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1. Safety and health protection while using colour paint sprayers in the forest.

Safety risks related to the use of spray cans to mark trees and logs are discussed and compared with other marking methods. Toxicity and side effects of 7 ingredients of commonly used spray paints are tabulated. Correct procedures for handling spray cans are outlined.

Foreign Title :Sicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz beim Umgang mit Farbsprühdosen im Forst.

Author(s) : Grunwaldt, C.

Publisher : Forsttechnische Informationen, Mainz, Germany

Journal article : Forsttechnische Informationen 2005 No.No.3 pp.25-31

2. Social forestry (1) Evolving new forestry development strategy.

Author(s) : Kato, T.

Journal article : Tropical Forestry 1999 No.No. 46 pp.57-61 ref.5

3. Can independent forest management certification incorporate elements of landscape ecology?

Ways in which forest management certification agencies have addressed landscape ecology, and opportunities and limitations to future development of this aspect of certification, are discussed.

Author(s) : Pierce, A. R.; Ervin, J. B.

Journal article : Unasylva (English ed.) 1999 Vol.50 No.196 pp.49-56 ref.42

4. Hedges are making a come-back.

A short review of the roles which hedges perform: from nature conservation and protection, to soil erosion control, amelioration of microclimate, and the provision of fuelwood for local consumption. Some advice for the planning of new hedges and the maintenance of established or degraded hedgerows...

Foreign Title :La rivincita della siepe.

Author(s) : Reichelt, H.

Journal article : Mondo Macchina 1999 Vol.8 No.5 pp.54-56

5. Commercial logging and tropical rain forest.

Author(s) : Hattori, S.

Journal article : Tropical Forestry 1999 No.No. 45 pp.24-29

6. Bioamelioration of a sodic soil by silvopastoral systems in northwestern India.

The role of silvopastoral systems to improve soil organic matter and microbial activity was studied in north-western India. The silvopastoral systems were characterized by 3 tree species (Acacia nilotica, Dalbergia sissoo and Prosopis juliflora) and grass species such as Desmostachya bipinnata and...

Author(s) : Kaur, B.; Gupta, S. R.; Singh, G.

Journal article : Agroforestry Systems (Netherlands) 2002 Vol.54 No.1 pp.13-20 ref.17

7. Carbon storage and nitrogen cycling in silvopastoral systems on a sodic soil in northwestern India.

The role of tree and grass species in biomass productivity, C sequestration and N cycling in silvopastoral systems on a highly sodic soil was investigated in Haryana, India. The silvopastoral systems (located at Saraswati Reserved Forest, Kurukshetra) consisted of about 6-year-old trees of 3...

Author(s) : Kaur, B.; Gupta, S. R.; Singh, G.

Journal article : Agroforestry Systems (Netherlands) 2002 Vol.54 No.1 pp.21-29 ref.12

8. The flora of a cultural landscape: environmental determinants of change revealed using archival sources.

In a novel approach to the use of archive biological information, qualitative vascular plant abundance categories from the 1930 Flora of Northamptonshire were matched with quantitative distribution data from the 1995 Flora in order to reveal the species that have changed in commonness relative to...

Author(s) : McCollin, D.; Moore, L.; Sparks, T.

Journal article : Biological Conservation 2000 Vol.92 No.2 pp.249-263 ref.53

9. Evolution of [Indian] forest policy on grazing and its legal status.

Author(s) : Tewari, L. K.

Journal article : Indian Forester 1998 Vol.124 No.4 pp.207-210 ref.6

10. Hedges and landscape ecology.

Foreign Title :Siepi ed ecologia del paesaggio.

Author(s) : Franco, D.

Journal article : Genio Rurale 1998 Vol.61 No.3 pp.13-20 ref.48

11. The development of a recreation setting inventory and classification system.

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) was used as the study area to develop a recreation setting inventory and classification system. The nature of the diversity of settings necessitated a multiple attribute, individual setting, system being devised. The system devised relied on cluster analysis...

Author(s) : Richards, G. P.; Heywood, J. L.

Journal article : Australian Parks and Leisure 1999 Vol.1 No.3 pp.42-47

12. Community, forestry and conditionality in the Gambia.

An explanation is presented of the resurgence of the 'community' scale as a central organizing principle guiding contemporary environmental initiatives in Africa. It sets policies centred on the notion of community-based natural resource management in their regional political-economic context,...

Author(s) : Schroeder, R. A.

Journal article : Africa (London) 1999 Vol.69 No.1 pp.1-22 ref.3 pp. of

13. The effect of population and migration on forest cover in Indonesia.

It is noted that the massive loss of quantity and quality of natural forest cover in Indonesia threatens an important source of foreign exchange and employment. Several studies and government policies indicate that population growth, particularly among small landholders, is the principal cause of...

Author(s) : Sunderlin, W.; Resosudarmo, I. A. P.

Journal article : Journal of Environment & Development 1999 Vol.8 No.2 pp.152-169 ref.4 pp. of

14. Kisan nursery management - a study on its perceptual and functional dimensions.

Social forestry as a participation programme includes social and ecological contextuality. The paper focuses on the need for management intervention at the micro level. Information is presented from personal and socioeconomic profiles of the kisans (Andhra Pradesh, India), the grassroot...

Author(s) : Biswas, A.; Maity, S. K.; Haque, A.; Acharjee, S. K.

Journal article : Journal of Interacademicia 1999 Vol.3 No.1 pp.97-104 ref.6

15. A local resource?: a comparison of community forests in England and Germany.

A comparison of community forests in Germany and England found differences in land ownership and management. Conservation is currently the most important issue within the German community forests visited, while the most important issue within the 12 English Community Forests is tree planting....

