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Ecology and Management of Central Hardwood Forests

By: Ray R Hicks

412 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Nov 1998 | #85674 | ISBN: 0471137588
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Presenting in-depth information about forest management, silviculture, and the ecology of hardwood forests, this book covers the hardwood forests of the Central United States. It deals not only with the economic factors of timber production but also with the public and social aspects of forest management.


The Central Hardwood Region.; Historical Development.; Ecological Relationships.; Silvical Characteristics of the Major Central Hardwood Species.; Silviculture of Central Hardwoods.; Management of Central Hardwoods.; Synthesis and Conclusions.; Glossary.; Literature Cited.; Appendices.; Index.

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RAY R. HICKS, Jr., is Professor of Forestry at West Virginia University. His research centers on ecological studies of forests, including nutrient cycling, forest health, and forest pest management.

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