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Plantation Forestry in the Tropics

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Autor:
Julian Evans (veja mais livros deste autor)
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OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS(veja mais livros desta editora)

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Development of planted forests in tropical and subtropical countries is accelerating to satisfy the ever-growing global demand for wood products. Indeed, it is expected that within 20 years half of all wood fibre in the world will be sourced from plantations, of which more than half are in the tropics and subtropics. As well as intensively managed industrial wood plantations, trees are increasingly being planted as part of farming systems - to control erosion and rehabilitate degraded lands and forests. Active community involvement in tree planting as part of rural development is now widespread and welcome. Plantation Forestry in the Tropics provides an overview that sets plantation silviculture in the wider context of development processes and their social, environmental and ecological impacts. The structure and approach of previous editions have been retained but every chapter has been comprehensively revised and updated. Two new chapters, one on clonal forestry, the other on ecological restoration, have also been added although the central theme remains the silviculture that underpins successful industrial planted forests. Overall, the book provides an up-to-date account of silvicultural practices, some of the socio-economic essentials, and the key role tree planting now plays in natural resource management and improving rural livelihoods in the tropics.

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Código de barras:
9780198509479
Dimensões:
24.00cm x 18.00cm x 2.00cm
Marca:
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Idioma:
Full Illustrations
ISBN:
0198509472
ISBN13:
9780198509479
Número de páginas:
482
Peso:
1.000 kg
Ilustração:
Full Illustrations