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Sylviculture

  • Balsam Firby E.V. Bakuzis

    University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 75.00

    Professors Bakuzis and Hansen, with the assistance of a number of co-authors of individual chapters, present an exhaustive survey of the literature on the balsam fir, providing a coherent picture of the species and its place in nature and forestry practic more...

  • Windbreak Technologyby J.R. Brandle; D.L. Hintz; J.W. Sturrock

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95

    This book contains a selection of papers presented at the first International Symposium on Windbreak Technology, summarising the available worldwide literature on windbreaks and the response, both positive and negative, to wind protection. State-of-the-art information is presented on general design criteria, and principles of planting and establishment... 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...

  • Functioning and Management of European Beech Ecosystemsby Rainer Brumme; Partap K. Khanna

    Springer 2009; US$ 409.00

    This volume compiles the results of long-term observations of site properties and ecosystem processes for three beech forests. Representing a spectrum of common beech forest sites in Central Europe, they receive similar atmospheric inputs and are growing under similar climatic conditions, but differ in their soil acidity. Significant differences were... more...

  • Mediterranean Oak Woodland Working Landscapesby Pablo Campos; Lynn Huntsinger; Jose Luis Oviedo; Paul F Starrs; Mario Diaz; Richard B Standiford; Gregorio Montero

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    The oak tree was a boon companion as humans expanded their presence across much of the globe. While oak woodlands (Quercus spp.) come today in stunningly diverse forms, the stately dehesas of Spain and the dramatic oak-dominated ranchlands of California are working landscapes where cultivation and manipulation for a couple of millennia have shaped... 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...

  • 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...

  • Flooded Forest and Desert Creekby Matthew Colloff

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 69.95

    The river red gum has the most widespread natural distribution of Eucalyptus in Australia, forming extensive forests and woodlands in south-eastern Australia and providing the structural and functional elements of important floodplain and wetland ecosystems. Along ephemeral creeks in the arid Centre it exists as narrow corridors, providing vital refugia... 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...

  • 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...