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Dryland Forestry : Planning and Management - Peter F. Ffolliott

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Published: 7th November 1994
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This study uses an innovative approach towards integrating biophysical and socioeconomical components into environmentally sound, sustainable forest management practices in dryland regions. The text covers technical considerations in dryland forestry, agroforestry systems, rehabilitation of saline regions, investment and employment opportunities, and forestry extension programmes. Issues such as conservation, watershed management, grazing practice, livestock production, small-scale agricultural crop production and wildlife are discussed. The recreation and tourism industry is also addressed.

Partial table of contents:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF DRYLAND REGIONS.

Livestock Production and Management of Grazing Lands.

Watersheds and Management of Water Resources.

Forestry.

Investment, Employment, Income Generation.

PLANNING AND ASSESSING FORESTRY PROJECTS, MULTIPLE USE MANAGEMENT.

Planning.

Assessing Forestry Projects.

TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS.

Nursery Operations and Improvement of Planting Stock.

Irrigated Forest Plantations.

SPECIAL TOPICS.

Fuelwood Production.

Agroforestry.

Soil Erosion and Control Measures.

IMPLEMENTING AND SUPPORTING ACTIVITIES.

Involvement of Rural People.

Forestry Extension Programs.

Appendices.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471548003
ISBN-10: 0471548006
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 453
Published: 7th November 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.38 x 16.33  x 2.77
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 1