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Forestry Sciences #81: Challenges and Opportunities for the World's Forests in the 21st Century

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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 and sustainable development needs, and the growing demand for affordable energy.

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This book addresses the challenges and opportunities faced by the world's forests posed by climate change, conservation objectives, and sustainable development needs including bioenergy,

Table of Contents

Foreword; Yvo de Boer Introduction; Trevor Fenning PART 1. Sustainable Forestry & Conservation Objectives 1. A Burning Issue: Tropical Forests and the Health of Global Ecosystems; Paul McMahon 2. Transforming plantation forests to meet multifunctional objectives: lessons from British and Chinese experience; Bill Mason & Jiaojun Zhu 3. Forests for all? Considering the conservation implications of human-species interactions in the context of multifunctional forestry; Mariella Marzano, Chris Quine & Norman Dandy 4. Human engagement with forest environments - implications for physical and mental health and wellbeing; Simon Bell & Catharine Ward Thompson 5. Sustainable Forest Management in China: Achievements in the Past and Challenges Ahead; Li Nuyun 6. The Value of Forest: An Ecological Economic Examination of People's Perspective; Debal Deb PART 2. Forest Resources Worldwide 7. Global trends and outlook for forest resources; Adrian Whiteman 8. Save the Forests : Use more wood; Wink Sutton PART 3. Forests, Forestry and Climate Change 9. Forests in the global carbon cycle; David Schimel 10. Forests, Forestry and Climate Change; John Grace, James Morison & Mike Perks 11. Insect invasions and climate change in forest ecosystems; Patrick Tobin, Brian Aukema & Dylan Parry PART 4. The Economics of Forestry 12. How cost-effective is forestry for climate change mitigation?; Gregory Valatin & Colin Price 13. Additionality of climate change mitigation activities; Gregory Valatin 14. Different Economic Approaches to Forest Management; David South PART 5. Tree Breeding & Commercial Forestry 15. A Roadmap to Eucalyptus Breeding for Clonal Forestry; Gabriel Dehon S.P. Rezende, Marcos Deon V. de Resende & Teotônio F. de Assis16. Conifer Somatic Embryogenesis and Multi-varietal Forestry; Yill-Sung Park 17. Modern Advances in Tree Breeding; Yousry El-Kassaby, Fikret Isik & Ross W.Whetten 18. A reality check in population management; Heidi Dungey, Alvin Yanchuk & Richard Burdon 19. Seed orchards and aspects on supporting tree breeding; Dag Lindgren PART 6. Biotechnological approaches 20. Biosafety considerations in the context of deployment of GM trees; Hely Häggman, Suvi sutela, Christain Walter and Matthias Fladung 21. Scientific research related to genetically modified trees; Armand Séguin, Denis Lachance, Annabelle Déjardin, Jean-Charles Leplé & Gilles Pilate 22. Forest Biotechnology Futures; Kevan Gartland & Jill Gartland 23. Research and Application of Transgenic Poplar in China; Jianjun Hu, Lijuan Wang, Donghui Yan & Meng-Zhu Lu PART 7. Genomic studies with forest trees 24. Genome resequencing in Populus: Revealing large-scale genome variation and implications on specialized-trait genomics; Wellington Muchero, Jessy Labbé, Priya Ranjan, Stephen DiFazio & Gerald A. Tuskan 25. Comparative and evolutionary genomics of forest trees; Andrew Groover & Stefan Jansson PART 8. Bio-energy, lignin and wood 26. Willows as a potential source of renewable fuels and diverse products; Angela Karp, Michael Ray, Nicholas Brereton and Richard J. Murphy 27. Woodfuel production in the UK - unlocking the existing resource and growing for the future; Ian Tubby 28. Bioenergy opportunities from forests in New Zealand; Peter Hall & Michael Jack 29. Creating the wood supply of the future; Barry Gardiner & John Moore PART 9. Forest Science, including ecological studies30. Planning for the future: Community genetics applications for forest biodiversity and policy; Adam Wymore, Helen Bothwell, Zacchaeus Compson, Louis Lamit, Faith Walker, Scott Woolbright and Thomas Whitham 31. The long reach of biogenic emissions in the atmosphere; Sanford Sillman 32. Ecological aspects of host-insect interactions on the example of Quercus robur and Tortrix viridana; Hilke Schroeder & Riziero Tiberi 33. Forests have survived climate changes and epidemics in the past.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789400770751
Author:
Fenning, Trevor
Publisher:
Springer
Location:
Dordrecht
Subject:
Biofuels
Subject:
Climate change
Subject:
Conservation
Subject:
Forestry.
Subject:
Sustainable Development
Subject:
Conservation Biology/Ecology
Subject:
Forestry management
Subject:
Tree Biology
Subject:
Environmental Engineering-Forestry
Subject:
Life sciences
Subject:
B
Subject:
Biomedical and Life Sciences
Subject:
Forests and forestry
Subject:
Climatic changes
Subject:
Conservation biology
Subject:
Trees
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Series:
Forestry Sciences
Series Volume:
81
Publication Date:
20130916
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

Related Subjects

Engineering » Environmental Engineering » Forestry
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Trees and Shrubs
Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » Environment
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Trees
Transportation » Aviation » General

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