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Challenges and Opportunities for the World's Forests in the 21st Century (Reprint) (Paperback)

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This book addresses the challenges and opportunities faced by the world’s forests posed by climate change, conservation objectives, and sustainable development needs including bioenergy, outlining the research and other efforts that are needed to understand these issues, along with the options and difficulties for dealing with them. It contains sections on sustainable forestry & conservation; forest resources worldwide; forests, forestry and climate change; the economics of forestry; tree breeding & commercial forestry; biotechnological approaches; genomic studies with forest trees; bio-energy, lignin & wood; and forest science, including ecological studies. The chapters are contributed by prominent organisations or individuals with an established record of achievement in these areas, and present their ideas on these topics with the aim of providing a ready source of information and guidance on these topics for politicians, policy makers and scientists for many years to come.
Edition: Reprint
Genre: Technology, Science, Nature
Series Title: Forestry Sciences
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Textstream
Language: English
Street Date: October 7, 2016
TCIN: 51776539
UPC: 9789402402216
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-9856

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