Author(s) : Bralant, N.

Journal article : Quarterly Journal of Forestry 1999 Vol.93 No.1 pp.49-53 ref.4

16. Protected areas and conservation of biodiversity in the tropics.

A comparison was made of deforestation rates and the extent of forest fragmentation inside and outside protected areas in the Sarapiquí region of Costa Rica. Deforestation rates were determined using remotely sensed images with supervised classification. The processed images were georeferenced and...

Author(s) : Sánchez-Azofeifa, G. A.; Quesada-Mateo, C.; Gonzalez-Quesada, P.; Dayanandan, S.; Bawa, K. S.

Journal article : Conservation Biology 1999 Vol.13 No.2 pp.407-411 ref.17

17. Managing protected woodlands: fuelwood collection and law enforcement in lake Malawi national park.

The effect that law enforcement (specifically, the prohibition of cutting of wood for fuelwood within protected areas) has on fuelwood harvesting behaviour was investigated in Chembe village, Lake Malawi National Park, Malawi. Focal group sampling was used to examine the risk to women wood...

Author(s) : Abbot, J. I. O.; Mace, R.

Journal article : Conservation Biology 1999 Vol.13 No.2 pp.418-421 ref.18

18. The causes of forest cover loss in the hill forests in Bangladesh.

The hill forests in Bangladesh have been depleted and degraded in volume, area, and quantity, and require urgent forest protection, for which process the causes of forest loss need to be identified. This study analysed the fundamental causes, and identified four sets of problems, caused by: (i)...

Author(s) : Md. Abdus Salam; Noguchi, T.; Koike, M.

Journal article : GeoJournal 1999 Vol.47 No.4 pp.539-549 ref.37

19. Shrubs of regional provenance for the open landscape.

An account is given of a forum discussion on the subject of sourcing shrubs for use in landscape planning and amenity planting.

Foreign Title :Gehölze regionaler Herkunft in der freien Landschaft - Ergebnisse einer Podiumsdiskussion.

Author(s) : Behm, A.

Conference paper; Journal article : Zeitschrift für Kulturtechnik und Landentwicklung 1999 Vol.40 No.3 pp.131-136 ref.23

20. Management of forest resources in Laurenzana comune (Potenza).

Prompted by the creation of a protected nature reserve - a stand comprising oak [Quercus cerris] with some large, mature silver fir [Abies alba] trees - the authors outline the process of formulating a new management plan for forestry (including silvopastoralism) in this area of southern Italy, and ...

Foreign Title :Gestione delle risorse forestali del Comune di Laurenzana (Pz).

Author(s) : Mancino, G.; Mancusi, V.; Verrastro, F.

Journal article : Genio Rurale 1999 Vol.62 No.5 pp.33-41 ref.40

21. Birds on fragmented islands: persistence in the forests of Java and Bali.

A study describing, analysing and providing suggestions for the amelioration of the effect of long-term deforestation on the distribution of forest birds on the islands of Java and Bali (Indonesia). There are 11 chapters covering survival and extinction in bird communities (3 chapters), case...

Author(s) : Balen, S. van

Publisher : Landbouwuniversiteit Wageningen (Wageningen Agricultural University), Wageningen, Netherlands

Book; Thesis : Birds on fragmented islands: persistence in the forests of Java and Bali. 1999 pp.iv + 181 pp. ref.16 pp. of

22. Landscape structure and diversity of fleshy-fruited species at forest edges.

This study investigates correlations between mean α-diversity of woody species (fleshy-fruited and non-fleshy-fruited) at forest edges and the attributes of the sites and of the adjacent landscape that might influence it. For a total of 45 forest edges in three areas in northern Switzerland species ...

Author(s) : Kollmann, J.; Schneider, B.

Journal article : Plant Ecology 1999 Vol.144 No.1 pp.37-48 ref.52

23. Change in the vegetation mosaic of central Arizona USA between 1940 and 1989.

The landscape of central Arizona, USA, is characterized by a patchy distribution of three major vegetation types: chaparral, woodland and grassland. Disturbance is common in the landscape, primarily livestock grazing, fire and conversion (i.e., removal of woody plants to increase forage for...

Author(s) : Huebner, C. D.; Vankat, J. L.; Renwick, W. H.

Journal article : Plant Ecology 1999 Vol.144 No.1 pp.83-91 ref.25

24. Late Holocene human impact on the vegetation of southeastern Scotland: a pollen diagram from Dogden Moss, Berwickshire.

A pollen diagram is presented from Dogden Moss in Berwickshire, UK, which provides the first detailed record of human impact on vegetation in southeastern Scotland between the Bronze Age and the present day. The radiocarbon-dated pollen profile correlated with archaeological and historical records...

Author(s) : Dumayne-Peaty, L.

Journal article : Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 1999 Vol.105 No.3/4 pp.121-141 ref.many

25. Forest, game and lynx - a future together! The Bernese Oberland as an example.

In an area investigated in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland - in which, due to the influence of wild [game] animals there have been problems with forest regeneration for the last 30 years - hunting and the influence of the lynx have both contributed to a reduction in deer and chamois populations...

Foreign Title :Wald, Wild und Luchs - gemeinsam in die Zukunft! Ein Beispiel aus dem Berner Oberland.

Author(s) : Rüegg, D.; Baumann, M.; Struch, M.; Capt, S.

Journal article : Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen 1999 Vol.150 No.9 pp.342-346 ref.12