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  • Forest Monitoringby Marco Ferretti; Richard Fischer

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 185.00

    The demand for comparable, long-term, high quality data on forest ecosystems' status and changes is increasing at the international and global level. Yet, sources for such data are limited and in many case it is not possible to compare data from different monitoring initiatives across space and time because of methodological differences. Apart from... more...

  • Introduction to Forest Geneticsby Jonathan Wright

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Introduction to Forest Genetics examines some of the basic genetic concepts typically used in forestry and tree improvement studies, including Mendelian and population genetics. It also describes techniques that are generally useful in tree improvement work, including individual tree selection and breeding, provenance testing, species and racial hybridization,... more...

  • Somatic Embryogenesis in Woody Plantsby S. Mohan Jain; Pramod P.K. Gupta; R.J. Newton

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 262.72

    The quality of human life has been maintained and enhanced for generations by the use of trees and their products. In recent years, ever rising human population growth has put tremendous pressure on trees and tree products; growing awareness of the potential of previously un exploited tree resources and environmental pollution have both accelerated... more...

  • Challenges and Opportunities for the World's Forests in the 21st Centuryby Trevor Fenning

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 197.86

    This book addresses the urgent and complex threats and challenges to the world?s forests posed by the four great problems of the age: climate change, conservation objectives, sustainable development needs, and the growing demand for affordable energy. more...

  • Poplars and Willowsby J. G. Isebrands; J. Richardson

    CABI 2014; US$ 260.00

    Poplars and willows form an important component of forestry and agricultural systems, providing a wide range of wood and non-wood products. This book synthesizes the latest research on poplars and willows in an accessible format, providing a practical worldwide overview and guide to their basic characteristics, cultivation and use, and issues, problems... more...

  • Handbook of Forest Resource Economicsby Shashi Kant; Janaki Alavalapati

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 74.95

    It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil erosion and controlling water supplies, as well as providing... more...

  • Root Engineeringby Asunción Morte; Ajit Varma

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 175.87

    This volume illustrates the complex root system, including the various essential roles of roots as well as their interaction with diverse microorganisms localized in or near the root system. Following initial chapters describing the anatomy and architecture as well as the growth and development of root systems, subsequent chapters focus on the various... more...

  • Flooded Forest and Desert Creekby Matthew Colloff

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 69.95

    The ecology and life history of the most widely distributed species of Eucalyptus in Australia ? the river red gum. more...

  • Genetics of Scots Pineby M. Giertych; C. Mátyás

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Since the Scots pine species is most important in Eurasia, it was considered necessary to involve authors from as many countries as was possible including Eastern Europe and U.S.S.R. During the 18th IUFRO World Congress in Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, in September 1986, details were worked out for the contents of this book. This book is a truly international... more...

  • Global Forest Fragmentationby C. J. Kettle; L. P. Koh

    CABI 2014; US$ 70.00

    Forest fragmentation will inevitably continue over the coming years, especially in developing economies. This book provides a cutting edge review of the multi-disciplinary sciences related to studies of global forest fragmentation. It specifically addresses cross-cutting themes from both an ecological and a social sciences perspective. The ultimate... more...