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Sylviculture

  • Environmental Effects of Afforestation in North-Western Europeby

    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...

  • Forest Treesby

    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...

  • Forest Landscape Restorationby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    Bringing together experts in landscape studies, natural resource management and forest restoration, conflict management, environmental economics and urban studies, this book defines the nature and potential of FLR to address a global environmental problem. more...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • Root Engineeringby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • The Longleaf Pine Ecosystemby

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 219.00

    This book unites a wealth of current information on the ecology, silviculture and restoration of the Longleaf Pine ecosystem. The book includes a discussion of the significant historical, social and political aspects of ecosystem management, making it a valuable resource for students, land managers, ecologists, private landowners, government agencies,... more...

  • A Goal-Oriented Approach to Forest Landscape Restorationby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00

    Applying principles of landscape ecology, restoration ecology, planning theory and conflict management, this book presents case studies which document Forest Landscape Restoration and discusses how the approach can help with priority setting for the future. more...

  • Forest Tree Breeding in Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book examines national and collaborative programmes for genetic improvement of the ten most important forest tree species across Europe. It illustrates the diversity of breeding strategies and proposes perspectives for future collaborative breeding. more...

  • The Economics of Forest Disturbancesby Karen L. Abt

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 319.00

    This unique, state-of-the-art review shows that neo-classical economic principles can be integrated with ecosystem analysis and modern econometric methods to uncover the causes and consequences of natural forest disturbances. more...

  • 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...