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Introduction to Forestry Science 3e (Εισαγωγή στη δασολογία - έκδοση στα αγγλικά)


Introduction to Forestry Science 3e (Εισαγωγή στη δασολογία - έκδοση στα αγγλικά)

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ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ (SKU): 017016

Τιμή: 142,80
9781111308391
L. Devere Burton

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Introduction to Forestry Science 3e

Συγγραφέας: L. Devere Burton
ISBN: 9781111308391
Σελίδες: 544
Σχήμα: 22 Χ 28
Εξώφυλλο: Σκληρό
Έτος έκδοσης: 2013


Designed for introductory courses in forestry and natural resources, INTRODUCTION TO FORESTRY SCIENCE, Third Edition covers the principles and practices of forest management that are commonly practiced in the United States. Through its integration of science and forestry, this text provides students with both an overview of important topics in the forestry industryas well as an introduction to the biological processes involved in tree growth. Appropriate for a broad audience of learners, this practical text is filled with visual aids and tools designed to enhance student understanding. Terms to know, objectives, forest profiles, profiles on forest safety, looking back, questions for discussion and review, and learning activities can be found in each chapter. In addition, career profiles give students an overview of what it might be like to work in the forestry industry and demonstrate how concepts are applied in the real world.
Features
• This text exposes students to the basic concepts of forestry and provides them with an overview of what it might be like to work in the forest industry.
• Coverage includes topics such as wildlife issues in forest environments, understanding of water issues in forest environments, and the use of technology in forest management applications.
• Review questions are included in order to provide students with practice and help them retain information.
• Through coverage of career profiles, students are exposed to the types of jobs that are available in the industry as well as the qualifications that prospective employees will need to attain.
• Photographs and illustrations are included throughout the book in order to appeal to visual learners.


Table of Contents

Section I: INTRODUCTION: GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH THE FOREST.
1. Introduction to Forestry.
2. North American Forest Regions.
Section II: FOREST SAFETY
3. Safety in the Forest
Section III: FOREST MANAGEMENT
4. Silviculture
5. Measurement of Forest Resources
6. Harvest and Reforestation Practices
7. Fire and the Forest
8. Wildlife and the Forest
9. Water Quality and Watershed Management
10. The Role of Government in Forestry
Section III: FOREST PRODUCTS
11. Wood Construction Materials
12. Specialty Forest Products
13. Plantation Products and Practices
Section V NEW DIRECTIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES IN FORESTRY
14. Urban Forestry
15. Space-Age Forest Technologies
Section VI DENDROLOGY: THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF TREES
16. Physiology of Trees
17. Forest Ecology
18. Diseases and Pests of Trees
19. Anatomy and Classification of Trees
Section VII TREES OF THE FOREST
20. Tree Identification
APPENDICES.
Appendix I. North American Trees and Bushes.
Appendix II. Insects of Forests and Ornamental Trees.
Appendix III. Schools Offering Forestry/Natural Resource Programs.
Appendix IV. Timberland Ownership by State
Appendix V. United States Land Areas.
Appendix VI. The Tree Farm Community
Appendix VII. Harvested Volume in the United States by Ownership and Region
GLOSSARY.
INDEX.

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