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Forestry: At A Glance

Ashok Kumar (Author)

The book entitled "Forestry: At a Glance" attempts to tackle this moving target by furnishing a good overview of the forestry background, outlining a range of current technologies and discussing a wide variety of applications and future prospects in forests. This text book will find profound utility by the students towards preparation of civil and state service examinations, ICAR Net and Scientists examinations, JRF and SRF examinations and University PG and Ph.D entrance examinations besides meeting other competitive demands of Professional graduates. The book has been designed particularly for the undergraduates, post-graduates, and state forest service, UPSC examinations related to forestry. High priority was given to making the book concerning the various topics of forestry science.

It covers the almost all subject related to forest viz., current forestry, principles and practies od silviculture, silvicultural systems, plantation forestry, agroforestry, social forestry, nursery technology, wasteland management, forest mensuration and management, forest inventory and remote sensing, forest tree improvment, forest survetying and leveling, forest soil and moisture conservation, water conservation and irrigation technologies, forest protection, forest policies and legislations, forest ecology and biodiversity conservation, forest utilization, wood science technology, geology and soil science, environmental science, forest economics, extension education and communication methods, ethno-botany and forest tribology, wildlife management and conservation etc.

Contents: 1. General forestry. 2. Principles of silviculture. 3. Practice of silviculture. 4. Silvicultural systems. 5. Plantation forestry. 6. Agroforestry. 7. Social forestry and wasteland management. 8. Nursery technology and management. 9. Forest management. 10. Forest mensuration. 11. Forest sampling and inventory. 12. Forest tree improvement. 13. Forest entomology. 14. Forest pathology. 15. Forest surveying and leveling. 16. Forest soils and moisture conservation. 17. Water conservation and irrigation. 18. Forest protection. 19. Forest policies and legislations. 20. Forest ecology and biodiversity conservation. 21. Forest utilization. 22. Non timber forest produces. 23. Wood science and technology. 24. Geology and soil science. 25. Environmental science. 26. Forest economics. 27. Extension education and communication. 28. Ethno-botany and tribology. 29. Wildlife management and conservation. 30. Miscellaneous. Glossary.

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About the author

Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar is an active personality in the field of Forestry for last 8 years as he has lot of knowledge in the forest and forestry aspects. Ashok Kumar is presently pursing Ph.D. from Systematic Botany Discipline, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun after his M.Sc. (Forestry) from Punjab Agricultural Univesity, Punjab and B.Sc. (Forestry) from Navsari Agricultural Univesity, Gujarat. He has published Eight International and Six National Publications. He had attended couples of confernces, seminars also. He has also worked in Invasive species project as a Junior Research Fellow for one and half years.

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Title Forestry: At A Glance
Author Ashok Kumar
Format Softcover
Date published: 31.05.2016
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 817089378X, 9788170893783
length x+816p., 11 Figures; 19 Table; 24cm.