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Global forest resources

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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-334) and index.

    StatementAlexander S. Mather.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD373 .M344 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 341 p. :
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1282437M
    ISBN 100881921785
    LC Control Number92139980

    These global assessments provide valuable information to policy-makers in countries, to international negotiations, arrangements and organizations related to forests and to the general public. The Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA ) covers all seven thematic elements of sustainable forest management: • Extent of forest resources.   The relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem productivity has been explored in detail in herbaceous vegetation, but patterns in forests are far less well understood. Liang et al. have amassed a global forest data set from >, sample plots in 44 countries. A positive and consistent relationship can be discerned between tree diversity and ecosystem Cited by:


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