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RECENT LITERATURE OF INTEREST1

(I) BOOKS, HANDBOOKS

A review of Dipterocarps - taxonomy, ecology and silviculture 1998. Edited by: Appanah, S. & Turnbull, J.M. CIFOR, Jakarta.. (E). (CIFOR, PO Box 6596, JKPWB, Jakarta, 10065, Indonesia)

Andersson, E.W. 1999. Gain and diversity in multi-generation breeding programmes. Doctor's dissertation. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. (E). (Author's address: E. W. Andersson, Dept. of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology, SLU, SE-901 83, Umeå, Sweden)

Biodiversità forestale italiana - il contributo dell'ANARF per la difesa delle specie autoctone negli anni '90. 1998. Azienda Foreste Demaniali, ANARF. 109 pp. (Italian)

Cordia alliodora: Genetics and tree improvement. 1997. Edited by Boshier, D.H. & Lamb, A.T. Tropical Forestry Paper No 36, Oxford Forestry Institute, Oxford. (E) (S). (Oxford Forestry Institute, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX13RB,UK, Fax:(+44)(0)1865275074, Email: ofi@plants.ox.ac.uk)

FAO. 1998. The state of the world's plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. FAO, Rome. 510 pp. (E) (FAO, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla, 00100 Rome, Italy. Fax: +39 (06) 5705 3360)

Farjon, A. & Page, C.N. 1999 (compilers). Conifers. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Conifer Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK. 121 pp. (E) (IUCN Publ.. Service Unit, 219c Huntingdon Rd., Cambridge CB3 ODL, UK)

Geburek, T. & Heinze, B. 1998. Erhaltung genetischer Ressourcen im Wald. Normen, Programme, Maßnahmen. ECOMED verlagsgesellshaft, Landsberg, Germany. 332 pp. (German). (ECOMED verlagsgesellshaft, Rudolf Diesel Straße 3 86899 Landsberg, Germany)

Hughes, C.E. 1998. Leucaena: a genetic resources handbook. Tropical Foresty Paper No 37, Oxford Forestry Institute, Oxford. (E) (S). (Oxford Forestry Institute, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3RB, UK, Fax: (+44) (0)1865 275074, Email: ofi@plants.ox.ac.uk).

ISTA Tropical and sub-tropical tree and shrub seed handbook. 1998. Edited by: Poulsen K.M.; Parratt, M.J. & Gosling, G. ISTA, International Seed Testing Association, Zurich. 204pp. (E), (ISTA Secretariat, P.O. Box 412, 8046 Zurich, CH-Switzerland Fax +41 1 377 60 01 E-mail: istach@iprolink.ch)

Johns, A.G. 1997. Timber Production and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Rain Forests. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 210pp. (E) (The Edinburgh Building, Cambridge, CB2 2RU, United Kingdom)

Kundu, S.K 1999. Genetic Diversity, Mating System and Domestication in the Neem Tree (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.). Department of Plant Biology, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki. (E) (Department of Plant Biology, Forest Tree Breeding, PO box 27, FIN-00014, University of Helsinki, Finland)

Leadem, C. 1996. A guide to the biology of forest tree seed. B.C. Ministry of Forests. Victoria BC. 21 pp. (E) (Available from Crown Publications, 521 Fort Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 1E7, Canada)

Lynch, M. & Walsh, B. 1998. Genetics and analysis of quantitative traits. Sinauer Association, Sunderland, Mass., US. 980pp. (E)

McKenney, D.W. 1998. Australian Tree Species Selection in China. ACIAR Impact Assessment Series No 8. ACIAR, Canberra. 25pp. (E), (ACIAR, GPO Box 1571, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia)

Morgenstern, H.K. 1996. Geographic Variation on Forest Trees. University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver B.C., Canada. 176pp. (E)

Rosvall, O. 1999. Enhancing gain from long-term forest tree breeding while conserving genetic diversity. Doctor's dissertation. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. (E). (Author's address: Ola Rosvall Forestry Research Institute of Sweden, SkogForsk, SE-918 21 Sävar, Sweden)

Sementes Florestais: Colheita, Beneficiamento e Armenazenamento. 1998. IBAMA, Brasilia 26 pp. (Portuguese) (IBAMA, Av. L4, Norte SAIN, 70.800-200 Brasilia, Brazil.)

