Fenning, Trevor

Challenges and Opportunities for the World's Forests in the 21st Century

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Trevor Fenning

Part I. Sustainable Forestry and Conservation Objectives

2. A Burning Issue: Tropical Forests and the Health of Global Ecosystems
Paul McMahon

3. Silviculture of Planted Forests Managed for Multi-functional Objectives: Lessons from Chinese and British Experiences
W. L. Mason, J. J. Zhu

4. Forests for All? Considering the Conservation Implications of Human-Species Interactions in the Context of Multifunctional Forestry
Mariella Marzano, Christopher P. Quine, Norman Dandy

5. Human Engagement with Forest Environments: Implications for Physical and Mental Health and Wellbeing
Simon Bell, Catharine Ward Thompson

6. Sustainable Forest Management in China: Achievements in the Past and Challenges Ahead
Nuyun Li

7. The Value of Forest: An Ecological Economic Examination of Forest People’s Perspective
Debal Deb

Part II. Forest Resources Worldwide

8. Global Trends and Outlook for Forest Resources
Adrian Whiteman

9. Save the Forests: Use More Wood
William Ronald James “Wink” Sutton

Part III. Forests, Forestry and Climate Change

10. Forests in the Global Carbon Cycle
David Schimel

11. Forests, Forestry and Climate Change
J. Grace, J. I. L. Morison, M. P. Perks

12. The Influence of Climate Change on Insect Invasions in Temperate Forest Ecosystems
Patrick C. Tobin, Dylan Parry, Brian H. Aukema

Part IV. The Economics of Forestry

13. How Cost-Effective Is Forestry for Climate Change Mitigation?
Gregory Valatin, Colin Price

14. Additionality of Climate Change Mitigation Activities
Gregory Valatin

15. Different Economic Approaches in Forest Management
David B. South

Part V. Tree Breeding and Commercial Forestry

Eucalyptus Breeding for Clonal Forestry
Gabriel Dehon S. P. Rezende, Marcos Deon V. Resende, Teotônio F. Assis

17. Conifer Somatic Embryogenesis and Multi-Varietal Forestry
Yill-Sung Park

18. Modern Advances in Tree Breeding
Yousry A. El-Kassaby, Fikret Isik, Ross W. Whetten

19. A ‘Reality Check’ in the Management of Tree Breeding Programmes
Heidi S. Dungey, Alvin D. Yanchuk, Richard D. Burdon

20. Seed Orchards and Aspects on Supporting Tree Breeding
Dag Lindgren

Part VI. Biotechnological Approaches

21. Biosafety Considerations in the Context of Deployment of GE Trees
Hely Häggman, Suvi Sutela, Christian Walter, Matthias Fladung

22. Scientific Research Related to Genetically Modified Trees
Armand Séguin, Denis Lachance, Annabelle Déjardin, Jean-Charles Leplé, Gilles Pilate

23. Forest Biotechnology Futures
Kevan M. A. Gartland, Jill S. Gartland

24. Research and Application of Transgenic Poplar in China
Jianjun Hu, Lijuan Wang, Donghui Yan, Meng-Zhu Lu

Part VII. Genomic Studies with Forest Trees

25. Genome Resequencing in Populus: Revealing Large-Scale Genome Variation and Implications on Specialized-Trait Genomics
Wellington Muchero, Jessy Labbé, Priya Ranjan, Stephen DiFazio, Gerald A. Tuskan

26. Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics of Forest Trees
Andrew Groover, Stefan Jansson

Part VIII. Bio-Energy, Lignin and Wood

27. Willows as a Source of Renewable Fuels and Diverse Products
Angela Karp

28. Woodfuel Production in the UK: Unlocking the Existing Resource and Growing for the Future
Ian Tubby

29. Bioenergy Opportunities from Forests in New Zealand
Peter Hall, Michael Jack

30. Creating the Wood Supply of the Future
Barry Gardiner, John Moore

Part IX. Forest Science, Including Ecological Studies

31. Community Genetics Applications for Forest Biodiversity and Policy: Planning for the Future
Adam S. Wymore, Helen M. Bothwell, Zacchaeus G. Compson, Louis J. Lamit, Faith M. Walker, Scott A. Woolbright, Thomas G. Whitham

32. The Long Reach of Biogenic Emissions in the Atmosphere
Sanford Sillman

33. Ecological Interactions of the Host-Insect System Quercus robur and Tortrix viridana

Hilke Schroeder, Riziero Tiberi

34. Forests Have Survived Climate Changes and Epidemics in the Past. Will They Continue to Adapt and Survive? At What Cost?
Stephanos Diamandis

35. Horse Chestnut Bleeding Canker: A Twenty-First Century Tree Pathogen
S. Green, B. E. Laue, R. Nowell, H. Steele

36. The Use of Small Footprint Airborne LiDAR for the Estimation of Individual Tree Parameters in Sitka Spruce Stands
Juan C. Suárez

Keywords: Life Sciences, Forestry, Climate Change, Conservation Biology/Ecology, Forestry Management, Tree Biology

Publication year
Forestry Sciences
Page amount
16 pages
Natural Sciences

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