Part 1 Social, economic and scientific background: developmental forestry in Kamataka - an overview, S. Parameswarappa; land use policy and forests, S. Shyam Sunder; eucalypts in industrial and social plantations in Karnataka, P.J. Dilip Kumar; social or industrial forestry - an NGO's views, D.R. Prafulla Chandra and D.P. Savi Sachi; social implications of Eucalyptus propagation, G.N.N. Prasad and S.R. Ramaswamy; social or industrial forestry, N.S. Adkoli. Part 2 Forest growth: research strategy for monitoring tree growth and site change, P.G. Adlard; observed growth patterns of euclayps in Karnataka, P.G. Adlard; fast growing species and sustainability, A.N. Yellappa Reddy and G.V. Sugur; the influence of site factors on eucalypt growth in Karnataka, S.J. Dury and B.E. Manjunath; spacing at planting of short-rotation Eucalyptus in Karnantaka, P.G. Adlard, et al; results from intercropping fast-growing trees and food crops at Morogorro, Tanzania, J.F. Redhead; growth and spacing in eucalypts - a case study from Punjab, S.K. Kapur and A.S. Dogra; organic productivity, nutrient cycling and small watershed hydrology of natural forests and monoculture plantations in Chikmagalur District, H. Ramachandra Swamy; application of root bioassays to detect nutrient deficiencies in fast-growing trees and agoforestry crops, A.F. Harrison, et al. Part 3 Water use of eucalypts - a review, I.R. Calder; development of the deuterium tracing method for estimation of transpiration rates of trees, I.R. Calder; measurements of transpiration from Ecalyptus plantation, India, using deuterium tracing, I.R. Calder, et al; heat pulse observations of eucalptus grandis transpiration in South Africa, P.J. Dye and B.W. Olbrich; physiological studies in young eucalyptus stands in southern India and their use in estimating forest transpiration, J.M. Roberts, et al; the soil moisture regimes beneath forest and an agricultural crop, R.J. Harding, et al; measurements and modelling of interception loss from eucalyptus plantation in sothern India, R.L. Hall; water use of eucalypts in Kerala, J. Kallarackal. Part 4 Growth and water use: water use by eucalypts, measurement and implications for Australia and India, E.A.N. Greenwood; a water use and growth model for eucalyptus plantation in water limited conditions, I.R. Calder; comparative growth rates of eucalyptus in native forest and plantation monoculture, C.L. Beadle and C.R.A. Turnbull; modification of climate by forests, R.J. Harding; water use of agroforestry systems in semi-arid India, C.K. Ong, et al; comparative studies of the associated soil moisture regimes and productivity of different agroforestry systems, V. Bhaskar, et al.