Introduction to Forestry (Hardback)
Forestry is the science, skills and activities related to the human utilisation of the big plants called trees and the land on which they are growing. The science of forestry has elements that belong to the biological, physical, social, political and managerial sciences. Forestry is an important economic segment in various industrial countries. The present text is intended to give a broad overview of the various activities in forestry. The book details several key fields within forestry, including: Forest Types and Forest Policies, Forest Regeneration, Regeneration by Artificial Method, Tending Operations, Forest Mensuration, Measurement of Trees, Forests, and Forest Products, Volume Measurement of Logs, Diameter Measurements, Identification of Tree Species, Agroforestry, Fast Growing Trees, Layout of Nursery for Forestry, and Forest Plantation and thair Management. We hope that this book will serve as a guide in achieving uniformly high standards of postgraduate education in Forestry.