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Cover for Environmental improvement with trees.

To complement the protection provided by the embankments and other infrastructure, the Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP) in Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Forest Department, established protective plantations of trees on mud flats, foreshores and embankments using a social...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ecology and silviculture of oaks.

This book contains is the third edition and is a reorganization and expansion of earlier editions. It contains 15 chapters from the earlier 10. The new chapters emphasize topics previously given briefer treatment. Expanded topics include artificial regeneration, fire effects and prescribed burning, ...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing oak forests in a changing climate.

This chapter addresses: (i) how climate change is likely to shift the geographic locations of suitable habitat for oaks and associated species; and (ii) proactive management strategies that can help oak forests mitigate climate change or adapt to climate change.

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European perspectives on forest hydrology.

This chapter summarizes different European forest hydrology hypotheses concerning floods and droughts, impacts of land-use change, effects of important European policies and national regulations, water-sensitive forest management geared towards improving water quantity and quality, as well as...

Author(s)
Jong, C. de
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evolution of modern landscapes.

This chapter describes the emergence of woodland management; changes in forest extent and distribution; changes in structure and composition through management; and deliberate modification of the tree and shrub composition of forests. Further, the chapter also discusses the other species gains and...

Author(s)
Kirby, K. J.; Watkins, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Forestry in a global context.

This book with eleven chapters explores forestry in a global context. The book contains discussion on the following topics: history of human interaction with forests; forests of the world; environmental value of forests; wood and paper products; bioenergy, innovative biomaterials, non-wood forest...

Author(s)
Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of new forest management on insect damage risk in a changing climate.

Recent findings suggest that damage by forest insect pests will increase as a consequence of climate warming. Here, we ask whether changes in forest management can alter and possibly mitigate the increased risk of damage and outbreaks. We focus mainly on conditions in northern Europe, particularly...

Author(s)
Björkman, C.; Bylund, H.; Nilsson, U.; Nordlander, G.; Schroeder, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ecology and silviculture of oaks.

This second edition contains ten chapters dealing with oak (Quercus)-related literature published since the first edition. Included are the relatively new subject areas of forest biomass use for fuel, the importance of carbon sequestration by forests, and how climate change is expected to affect...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934743)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Forestry and climate change.

This book contains 28 chapters grouped into six sections providing information on forests interact with the other components of the physical and natural world with the human society, and how we could manage forests globally to make the most of their contribution to mitigation of climate change...

Author(s)
Freer-Smith, P. H.; Broadmeadow, M. S. J.; Lynch, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forests and climate change: the knowledge-base for action.

This paper provides an introduction to the book on forests and climatic change. A brief overview is given on the different sections included as well as the concepts covered in each: climate change, forestry and the science-policy interface; forestry options for contributing to climate change...

Author(s)
Freer-Smith, P. H.; Broadmeadow, M. S. J.; Lynch, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter

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