4. Forestry and Conservation

  1. Stephen Burchett and
  2. Sarah Burchett

Published Online: 30 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670095.ch4

Introduction to Wildlife Conservation in Farming

Introduction to Wildlife Conservation in Farming

How to Cite

Burchett, S. and Burchett, S. (2010) Forestry and Conservation, in Introduction to Wildlife Conservation in Farming, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470670095.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699355

Online ISBN: 9780470670095

Keywords:

  • forestry and conservation;
  • world's forests and continued exploitation - indiscriminate exploitation and conversion to cash crops to philosophy of sustainable forest management (SFM);
  • SFM, increasing forest cover - forest quality and socio-economic status of forest communities around the world;
  • tropical forests conservation, for land use - tropical Asia and Pacific, Africa and South America;
  • forest management techniques - the UK model;
  • herbaceous flora, associated with coppice woodlands;
  • threats to the Sunart Atlantic Oakwoods - fragmentation due to under-planting, conversion to commercial conifer plantations and clearance for upland grazing;
  • enrichment planting - INIKEA project, implications and global benefits;
  • commercial utilisation and biodiversity;
  • Malaysian forestry industry, and tropical hardwood - from Dipterocarpaceae family of trees

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Forest management

  • Forest management techniques: the UK model

  • Coppice

  • Coppice and wildlife

  • Wood pasture

  • Commercial forestry

  • High forest

  • Planting

  • Harvesting

  • Sustainable forest management

  • Summary

  • References