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Reforestation in arid lands

Fred R Weber

Reforestation in arid lands

by Fred R Weber

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Published by ACTION (Service Corps)], Peace Corps in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reforestation -- United States,
  • Arid regions -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-248)

    StatementFred R. Weber
    SeriesVITA publications manual series - Volunteers in Technical Assistance -- no. 37 E, ACTION pamphlet -- no. 4200.20, Program & training journal manual series - Peace Corps -- no. 5
    ContributionsPeace Corps (U.S.), Volunteers in Technical Assistance
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16085024M

    This is the French translation for a manual which presents some current, state-of-the-art examples of forestry programs in West Africa. It is based on the collective experiences of foresters and of local farmers and herders. Since many of the problems of reforestation of dry areas are the same worldwide, the text (which focuses on the broad subject of project implementation) includes methods Author: Virginia C. Palmer. Reforestation techniques in the semi-arid zones of Africa south of the Sahara. Foreign Title: Techniques de reboisement dans les zones subdesertiques d'Afrique au sud de Sahara. Author(s): Ferlin, G. R. Author Affiliation: Les Cigales, Chemin de Bellevue, Sanary, : G. R. Ferlin.

    ERIC ED Reboisement des Terres Arides. (Reforestation in Arid Lands. Manual M5A). Appropriate Technologies for Development Series. Item Preview. The main theme of this book is the reconstruction of past arid environments, with the help of palynology. Palynology was for a long time rarely practised in arid lands due to both technical and conceptual difficulties, mainly centered around poverty in pollen grains and different approaches necessary for treating the spectra, as compared with forested by:

    The paper describes past experience and the present state of reforestation in the arid and semi-arid zones of Chile. Some edaphoclimatic reference information is given for the areas. A summary is given of species introduction trials carried out to date with their initial results and indications of the experimental designs by: 6.   The book, published by the MIT Press, focuses on arid and dry lands on a global scale and how changes to these landscapes are politically motivated rather than environmentally motivated. The chapter, as well as the entirety of the book, focuses on analyzing how the modern view of deserts and arid lands are far different than the global.


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