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A Sanctuary of Trees: Beechnuts, Birdsongs, Baseball Bats, and Benedictions
A Sanctuary of Trees: Beechnuts, Birdsongs, Baseball Bats, and Benedictions
by Gene Logsdon
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As author Gene Logsdon puts it, "We are all tree huggers." But not just for sentimental or even environmental reasons. Humans have always depended on trees for our food, shelter, livelihood, and safety. In many ways, despite the Grimm's fairy-tale... (read more)

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Logging and Pulpwood Production
Logging and Pulpwood Production
by J. Kenneth Pearce
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'Designed to work effectively both as a manual for the logging industry and as a textbook for timber harvesting courses. The sequence of the chapters on logging and associated activities coincides with the consecutive steps in logging--from acquiring the... (read more)

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Advances in Soil Science #16: Advances in Soil Science
Advances in Soil Science #16: Advances in Soil Science
by D. L. Brakensiek
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This well-reviewed and vigorous series presents research summaries on aspects of soil science which are as diverse as the subject itself, and range through physical, chemical and biological approaches to the study of soils. Volume 16 contains articles... (read more)

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Somatic Cell Genetics of Woody Plants (Phaenomenologica)
Somatic Cell Genetics of Woody Plants (Phaenomenologica)
by M. R. Ahuja
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`The volume will be useful for investigators engaged in foretry research and is recommended as a good addition for libraries.' H. Hattemer and P. Srivastava, Plant Breeding, 1990 `The book will undoubtedly be an excellent source of information not only... (read more)

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Advances in Agroforestry #8: Carbon Sequestration Potential of Agroforestry Systems: Opportunities and Challenges
Advances in Agroforestry #8: Carbon Sequestration Potential of Agroforestry Systems: Opportunities and Challenges
by B. Mohan (edt) Kumar
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Tree based production systems abound especially in the tropics.... (read more)

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Agroforestry for Sustainable Land-Use: Fundamental Research & Modelling with Emphasis on Temperate & Mediterrean Applications: Selected Papers from a Workshop Held in Montpellier, France, 23-29 June 1
Agroforestry for Sustainable Land-Use: Fundamental Research & Modelling with Emphasis on Temperate & Mediterrean Applications: Selected Papers from a Workshop Held in Montpellier, France, 23-29 June 1
by D. Auclair
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This volume comprises a selection of original contributions presented at a workshop held in Montpellier, France, in June 1997. The two main objectives of the workshop were, firstly, to bring together what is understood about the processes underlying... (read more)

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Forestry in a Global Context
Forestry in a Global Context
by Roger (new Zealand School Of Forestry Sands, University Of Canterbury, New Zealand)
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This broad introductory textbook sets world forestry in a social, environmental, historical, and economic context. Fully updated throughout and with new contributions from international experts, this second edition includes new chapters on climate change... (read more)

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Forests in Development: A Vital Balance
Forests in Development: A Vital Balance
by Tom?'s Schlichter
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Forests in Development: A Vital Balance, shows some of the main advances in forestry over the six years spanning between the XII World Forestry Congress in Canada and the XIII WFC held in Buenos Aires. The book covers most of the themes of the XIII WFC... (read more)

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Polity Resources #1: Timber
Polity Resources #1: Timber
by Peter Dauvergne
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Timber is a vital resource that is all around us. It is the house that shelters us, the furniture we relax in, the books we read, the paper we print, the disposable diapers for our babies, and the boxes that contain our cereal, detergent, and new... (read more)

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Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry #44: Transgenic Trees
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry #44: Transgenic Trees
by Y. P. S. Bajaj
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This volume on Transgenic Trees, comprising 22 chapters, deals with the genetic transformation of fruit and forest trees such as Allocasuarina verticillata, Casuarina glauca, Cerasus vulgaris, Citrus spp., Coffea species, Diospyros kaki, Eucalyptus spp.,... (read more)

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Wood Harvesting with Hand Tools: An Illustrated Training Manual
Wood Harvesting with Hand Tools: An Illustrated Training Manual
by Ilo
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In many developing countries wood harvesting with hand tools continues on a large scale. With the shift of emphasis towards trees grown by rural people rather than forestry enterprises, it will gain in importance in the years to come. This training... (read more)

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NATO Asi Series (Closed) / NATO Asi Subseries I: #13: Atmospheric Methane: Sources, Sinks, and Role in Global Change
NATO Asi Series (Closed) / NATO Asi Subseries I: #13: Atmospheric Methane: Sources, Sinks, and Role in Global Change
by M. A. K. Khalil
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Methane plays many important roles in the earth's environment. It is a potent "greenhouse gas" that warms the earth; controls the oxidizing capacity of the atmosphere (OH) indirectly affecting the cycles and abundances of many atmospheric trace gases... (read more)

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Forest Genetics and Sustainability
Forest Genetics and Sustainability
by Csaba Matyas
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During the 4th International Consultation on Forest Genetics and Tree Building, held in 1998 in Beijing, China, leading scientists were invited to review past achievements, to redefine the role of forest genetics and breeding in contemporary forestry... (read more)

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Seed Production
Seed Production
by Miller F. Mcdonald
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This is the only book to integrate seed technology and the production of agronomic species. It covers the principles and practices involved in producing, conditioning, evaluating, and marketing high quality seeds. The current seed production technology... (read more)

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Advances in Disease Vector Research #8: Advances in Disease Vector Research
Advances in Disease Vector Research #8: Advances in Disease Vector Research
by T. V. Barrett
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Entomology, plant pathology and virology are a few of the disciplines covered by this well-reviewed series. It also covers the spectrum of vectors from mosquitos and leafhoppers to nematodes, and pathogens from viruses to mycoplasmas to protozoa... (read more)

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Chemistry of Plant Protection #9: Pesticides in Ground and Surface Water
Chemistry of Plant Protection #9: Pesticides in Ground and Surface Water
by Horst B. Rner
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Pesticides in ground, surface and drinking water are a hot topic under continuing discussion. This complete and authoritative volume draws together information on all key issues on the fate and behaviour of pesticides in water systems. The scope of the... (read more)

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Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry #26: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants VI
Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry #26: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants VI
by Y. P. S. Bajaj
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27 chapters cover the distribution, economic importance, conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture studies, and in vitro production of important medicinal and other pharmaceutical compounds in various species of Anchusa, Brucea... (read more)

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Modelling Forest Development
Modelling Forest Development
by Klaus Von Gadow
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The key to successful timber management is a proper understanding of growth processes, and one of the objectives of modelling forest development is to provide the tools that enable foresters to compare alternative silvicultural treatments. In a managed... (read more)

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Coastally Restricted Forests (Biological Resource Management Series)
Coastally Restricted Forests (Biological Resource Management Series)
by International Congress Of Ecology
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A few conifers are found in nature only in narrow, discontinuous bands bordering continental margins. Despite their maritime location, these trees cannot thrive in saline waters and soils. What enables them to grow in challenging habitats? Why don't... (read more)

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Ecology of Agricultural Pests Biochemical Approaches
Ecology of Agricultural Pests Biochemical Approaches
by W. O. C. Symondson
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Advances in biochemical techniques are revolutionizing the study of invertebrate ecology. Their application to pest problems is generating detailed information on the population genetics of pests, pest-predator relationships and interactions between... (read more)

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