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Arid zone forestry: A guide for field technicians

This is a Manual prepared as a working guide for field technicians involved in arid zone forestry practices. It is more a "here's how" publication than a detailed explanation of the theory and practice of forestry.

Topic:

Forests; Biodiversity; Education

Details:

This manual is organized into ten sections, including a general description of the arid environment, the function and place of trees and shrubs in arid zones, techniques of nursery operations in arid regions, the establishment and management techniques of forest plantations, special forest plantations, irrigated forest plantations, rehabilitation of saline environment, non-wood forest products, the involvement of local people, and tree and shrub species for arid zone forestry.

Author:

FAO

Publisher:

Forestry Department of FAO

Year:

1989

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