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Introduction to Forest Science

Introduction to Forest Science - 2nd edition

Introduction to Forest Science - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780471856047

ISBN10: 0471856045

Introduction to Forest Science by Raymond A. Young - ISBN 9780471856047
Edition: 2ND 90
Copyright: 1990
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1990
International: No
Introduction to Forest Science by Raymond A. Young - ISBN 9780471856047

ISBN13: 9780471856047

ISBN10: 0471856045

Edition: 2ND 90

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Summary

An updated and expanded edition of the introductory forestry text. Treatment is comprehensive and more advanced than other forestry textbooks, featuring new chapters on range management, watershed management, and remote sensing, along with revised chapters on measurement of the forest, structure and function of forest trees, and structure and properties of wood. There is expanded material on the use of computers in forestry and on genetic engineering applications. Contains excellent tables and illustrations.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The Development of Forest Policy in the United States
Forest Regions of North America and the World

FOREST BIOLOGY

Structure and Function of Forest Trees
Forest Soils
Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding
Forest Ecology and the Forest Ecosystem
Interaction of Insects and Forest Trees
Diseases of Forest Trees

FOREST MANAGEMENT

Multiple-Use Management, Planning, and Administration
Forestry at the National Level
Nonindustrial Private Forests
Measurement of the Forest
Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems
Silviculture
Timber Management
Harvesting
Forest-Wildlife Interactions
Rangeland Management
Watershed Management
Forest Recreation Management
Behavior and Management of Forest Fires

FOREST PRODUCTS

Properties and Utilization of Wood
Wood for Fiber, Energy, and Chemicals
The Forest Products Economy
Forestry: The Profession and Career Opportunities

Appendices
Glossary
Index

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Introduction to Forest Ecosystem Science and Management by Raymond A. Young - ISBN 9780471331452
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