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Title Plantation technology in tropical forest science / K. Suzuki [and others] (eds.)
Published Tokyo ; New York : Springer, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 292 pages) : illustrations
Contents General Overview -- Ecology and Physiology of Dipterocarpaceae -- Forest Genetics for Sustainable Forest Management -- Recent Developments in Vegetative Propagation Techniques and Their Application for Tropical Forest Trees -- The Significance of Mycorrhizae in Forest Ecosystems -- Plantation Forestry in the Tropics -- Propagation Technique for Tropical Forest Trees -- Vegetative Propagation of Dipterocarp Species by Stem Cuttings Using a Very Simple Technique -- Assessment of the Relative Amenability to Vegetative Propagation by Leafy Cuttings of 14 Tropical and Subtropical Eucalyptus and Corymbia Species -- Production of Cuttings in a Peat Swamp Species from Sarawak, Malaysia -- Developments in Dipterocarp Propagation Research in the Philippines -- An Updated Overview of Advances in Somatic Embryogenesis in Forest Trees -- Comparative Studies on the Survival and Growth of Seedlings and in Vitro-Raised Plants of Shorea robusta and Dipterocarpus turbinatus -- Tissue Culture of Swietenia macrophylla King (Big-Leaf Mahogany) -- Micropropagation of Shorea roxburghii and Gmelina arborea by Shoot-Apex Culture -- Tree Tissue Culture and Ex Vitro Sand Rooting for Reforestation -- Use of Mycorrhizae Symbiosis for Dipterocarp Forests -- Mycorrhizal Research in Malaysian Plantation Forestry -- Remarks on the Mycorrhizae of Some Tree Species in Vietnam -- Mycorrhizal Formation and Growth of Shorea leprosula in Bukit Suharto After Using Charcoal and Rockphosphate -- Inoculation Method of Scleroderma columnare onto Dipterocarps -- Competitiveness of Two Strains of Pisolithus tinctorius on Seedlings of Three Dipterocarp Species Under Nursery and Field Conditions -- Ectomycorrhizas of Dipterocarps in Logged-Over Forests and Plantations -- Man-Made Forests and Biodiversity in the Asia-Pacific Region -- The Role of Industrial Forest Plantations in Supporting Pulp and Paper Industries: A Case Study in South Sumatra, Indonesia -- Planting Techniques and Growth of Dipterocarps in an Abandoned Secondary Forest in East Kalimantan, Indonesia -- Effect of Enrichment Planting on Restoring the Logged-Over Dipterocarps in a Tropical Rainforest of Central Sumatra -- Effects of Periodic Drought on Gas Exchange and Phyllode Water Status of Acacia mangium and A. auriculiformis Growing on Sand Tailings -- Reforestation and Biodiversity in the Asia-Pacific Region -- Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management of Forests: Socioeconomic Problems with Farm-Forestry of Rainforest Timber Production in North Queensland
Summary "This volume presents comprehensive and practical information on propagation techniques, mycorrhizal inoculation, and reforestation of useful tropical forest trees. It also covers the physiology and ecology of dipterocarps. Written by leading international figures from a wide range of disciplines in forest sciences and plant biotechnology, this book will be an invaluable source of information for researchers, decision makers, and practitioners in the sphere of forest plantation."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Mychorrhizas
Plant biotechnology.
Reforestation.
Tropical plants -- Biotechnology.
Tropical plants -- Propagation.
Form Electronic book
Author Suzuki, Kazuo, 1944-
LC no. 2005930231
ISBN 4431280537 (hd. bd.)
4431280545 (electronic bk.)
9784431280538 (hd. bd.)
9784431280545 (electronic bk.)