1. This Manual on Reforestation and Erosion Control for the Philippines, the first of its kind ever published, will serve as a guide and a valuable reference for foresters and for those engaged in reforestation and erosion control in the country. It is the product of the joint efforts and...
  2. The present volume incorporates the full proceedings of the Prosopis symposium including all the papers.
  3. The present booklet comprises the base document prepared for a planning workship to discuss international cooperation in multipurpose tree germplasm.
  4. The book is intended primarily for use in North American forestry schools and in courses integrated with thos others that comprise the normal curriculum of instruction in professional forestry. A secondary purpose is to provide the harried practitioner of forestry with a synoptic review of recent...
  5. Mangium is only one of a number of acacias from the humid Australasian tropics. Collectively they make up a group of little-known trees that have been largely untested in forest plantations. This study draws attention to nine of mangium's relatives because virtually nothing describing their...
  6. This study, based on field work in India, brings out the multiplicity of debates, policies and practices that Joint Forest Management embodies.
  7. Forest Health and Protection by Edmonds, Agee, and Gara is a new text dedicated to integrating the three areas of Fire, Insects and Diseases into one text within the context of applied forest protection, (ecology, forest health and ecosystem management). The authors felt this new, integrated...
  8. This issue reports on action at national, regional and international levels in the forest genetic resources field. Such action provides some of the basic elements needed to strengthen environmentally, technically, socially and economically sound forestry programmes, aimed at enhancing the...
  9. Sustainable forest management is one of the most important contributions that the forestry sector can make to development. Following the UNCED Conference in Rio de Janeiro, action in the forestry field at internationl, regional and national levels has focused to a large extent on the formulation...
  10. This booklet is a useful guide to tree planting. It explains the relevant aspects and factors worth considering in tree planting, such as climate, type of soil, ecological zones and species adaptability. It outlines the essential steps in tree planting, from acquiring seeds to the actual field...
  11. During the workshop, working groups summarized current knowledge on Calliandra botany and ecology. They also prepared sumaries on seed collection and production, establishment methods, uses, and fodder-production systems, forcuing on C. calothyrsus. The summaries were used to prepare this field...
  12. This publication includes 20 papers that were presented at the workshop. The workshop demonstrated that Albizia and Paraserianthes are an extensive diverse group of species. They occupy many environmental niches including dry forests, semiarid savannas, humid tropical forest, and warm-temperate...
  13. This manual has been written for community development workers in Thrid World countries who are not technicians in the area of forestry, but who want some general guidelines for planning environmentally sound small-scale forestry projects.
  14. The major aims of these handbooks are to document the useful tree and shrub species of the region and to provide information to subject-matter specialist, extension workers, institutions and farmers on species that have production and conservation potential for small-scale farmers in the region....
  15. These guidelines present procuedures for conducting land evaluation with particular reference to forestry. The principles and methods described here will be found applicable to most forest land use planning situations. These could deal with choices among kinds and intensities of land uses.
  16. Shaping Forest Management argues that participation is now essential to contemporary forest management, details some benefits of participation, including the conservation of natural resources and the fostering of sustainable rural livelihoods, discusses the importance of effective management...
  17. This book discusses the need for reforestry and the development of multi-purpose trees.
  18. This book had its origins in a research project at the Oxford Forestry Institute that was initiated in order to establish a better understanding of how tree management contributes to the strategies of farmers as they respond to pressures to adapt their use of land and other resources to changing...
  19. This publication contains a general presentation of figure in wood that includes many facets on the subject ranging from basic to highly specific. The objective is to present subject matter in a fashion to enhance knowledge and understanding of figure in wood.
  20. This paper draws out some lessons on how and why forest enterprises work. It summarises research from Brazil, China, Guyana, India, South Africa and Uganda. The research found that lasting associations generally have a strong degree of autonomy. They usually have leaders with a track-record of...
  21. The purpose of the Consultation was to contribute to the development of intermediate local technology and to raise its level in rural areas; to spread information amonst forestry top supervisers and staff responsible for forest operations with regard to the balancing of equipment and investment...
  22. Restoration Forestry brings together over 50 articles from professional foresters, ecologists, and resource planners at ground-breaking research centers around the world, providing actual results and valuable insights from ongoing forest eco-systems restoration projects in North America, Latin...
  23. Comprehensive research on the use of trees as a natural resource and the impact they have on our economy.
  24. The theme of the 4th KEFRI scientific conerence was "Recent advances in forestry research for environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development" with the objective of sharing and disseminating current research findings and technologies to enhance forestry development among...