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Author Montagnini, Florencia, 1950-

Title Tropical forest ecology : the basis for conservation and management / Florencia Montagnini, Carl F. Jordan
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 295 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Tropical forestry, 1614-9785
Tropical forestry. 1614-9785
Contents Importance of Tropical Forests; Characteristics of Tropical Forests; Classification of Tropical Forests; Deforestation in the Tropics; Management of Tropical Forests; Plantations and Agroforestry Systems; Approaches for Implementing Sustainable Management Techniques; Conclusions
Summary "Here, a multi-disciplinary approach is presented to better the understanding of tropical forest ecology, as a necessary step in developing adequate strategies for conservation and management. The authors have long experience in both academic and practical matters related to tropical forest ecology and management."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-279) and index
Subject Forest conservation -- Tropics.
Forest management -- Tropics.
Rain forest conservation.
Rain forest ecology.
Rain forests -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Jordan, Carl F.
LC no. 2004116536
ISBN 3540237976 (alk. paper)
3540272445 (electronic bk.)
9783540237976 (alk. paper)
9783540272441 (electronic bk.)