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  • Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forestsby John A. Stanturf; Palle Madsen

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00

    While the commitment to protect and restore forest ecosystems has become a policy goal in many countries since the Rio Conference, there is still no general consensus on what constitutes restoration.  This authoritative reference presents the best practices for fostering increased sustainability, enhancing biodiversity, and repairing ecosystem functions... 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

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 115.95

    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...

  • Forest Geneticsby T.L. White; W.T. Adams; D.B. Neale

    CABI 2007; US$ 95.00

    Providing a comprehensive introduction to the principles of genetics as important to forest trees, this text integrates the varied sub-disciplines of genetics and their applications in gene conservation, tree improvement and biotechnology. more...

  • Tropical Forest Seedby Lars Schmidt

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 299.00

    The book aims at dealing with all practical issues in connection with practical tree seed procurement and supply in tropical countries, with necessary background information and documentation of applied methods. It starts with seed collection and follows the processes of the standard fates of seeds, from extraction, cleaning, drying, testing and storing... 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...

  • Plantation Technology in Tropical Forest Scienceby K. Suzuki; K. Ishii; S. Sakurai

    Springer 2006; US$ 189.00

    Provides information on technical development for biotechnology-assisted re/afforestation in the Asia-Pacific region. This volume details on propagation techniques, mycorrhizal inoculation, and reforestation of useful tropical forest trees. It is useful for researchers, decision makers, and practitioners in the sphere of forest plantation. more...

  • American Chestnutby Susan Freinkel

    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...