Unasylva - No. 217 - Forest threats














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An international journal of forestry and forest industries - Vol. 55 2004/2

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Editor:
A. Perlis
Editorial Advisory Board:
F. Castañeda, T. Hofer, C. Holding Anyonge,
D. Kneeland, J.P. Koyo, M. Morell, A. Perlis,
L. Russo, M. Uemoto, T. Vahanen, M. Wilkie
Emeritus Advisers:
J. Ball, I.J. Bourke, C. Palmberg-Lerche
Regional Advisers:

H. Abdel Nour, C. Carneiro, P. Durst, P. Koné,
K. Prins Italy

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Contents

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Editorial (Download- 32 KB)

J.G. Goldammer
International cooperation in wildland fire management
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M. Jurvélius
Community-based fire management in southern Africa (Download- 89 KB)

R.F. Billings, S.R. Clarke, V. Espino Mendoza, P. Cordón Cabrera, B. Meléndez Figueroa, J. Ramón Campos and G. Baeza
Bark beetle outbreaks and fire: a devastating combination for Central America’s pine forests  (Download- 137 KB)

G. Allard, J. Ghent, I. Mironic and L. Spitoc
Technology and information transfer: improving capability to fight defoliating insects in the Republic of Moldova   (Download- 88 KB)

J. Novotný
Community involvement in forest protection in Slovakia  (Download- 80 KB)

S.S. Lee
Diseases and potential threats to Acacia mangium plantations in Malaysia  (Download- 115 KB)

D. Geesing, M. Al-Khawlani and M.L. Abba
Management of introduced Prosopis species: can economic exploitation control an invasive species?   (Download- 161 KB)

M.H. El-Lakany
Are genetically modified trees a threat to forests?   (Download- 74 KB)


FAO FORESTRY  (Download- 75 KB)

WORLD OF FORESTRY  (Download- 52 KB)

BOOKS  (Download- 80 KB)