Forest Management: Applications, Challenges and Strategies


Candace Buchanan (Editor)

Series: Environmental Remediation Technologies, Regulations and Safety
BISAC: NAT014000

This book discusses the applications, challenges and strategies of forest management. Chapter One reviews topics on the adaptation of forest management to climate change. Chapter Two focuses on the management of forests in Cameroon and in doing so, it exposes the fundamental problems arising from forest exploitation in the country, discusses the various challenges faced and proposes strategies to remedy the situation. Chapter Three studies the structure of understory plant communities in hinoki cypress plantation forests in Japan. Chapter Four introduces and discusses the basic principles behind the assessment of sustainability in forest management planning.
(Imprint: Novinka)


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Adapting Forest Management to Climate Change: Controlling Stand Density Depending on the Climate
Juan A. Blanco (Department Ciencias del Medio Natural, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Campus de Arrosadía, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain)

Chapter 2. Forest Management in Cameroon: Applications, Challenges and Strategies
Fidelis Orock Tanyi (Visiting Lecturer at the University of Buea, Cameroon, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management of the Higher Technical Teachers’ Training College (HTTTC) Kumba and founding president of the African Centre for Research, Innovation and Development (ACRID), Cameroon)

Chapter 3. The Structure of Understory Plant Communities in hinoki cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) Plantation Forests in Japan
Yoshiyuki Kiyono (Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan)

Chapter 4. Integrating Sustainability into Optimisation-Based Forest Management Planning in Ireland
Maarten Nieuwenhuis (University College Dublin, Ireland)


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