Timberlake, J.; Fagg, C. & Barnes, R. 1999. Field Guide to the Acacias of Zimbabwe. CBS Publishing, Harare, Zimbabwe. 160 pp. (E)

World Directory of Forest Geneticists and Tree Breeders. 1998. Compiled by Ledig, T.F. & Neale, D.B. Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Albany California 189pp. (E) ( PO Box 245, Berkeley, California, 94701-0245 USA, Fax: 510 559-6440, Email: mailroom/psv@fs.fed.us)

(II) CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PROCEEDINGS

Biodiversity conservation in managed forests and protected areas. 1998. Proceedings of a national workshop on biodiversity conservation in managed forests and protected areas, held by the Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal, India. Edited by: Kotwal, P.C.& Banerjee, S. 227 pp. (E)

Conserving the natural genetic resources of Pinus radiata outside California and Mexico. 1998. Proceedings of a workshop held 6 October 1998 by CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products Division. Canberra, ACT, Australia. Edited by Spencer, D.; Eldridge, K. & Matheson, C. 23 pp. (E) (CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products, PO Box E4008, Kingston, Canberra ACT 2604 Australia)

EUFORGEN Noble Hardwoods Network. 1999. Report of the third meeting, Sagadi, Estonia, 13-16 June 1998. Compiled by Turok, J., Jensen, J.,Palmberg-Lerche, Ch., Rusanen, M., Russell, K., de Vries, S. and Lipman, E. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy. 116pp. (E)

IUFRO Seed Symposium 1998: Recalcitrant Seeds. 12-15 October 1998, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Edited by: Marzalina, M.; Khoo, K.C.; Jayanthi N.; Tsan, F.Y. & Krishnapillay, B. Kuala Lumpur. 451 pp. (E) (Forest Research Institute of Malaysia, Kepong, 52109, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., Fax: (603) 63 67 753)

Mejora Genética Forestal Operativa. 1998. Training material from a workshop held 16-21 November 1998, Valdivia, Chile. Edited by: Ipinza, R.; Gutiérrez, B & Emhart, V., Universidad Austral de Chile, 422 pp. (S). (Facultad de Ciencias Forestales, Universidad Austral de Chile, Fax: (63) 221 491)

Memorias, Avances en la producción de semillas Forestales en América Latina, Simposio. 1998. CATIE, Turrialbal, Costa Rica. 389pp. (S) (Biblioteca Conmemorativa Orton, CATIE, 7170, Turrialba, Costa Rica, Fax: (506) 556-0858, Email: bibliot@catie.ac.cr).

Populus nigra Network. 1998. Report of the fourth meeting, 3-5 October 1997, Geraardsbergen, Belgium. Edited by Turok J., F. Lefèvre, S. de Vries, N. Alba, B. Heinze and J. Van Slycken, International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome (E).

Rattan Cultivation: Achievements, Problems and Prospects. 1999. Proceedings of an International Consultation of Experts for the project: Conservation, Genetic Improvement and Silviculture of Rattans in South-East Asia 12-14 May 1998 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Edited by: Bacilieri, R & Appanah, S. CIRAD Forêt. (E).

Sustainable Forest Genetic Resources Programmes in the Newly Independent States of the Former USSR.1998. Proceedings of a workshop, 23-26 September 1996, Belovezha, Belarus. Edited by Goncharenko, G.G., Turok, J., Gass, T. and Paule, L. Co-published by Arbora Publishers, Zvolen, Slovakia/International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy. 210pp. (English and Russian)

Vers une approche régionale des ressources généticques forestières en Afrique sub-saharienne. 1999. Actes du premier atelier régional de formation sur la conservation et l'utilisation durable des ressources généticques forestières en Afrique de l'Ouest, Afrique Centrale et Madagascar. 16-27 mars 1998, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Edited by: Ouédraogo, A.S. & Boffa, J.M. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy. 299pp. (F)

(III) INFORMATION, REPORTS FROM INSTITUTIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, ETC. (III) INFORMATION, REPORTS FROM INSTITUTIONS, ASSOCIATIONS, ETC.

