xv, 298p., Gloss., App., Bib., Index, 23 cm. (First Edition pub. in 1979) (Revised Edition pub. in 1991)
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. The Clear-felling System. 3. The Uniform System. 4. The Group System. 5. The Shelterwood-strip System and Wedge System. 6. The Irregular Shelterwood System and the Indian Irregular Shelterwood System. 7. The Selection System and the Group Selection System. 8. Accessory Systems. 9. The Coppice Systems. 10. Conversions. 11. Choice of Silvicultural System. 12. Dauerwald. 13. The Management of Bamboo Forests. 14. Management of Road-side Avenues and Canal Plantations.
This book describes the various silvicultural systems as practised in India. The book also gives brief description of some of the systems which are being practised in European and American countries. Some appendices of the important working plans of the whole of the country has been added in this second revised edition.