Afforestation, Reforestation and Forest Restoration in Arid and Semi-arid Tropics, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 9400774516
  • ISBN-13: 9789400774513
  • DDC: 634.956
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 295 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The book is a comprehensive manual of practice for execution of afforestation and tree planting programmes in arid and semi-arid tropics. It includes a compact running account of the technology of afforestation and the relevant principles and practices in management of afforestation projects. It provides a wide range of structured information and a number of model designs which can be gainfully put to use by the field level supervisors as also by the managers concerned with planning and control of such projects. Written by a practising specialist, the book is invaluable for anyone concerned with the practice of afforestation and tree planting, be he a tree hobbyist or a school teacher, a professional forester or a senior policy maker in government, an industrialist or a philanthropist, an environmental activist or a member of a community service organization.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Technology.
2: Introduction.
3: Nursery Techniques.
4: Site Selection, Survey and Treatment Plan.
5: Fencing Work.
6: Soil and Water Conservation Works.
7: Planting, Regeneration, Aftercare and Maintenance.
8: Management.
9: Costing and Estimation of Works.
10: Organising and Staffing Programmes and Projects.
11: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation.
12: Ensuring Sustainability.