Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources by Donald L. Grebner; Pete Bettinger; Jacek P. Siry
Call Number: SD373 .G74 2013
Publication Date: 2013-02-07
Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources presents a broad overview of the profession of forestry. The book details several key fields within forestry, including forest health, economics, policy, utilization, and forestry careers. Chapters deal specifically with forest products and harvesting, recreation, wildlife habitats, tree anatomy and physiology, and ethics.
Forest Tree Breeding in Europe by Luc E. Pâques (Editor)
Call Number: SD399.5 .F67 2013
Publication Date: 2013-06-12
Forest tree breeding has been ongoing for more than 70 years across Europe. It has successfully generated improved varieties for the major economical forest tree species. They are part of the present European forestry landscape and largely contribute to intensive wood production and other forest activities. In this book, state-of-art breeding techniques are described for the main forest tree species.
The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature by David George Haskell
Call Number: QH105 .T2 .H37 2012
Publication Date: 2012-03-15
Winner of loads of prizes, including the Best Book Award from the National Academies 2013. For one year biologist David Haskell studied a single square metre of forest to reveal a hidden world.