The North American Forests: The Geography, Ecology and Silviculture / Edition 1

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The text acts as a singular guidebook for specialists and students in natural resource disciplines examining the geography, ecology, and sil vicultural practices for sustaining North American forests; students i n curriculum's involving regional silviculture; and persons examining the goods and services from this varied, fascinating renewable resourc e. Benefiting from the author's five decades of practicing forestry, t he reader will trek into virtually every "neck of the woods" - perusin g exceptional field notes and photographs of the continent's forests.

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Describes where, why, and how the many kinds of trees found across the continent grow in forest cover types. Describes over 100 forest cover types involving several times that many species, including the Arctic tundra, Florida's tropics, the Atlantic's coastal pond pines, and the Pacific's Monterey pines. For students of forestry, people concerned about how to sustain the forests, and lay readers who want to understand why foresters do what they do to extract adequate goods and services from the resources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574441765
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/28/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.39 (w) x 9.49 (h) x 0.95 (d)

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