ISBN-10:
0131136186
ISBN-13:
9780131136182
Pub. Date:
02/11/2003
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Wildlife, Forests and Forestry: Principles of Managing Forests for Biological Diversity / Edition 1

Wildlife, Forests and Forestry: Principles of Managing Forests for Biological Diversity / Edition 1

by Malcolm L. Hunter Jr.

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ISBN-13: 9780131136182
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 02/11/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. What is Wildlife?
2. What is Diversity?
3. What is a Forest?

II. THE MACRO APPROACH, MANAGING FOREST LANDSCAPES.

4. Species Composition.
5. Age Structure.
6. Spatial Heterogeneity.
7. Edges.
8. Islands and Fragments.
9. Shores.

III. THE MICRO APPROACH, MANAGING FOREST STANDS.

10. Dying, Dead and Down Trees.
11. Vertical Structure.
12. Intensive Silviculture--A. J. Kimball and M. L. Hunter, Jr.
13. Special Species.

IV. SYNTHESIS AND IMPLEMENTATION.

14. Management Plans.
15. Who Pays?
Appendix 1: U.S. National Policies Related to Maintaining Biological Diversity in Forests--Sarah S. Stockwell.
Appendix 2: A Primer on the Metric System and Estimating Areas.
Appendix 3: Diversity Indices--Catherine A. Elliott.
Literature Cited and Author Index.
Scientific Names and Taxonomic Index.
Geographic Index.
Subject Index.

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