Introduction to Forest Science / Edition 2

Introduction to Forest Science / Edition 2

by Raymond A. Young, Ronald L. Giese
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0471856045

ISBN-13: 9780471856047

Pub. Date: 02/28/1990

Publisher: Wiley

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471856047
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/1990
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.55(h) x 1.31(d)

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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