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Invasive Wild Pigs in North America: Ecology, Impacts, and Management

1st Edition

Kurt C. VerCauteren, James C. Beasley, Stephen S. Ditchkoff, John J. Mayer, Gary J. Roloff, Bronson K. Strickland
December 18, 2019

Throughout North America, non-native wild pigs have become an ecologically and economically destructive invasive species. Though they are regarded as a popular game species by some, provide economic benefits to others, and are even engrained into societal heritage in some areas, wild pigs are...

Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity: Scale, Context, and Nature

1st Edition

Erik A. Beever, Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala
November 15, 2019

In contexts outside of ecology, the term "disturbance" carries a variety of negative connotations. Within ecology, however, disturbances are neither inherently negative nor positive for ecological systems; instead, their effects depend on the context, scale, and species involved. As ecologists...

Prospects and Utilization of Tropical Plantation Trees

1st Edition

Liew Kang Chiang
November 11, 2019

Large numbers of tropical trees from natural forests or plantation forest are available for human consumption and management. This book focuses on the prospects and utilization of tropical plantation trees in context of economic and business, planting, managing stocks, and uses of trees converted...

Rubber Plantations and Carbon Management

1st Edition

Arun Jyoti Nath, Biplab Brahma, Ashesh Kumar Das
October 24, 2019

With the increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration and the resulting environmental consequences for plants, it is necessary to consider the future of rubber plantations, an important source of latex for rubber production. In this volume, the authors explore the ecology of rubber...

Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories

1st Edition

Daniel Mandallaz
September 19, 2019

Sound forest management planning requires cost-efficient approaches to optimally utilize given resources. Emphasizing the mathematical and statistical features of forest sampling to assess classical dendrometrical quantities, Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories presents the statistical...

Agroforestry and Climate Change: Issues and Challenges

1st Edition

Manoj Kumar Jhariya, Dhiraj Kumar Yadav, Arnab Banerjee
June 28, 2019

This volume provides an abundance of valuable information on emerging eco-friendly technology and its potential role in combating climate change via agroforesty. The volume begins by describing the recent understanding of the scenario of climate change and its issues and challenges and provides an...

Forest Biometrics with Examples in R

1st Edition

Lauri Mehtatalo, Juha Lappi
June 01, 2019

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Deer Management for Forest Landowners and Managers

1st Edition

David S. DeCalesta, Michael C. Eckley
May 01, 2019

This book is designed to help landowners and forestry professionals develop, implement, and monitor programs to manage both deer and forests with emphasis on resolving deer impact issues. Chapters cover management strategies through identifying and setting goals; managing deer populations and deer...

Monograph on Brachystelma and Ceropegia in India

1st Edition

Thammineni Pullaiah, Subbiah Karuppuswamy, Kondragunta Sri Rama Murthy
April 15, 2019

The book provides data on all the species of the two genera Genera Brachystelma Sims and Ceropegia L. in India for their bioprospection and conservation. The other objectives are to promote the beauty and uniqueness of the species of these two genera and also to provide medicinal and edible uses...

Mangroves for Building Resilience to Climate Change

1st Edition

R.N. Mandal, R. Bar
December 12, 2018

This valuable book is a comprehensive volume on mangroves, with information accessible to both botany professionals and students. It provides an easy method of identifying mangroves and distinguishing one species from another. What is a mangrove and what are the criteria of mangroves are...

Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

1st Edition

Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano
November 21, 2018

Forestry today, like many other sectors that traditionally rely on material goods, faces significant global drivers of societal change that are less often addressed than the environmental concerns commonly in the spotlight of scientific, political, and news media. There are three major...

Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management

1st Edition

Eugenio Martinez-Falero, Susana Martin-Fernandez, Antonio D. Garcia-Abril
March 09, 2018

Forest management has evolved from a mercantilist view to a multi-functional one that integrates economic, social, and ecological aspects. However, the issue of sustainability is not yet resolved. Quantitative Techniques in Participatory Forest Management brings together global research in three...

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