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Eucalyptus Plantations :  Research, Management and Development: Proceedings of the International Symposium, Guangzhou, China, 1-6 Semptember 2002 - Run-Peng Wei

Eucalyptus Plantations

Research, Management and Development: Proceedings of the International Symposium, Guangzhou, China, 1-6 Semptember 2002

By: Run-Peng Wei (Editor), Daping Xu (Editor)

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Published: 2003
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The book contains papers presented at a meeting by eucalyptus experts, scholars, consultants and company managers from different countries and regions. The authors report: (1) the most recent advances in eucalyptus research from different perspectives -- genetics, breeding, cultivation techniques, soil nutrition, plantation management, wood utilization, etc.; (2) the world-wide extension and development of the cultivated eucalyptus as a strategic forest tree with great economic, environmental and social significance; (3) plantation management merging ecological, environmental and legal concerns in operations practised by the private sector; (4) new approaches to utilization of eucalyptus woods. This book also represents a successful combination of academic research and practical operation in managing commercial eucalyptus plantations.

Preface
Eucalyptus: A Strategic Forest Treep. 3
Industrial Acacias in Asia: Small Brother or Big Competitor?p. 19
Brief Introduction of Eucalypt Cultivation and Utilization in Chinap. 37
Taxonomic Status and Its Impact on the Introduction and Domestication of the Eucalypts in Chinap. 42
Merging Ecological/Environmental Concerns into Sustainable Management of Short-rotation Forest Plantations in South China: Practices by Sino-Forest Corporationp. 51
Forestry Land Registration in the Southern Chinap. 64
The Challenges and Lessons from Breeding Eucalyptusp. 79
Cold Tolerant Plantation Eucalypts for South Central Chinap. 90
Important Traits and Combined Evaluation of Eucalypt Clonesp. 102
Variation in Fertility and Its Impact on Gene Diversity in a Seedling Seed Orchard of Eucalyptus tereticornisp. 111
Advances in Tissue Culture of Eucalyptus in Chinap. 128
A Study of Photosynthesis of Three-Month Old Eucalypt Cuttingsp. 138
Low-Input Tree Breeding Strategiesp. 149
Use of Site-Species Matching and Genetic Gain to Maximise Yield - A South African Examplep. 167
Genetic Gains in Growth of Eucalyptus urophylla from Seed Orchards in West Guangdongp. 186
Clonal Testing May be the Best Approach to Long-Term Breeding of Eucalyptusp. 192
Study on Combined Selection of Provenances/Families of Eucalyptus tereticornisp. 211
Analysis of Genetic Effects for Growth Traits of Eucalyptus globulus Labill, in a 6 x 6 Diallel Designp. 220
Analysis of Genetic Effects on Growth Traits in Eucalyptus maidenii F. Muellp. 229
Micronutrient Disorders in Eucalypt Plantations: Causes, Symptoms, Identification, Impact and Managementp. 241
An Overview of the Response of Eucalypts to Fertilizer at Dongmen, Southern Chinap. 253
Nutrient Management of Eucalypt Plantations in South Chinap. 269
Database System Approach for Integrated Plantation, Nutrition Managementp. 290
Inter-Rotation Site Management of Eucalypt Plantations in Southwestern Australia: A Partner Project in the CIFOR Network on Site Management and Productivityp. 301
Interaction of Associative Nitrogen-Fixation Bacteria with Eucalyptusp. 315
Using a Process-Based Forest Model to Estimate the Potential Productivity of Eucalyptus Plantations in Southern Chinap. 325
The Response of a Eucalyptus Hybrid Clone to Weed Control and Burningp. 338
A Study on Effect of Density/Spacing on Tree Growth and Stand Volume of Eucalyptus urophylla Plantation for Pulp Woodp. 352
Potential Threats of Plant Pathogens to Eucalyptus Plantations in Chinap. 358
Effect of Tree Spacing on Storm Resistance of Young Eucalyptus urophylla Plantationp. 368
Utilization of Plantation-Grown Eucalyptus: New Resources ... New Approachesp. 375
Gains and Losses on Sawn Wood Yield and Quality Through Forest Improvement, Management and Sawing Strategiesp. 392
Silvicultural Management of Private Eucalyptus Plantations for Wood Chips in Thailandp. 404
List of Participantsp. 415
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ISBN: 9789812385574
ISBN-10: 9812385576
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 2003
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.74