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The Southern Forest: Geography, Ecology, amd Silviculture

By: LC Walker and BP Oswald

332 pages, B/w photos, figs, maps

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #106658 | ISBN: 0849313074
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Provides a comprehensive description of the region from which in the future most of the US' wood for housing and paper will be grown and harvested. It provides the information for practicing foresters, researchers, and students to dramatically increase forest growth for the many forest types and in the various subregions without detrimentally affecting soil, species diversity, or long-term aesthetics.


Foreword Preface Geography of the Forest Ecology of the Forest - The Southern Pines Ecology of the Forest - The Lesser Conifers Ecology of the Forest - The Broadleaf Trees I: Upland Hardwoods II: Bottomland Hardwoods Establishing the Forest Protecting the Forest Improving the Forest Regenerating the Forest Integrating Uses of the Forest Notes Appendix A: Scientific Names of Trees Mentioned Appendix B: Scientific Names of Shrubs and Herbaceous Vegetation Mentioned Appendix C: Scientific Names of Insects Mentioned Appendix D: Scientific Names of Causal Agents of Diseases Mentioned Appendix E: Some Statistical Tables Index

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