CONTENTS:- Part 1: Natural Resources. Part 2: Tree and Forest. Part 3: Sustainable Timber Production. Part 4: Forestry Concepts and Technologies. Part 5: Modern Forestry Approaches. Part 6: Practices for Increasing Forest Cover. Part 7: Social Values and Benefits. Part 8: Forests and Climate Change. Part 9: Events and Organizations.
Forestry is one of the fastest-evolving disciplines of agriculture, filled with rapidly advancing techniques and applications. Forestry: Principles and Applications attempts to tackle this moving target by furnishing a good overview of the field’s background, outlining a range of current technologies and discussing a wide variety of applications and future prospects. This textbook is written for undergraduates & postgraduates, university & college teachers, scientists and professional foresters. It offers a real-life introduction to the field of forestry and an interdisciplinary overview of the theory behind it. This textbook covers forestry in great depth and the real strength of the book lies in its focus on the context and applications of the field. Thanks to its wide scope, it not only serves as a useful introduction to the field but can also be used to understand how many other key forestry topics have changed in recent years as a consequence of the technology advancement. This textbook will significantly help the students for preparation of UPSC-Civil Service Exam, UPSC-Indian Forest Service Exam, ICFRE & ICAR Scientists/NET Exam, University Entrance Exam for admission to M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes.