Forestry Books

  • The Last Days of the Rainbelt

    Out on the Colorado plains, you can still take old U.S. Highway 40 east of Denver. The lonely two-lane road leaves the Front Range and the famous Colorado high country far behind. Before you hit the Kansas line, you'll encounter vast grass-covered prairies, occasional cattle, patches of irrigated land, and a procession of little wind-blown towns with names like Wild Horse, Kit Carson, and ...

  • Evapotranspiration: Principles and Applications for Water Management

    This book covers topics on the basic models, assessments, and techniques to calculate evapotranspiration (ET) for practical applications in agriculture, forestry, and urban science. This simple and thorough guide provides the information and techniques necessary to develop, manage, interpret, and apply evapotranspiration ET data to practical applications. The simplicity of the contents assists ...

  • Concentration Dynamics of Fecal Indicators in Hawaiian Coastal and Inland Sand, Soil, and Water during Rainfall Events

    Available as eBook only The contamination of recreational waters by waterborne pathogens poses a health threat to beach users. Recently, the importance of beach sand to the biological quality of beach water has been realized and verified. This study examined how urban rainfall runoff from a tributary stream affects the concentrations of fecal indicator bacteria (FIBs) in beach sand at a marine ...

  • Wood

    Test methods feature how to perform chemical analysis of wood and how to evaluate mechanical and physical properties. Others detail structural grading, wood paving blocks, and modified wood. Under the heading of wood preservatives, this volume covers for chemically analyzing preservatives and evaluating their physical ...

  • Wood

    Test methods feature how to perform chemical analysis of wood and how to evaluate mechanical and physical properties. Others detail structural grading, wood paving blocks, and modified wood. Under the heading of wood preservatives, this volume covers for chemically analyzing preservatives and evaluating their physical ...

  • Hidden forestry revealed: Characteristics, constraints and opportunities for small and medium forest enterprises in Ghana

    This report reviews the status of SMFEs in Ghana. It provides information on the various issues confronting the sub-sector and identifies mechanisms for harnessing the potential of SMFEs to effectively contribute to poverty reduction and sustainable forest management in ...

  • Forests for People : Community Rights and Forest Tenure Reform

    In recent years governments in the South have transferred at least 200 million hectares of forests to communities living in and around them . This book assesses the experience of what appears to be a new international trend that has substantially increased the share of the world's forests under community administration. Based on research in over 30 communities in selected countries in Asia ...

  • Promising African plants

    This full-colour publication highlights 25 promising African plants, a selection from 10 years PROTA programme.    They include vegetables (e.g. spider plant, roselle, African eggplant), cereals and pulses (e.g. African rice, tef, bambara groundnut), dyes and tannins (e.g. dye-sorghum, n’galama, turmeric), vegetable oils (e.g. Allanblackia, shea butter tree), timbers (e.g. alstonia, moabi, ...

  • Wood

    Test methods feature how to perform chemical analysis of wood and how to evaluate mechanical and physical properties. Others detail structural grading, wood paving blocks, and modified wood. Under the heading of wood preservatives, this volume covers for chemically analyzing preservatives and evaluating their physical ...

  • Wood

    Test methods feature how to perform chemical analysis of wood and how to evaluate mechanical and physical properties. Others detail structural grading, wood paving blocks, and modified wood. Under the heading of wood preservatives, this volume covers for chemically analyzing preservatives and evaluating their physical ...

  • Plastics (III): D 5117 - latest

    These 3 volumes feature 429 plastics-related standards, including test methods that establish standard procedures for assessing physical, mechanical, optical, permanence, and thermal properties.These volumes include specifications that fix standard property requirements for thermoplastic, thermosetting, and reinforced thermosetting materials. Others cover film, sheeting, and cellular ...

  • Plastics (III): D 5117 - latest

    These 3 volumes feature 429 plastics-related standards, including test methods that establish standard procedures for assessing physical, mechanical, optical, permanence, and thermal properties.These volumes include specifications that fix standard property requirements for thermoplastic, thermosetting, and reinforced thermosetting materials. Others cover film, sheeting, and cellular ...

  • Plastics (I): D 256 - D 3159

    These 3 volumes feature 429 plastics-related standards, including test methods that establish standard procedures for assessing physical, mechanical, optical, permanence, and thermal properties.These volumes include specifications that fix standard property requirements for thermoplastic, thermosetting, and reinforced thermosetting materials. Others cover film, sheeting, and cellular ...

  • Plastics (II): D 3222 - D 5083

    These 3 volumes feature 429 plastics-related standards, including test methods that establish standard procedures for assessing physical, mechanical, optical, permanence, and thermal properties.These volumes include specifications that fix standard property requirements for thermoplastic, thermosetting, and reinforced thermosetting materials. Others cover film, sheeting, and cellular ...

  • Plastics (I): D 256 - D 3159

    These 3 volumes feature 429 plastics-related standards, including test methods that establish standard procedures for assessing physical, mechanical, optical, permanence, and thermal properties.These volumes include specifications that fix standard property requirements for thermoplastic, thermosetting, and reinforced thermosetting materials. Others cover film, sheeting, and cellular ...

  • Plastics (II): D 3222 - D 5083

    These 3 volumes feature 429 plastics-related standards, including test methods that establish standard procedures for assessing physical, mechanical, optical, permanence, and thermal properties.These volumes include specifications that fix standard property requirements for thermoplastic, thermosetting, and reinforced thermosetting materials. Others cover film, sheeting, and cellular ...

  • Corporate Guide to Voluntary Sector Initiatatives in CSR

    Get the inside track from some of the world's key sector initiatives. This report examines leading global initiatives across a range of industries and tells you what works (and pays!), why some initiatives are doomed to fail and why and how you should get involved. This report will: Update you on the progress of the various sector initiatives, highlighting which have developed a strong ...

  • State of the World’s Forests 2009

    What will be the impact on forests of future economic development, globalized trade and increases in the world’s population? The 2009 edition of the biennial State of the World’s Forests looks forward, with the theme “Society, forests and forestry: adapting for the future”. Part 1 summarizes the outlook for forests and forestry in each region, based on FAO’s periodic regional forest-sector ...

  • State of the World's Forests 2009 (Russian version)

    What will be the impact on forests of future economic development, globalized trade and increases in the world's population? The 2009 edition of the biennial State of the World's Forests looks forward, with the theme "Society, forests and forestry: adapting for the future". Part 1 summarizes the outlook for forests and forestry in each region, based on FAO's periodic regional forest-sector ...

  • Compilation of Agrinews videos (2005-2007) / Compilation des videos Agriflash (2005-2007)

    This compilation contains the following Agrinews videos: 1) Cashew nut, artemisia, compost; 2) Wheat rust, purifying water, keep chicken health; 3) Wamis-net, botanic clinics, striga; 4)Banana, anthurium, practical guide: duck raising; 5) Gluten free, bamboo, goat rearing; 6) Mango kernel, aguide for exporters, the bird flu; 7) Banana leaves, fruit fly, fish preservation; 8) Organic pineapple, ...

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