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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Tropical Forest Seedby Lars Schmidt

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 259.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • White Pine Industry in Minnesotaby Agnes M. Larson; Bradley J. Gills

    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...

  • Biology and Ecology of Norway Spruceby Mark G. Tjoelker; Adam Boratynski; Wladyslaw Bugala

    Springer 2007; US$ 289.00

    Norway spruce is an important tree species with a remarkable natural range throughout Europe and Asia. This book presents a review of the biology, ecology, and management of Norway spruce. It integrates classic and contemporary literature, highlighting basic research and forestry practices in central and eastern Europe. more...

  • Forestry Budgets and Accountsby G. Bright

    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...

  • Looking for Longleafby Lawrence S. Earley

    The University of North Carolina Press 2006; US$ 24.00

    Covering 92 million acres from Virginia to Texas, the longleaf pine ecosystem was, in its prime, one of the most extensive and biologically diverse ecosystems in North America. Today these magnificent forests have declined to a fraction of their original extent, threatening such species as the gopher tortoise, the red-cockaded woodpecker, and the... more...

  • Reforesting Landscapesby Harini Nagendra

    Springer 2009; US$ 239.00

    Explores reforestation and forest regrowth across the world. This book presents a global overview of various trends, explores their underlying causes and proposes various forest trajectories. It is suitable for students working on issues relevant to the geographic, socioeconomic and institutional processes associated with reforestation. more...