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Rain Forest Regeneration and Management

Series: Man and the Biosphere Volume: 6

Edited By: A Gómez-Pompa, TC Whitmore and M Hadley

457 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Parthenon Publishing

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #5911 | ISBN: 1850702616
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NHBS Price: £70.00 $86/€79 approx

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A pioneering study, published in conjunction with UNESCO. It surveys the state of current scientific knowledge on rain forest regeneration, and makes proposals for implementation of regeneration projects.


Part 1 The management of natural topical forests: deforestation in the tropics; different perceptions of tropical forest management; the human factor; silvicultural systems, regeneration and forest management; knowledge of the species; non-governmental organizations in forest management. Part 2 Tropical reviews: diagnosis of the temperment of tropical rain forest trees; tropical rain forest dynamics and its implications for management; reproductive biology and genetics of tropical forest trees in relation to conservation and management; aspects of tropical seed ecology of relevance to management of tropical forested wildlands; nutrient cycling processes and tropical forest management; tropical rain forest management: a status report. Part 3 Case studies. Part 4 In guise of a conclusion.

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