CATIE 1998. Boletin Mejoramiento Genetico y Semillas Forestales No 19 and 20. CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica. (S) (Biblioteca Conmemorativa Orton, CATIE, 7170, Turrialba, Costa Rica, Fax: (506) 556-0858, Email: bibliot@catie.ac.cr). (S)

CATIE/DFSC 1998. Nota técnica sobra Manejo de Semillas Forestales, No. 26 - 45 CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica. (S) (Biblioteca Conmemorativa Orton, CATIE, 7170, Turrialba, Costa Rica, Fax: (506) 556-0858, Email: bibliot@catie.ac.cr). (S)

CATIE/DFSC 1999. Nota técnica sobra Manejo de Semillas Forestales, No. 56 - 70 CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica. (S) (Biblioteca Conmemorativa Orton, CATIE, 7170, Turrialba, Costa Rica, Fax: (506) 556-0858, Email: bibliot@catie.ac.cr). (S)

FAO Non Wood News No. 6 1999. An information bulletin on Non-Wood Forest Products. NON-WOOD NEWS, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00100 Rome, Italy, E-mail: non-wood-news@fao.org http://www.fao.org/forestry/FOP/FOPW/NWFP/newsle-e.htm (E)

IPGRI. Forgen news No.2 1999. Research Update on IPGRI's Forest Genetic Resources Projects. International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), Rome, Italy. 23 pp. (E)

ISTA, International Seed Testing Association. News Bulletin. No. 119 and 120. 1999. ISTA - International Seed Testing Association Secretariat, P. O. Box 412, 8046 Zurich CH-Switzerland Fax: +41 1 377 60 01, E-mail: istach@iprolink.ch. (E)

Leucnet News No 5. 1998. The newsletter of the International Leucaena research and development network. alan.pottinger@plants.ox.ac.uk (E)

(IV) SELECTED ARTICLES FROM JOURNALS AND PERIODICALS

Burdon, R.D. & Russell, J.H 1998. Inbreeding depression in selfing experiments: statistical issues. Forest Genetics. 5(3): 179-191 (E)

Cibrián-Tovar, D.; Lagunes-Tejeda, A.; Bravo-Mojica, H.; Carillo-Sánchez, J.L.; Sosa-Moss, C. & Vera-Graziano, J. 1998. Control de insectos de conos y semillas de arboles forestales. Revista Chapingo Serie Ciencias Forestales y del Ambiente 4(2): 285-296 (S)

Goes, E. 1999. A Clonagem em Silvicultura. Floresta e Ambiente (Portugal). 46: 33-37. (Portuguese)

Maas, R. 1999. Estrategia para la protección del Pinabete (Abies guatemalensis). Revista Forestal Centroamericana. 27: 23-29 (S)

Midgley, S. & Boland, D. 1998. Influences on the international exchange of forest genetic resources - an Australian perspective. Invited paper to IUFRO All Division 2 Conference on Forest Genetics and Tree Improvement, Beijing, China, August 22-28 1998. Proceedings in press. (E)

Rondeux J.1999. Forest inventories and biodiversity. Unasylva. 50 (196): 35-41. (E),(F),(S)

Schalk, P.H. & Troost, D.G. 1999. Computer tools for accessing biodiversity information. Nature and Resources. 35(3): 31-35 (E)

Vaillancourt, R.E.; Skabo, S. & Gore, P.L. 1998. Fingerprinting for quality control in breeding and deployment. Australian Forestry 61(3): 207-210 (E)

Wang, H.; Malcom, D.C. & Fletcher A.M. 1999. Pinus caribaea in China: introduction, genetic resources and future prospects. Forest Ecology and Management. 117: 1-15. (E)


  1. Individual papers included in Proceedings or books will not be listed under (iii) or (iv).

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F: available in French
S: available in Spanish

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