95
Telling the complete history of the white pine industry, Agnes M. Larson brings us back to a time when MinnesotaÕs lumber business was thriving. Larson recounts the development of the region with a wealth of information, including the building of the railroads and bustling mill towns; the daily lives of lumberjacks; and the final devastation of... more...
- Springer Netherlands 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 Berlin Heidelberg 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...
- CABI 2001; US$ 70.00
An approachable text which provides clear guidance for students and practitioners of forestry on how to manage budgets and accounts. The reader is led through the process in a series of steps covering the methodology and rationale, accompanied by worked examples. more...
- World Bank Publications 2004; US$ 14.99
The World Banks Forests Strategy, adopted in October 2002, charts a path for the Banks proactive engagement in the sector to help attain the goal of poverty reduction without jeopardizing the environmental values intrinsic to sustainability. This strategy replaces the Banks 1991 Forestry Strategy, and was developed on the basis of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95
The first book to critically examine how monitoring can be an effective tool in participatory resource management, Negotiated Learning draws on the first-hand experiences of researchers and development professionals in eleven countries in Africa, Asia, and South America. Collective monitoring shifts the emphasis of development and conservation professionals... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 409.00
This volume compiles the results of long-term observations of site properties and ecosystem processes for three beech forests. Significant differences were observed, and implications for the future management of these and similar beech sites are discussed. more...