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Ecological Methods in Forest Pest Management

David Wainhouse

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198505648
eISBN:
9780191728150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198505648.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This book aims to provide a critical appraisal of the theory and practice of key methods of forest pest management. The appropriate application of these ‘ecological methods’ in the development of ... More


Multiaged Silviculture: Managing for Complex Forest Stand Structures

Kevin O'Hara

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703068
eISBN:
9780191788796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703068.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Multiaged silviculture is an emerging global strategy for managing many forest lands around the world. It includes the broad area of silviculture of stands with two or more age classes. Over recent ... More


Pine Silviculture

D. Bruce Means

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Coastal Plain contains the highest species density of amphibians and reptiles in the United States and Canada. Of the seventy-seven species of salamanders and frogs native to the Coastal Plain ... More


* Gendered Knowledge and the African Shea-Nut Tree

Judith Carney and Marlene Elias

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In African forestry systems, silvicultural knowledge within a rural population varies with ethnicity, socio-economic standing, age, and gender. In rural West Africa, gender roles are highly ... More


The Conservation Model: Universal Pattern, Local Adaptation

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter traces the origins, development and spread of the “conservation model” of forest management from the late 1400s until the mid-20th century. It challenges historical interpretations which ... More


Introduction

Kevin L. O’Hara

in Multiaged Silviculture: Managing for Complex Forest Stand Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703068
eISBN:
9780191788796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703068.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Multiaged stands are defined as having two or more age classes. They encompass traditional selection stands as well as simpler, two-aged stands that might result from a shelterwood with reserves. ... More


Transformations to multiaged stand structures

Kevin L. O’Hara

in Multiaged Silviculture: Managing for Complex Forest Stand Structures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198703068
eISBN:
9780191788796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703068.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

There is a growing, international interest in transforming even-aged to multiaged stands. There are many possible pathways for transformation or conversion of stands, and many different possible ... More


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