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Planted forests : contributions to the quest for sustainable societies

Author: James Reid Boyle
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Forestry sciences, v. 56.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Planted forests, from irrigated eucalypts in Brazil to Douglas-fir seedlings in the mountains of Oregon, are described and discussed by international experts.


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Reid Boyle
ISBN: 0792354680 9780792354680
OCLC Number: 40113370
Notes: Papers presented at a symposium, held June 1995 in Portland, Oregon.
Includes index.
Description: 472 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: to Planted Forests.- Planted forests: views and viewpoints.- Sustainable management of planted forests: some comparisons between Central Europe and the United States.- The Nature and Uses of Planted Forests.- Planted forests of the wet and dry tropics: their variety, nature, and significance.- Eucalypt plantations.- Douglas-fir planted forests.- Loblolly - the pine for the twenty-first century.- Planted forests: poplars.- The need for planted forests and the example of radiata pine.- Four common myths about plantation forestry.- Multiple purpose forests and the national forest system.- Sustainable plantations of high-yield Eucalyptus trees for production of fiber: the Aracruz case.- Trees outside forests: agro-, community, and urban forestry.- Forests planted for ecosystem restoration or conservation.- Technical and Social Considerations for Planted Forests.- How can we feign sustainability with an increasing population?.- Applications of biotechnology for forest regeneration.- Vulnerability of planted forests to biotic and abiotic disturbances.- Environmental impacts of forest monocultures: water use, acidification, wildlife conservation, and carbon storage.- On the sustainable productivity of planted forests.- Private forest investment and long-run sustainable harvest volumes.- International expectations for sustainable forestry: A view from the U. S. forest industry.- The potential of high-yield plantation forestry for meeting timber needs.- Case Studies of Planted Forests.- Planted forests, agriculture, and the environment - a perspective.- Multiple rotation yields for intensively managed plantations in the Amazon basin.- Sustainable management of native and exotic plantations in Australia.- Radiata pine plantations in Chile.- Small-scale planted forests in Zululand, South Africa: An opportunity for appropriate development.- Sustainability issues in Switzerland's forests.- Ecosystem management and plantation forestry: New directions in British Columbia.- Ideology and culture in the Oregon country: The landscapes of a planting society.- The integration of planted and natural forests in a regional landscape.- Epilogue.
Series Title: Forestry sciences, v. 56.
Responsibility: edited by James Reid Boyle [and others].
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