9780131136182

Wildlife, Forests and Forestry Principles of Managing Forests for Biological Diversity

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131136182

  • ISBN10:

    0131136186

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/11/2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

Introduction
What is Wildlife?
What is Diversity?
What is a Forest?
The Macro Approach, Managing Forest Landscapes
Species Composition
Age Structure
Spatial Heterogeneity
Edges
Islands and Fragments
Shores
The Micro Approach, Managing Forest Stands
Dying, Dead and Down Trees
Vertical Structure
Intensive Silviculture
Special Species
Synthesis and Implementation
Management Plans
Who Pays?
U.S. National Policies Related to Maintaining Biological Diversity in Forests
A Primer on the Metric System and Estimating Areas
Diversity Indices
Literature Cited and Author Index
Scientific Names and Taxonomic Index
Geographic Index
Subject Index
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