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An international journal of the forestry and food industries - Vol. 33 - 1981
FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
This is the second of two special editions of Unasylva published in connection with the United Nations Conference on New and Renewable Sources of Energy. Wood Energy 1 appeared as Vol. 33, No. 131.
Certain books - like certain trees - are more useful than others!
Poplars and willows
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EDITOR, T.M. PASCA
COVER DESIGN by ROBERT DICKERSON
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
Forestry Department: J.E.M. ARNOLD (Chairman), I. BIM, L.S. BOTERO, T.M. CATTERSON, A. CONTRERAS, L. LETOURNEAU, M.R. DE MONTALEMBERT, M. MUTHOO, C. PALMBERG, T.M. PASCA
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The urgency of food and energy problems
Women and the energy crisis in the Sahel
When an African city runs out of fuel
A vital fuelwood gene pool is in danger
K. Kuusela and A. Nyyssönen
Quantifying forest energy - Inventory methods to determine biomass
Gabriel De Sabatino
21st FAO Conference
FAO conference adopts resolution on importance of forestry
Resolution: The key role of forestry in rural development and its long term aspects
Why agriculture needs forestry
The world of forestry
Tropical ecosystems and the human factor
Myers responds to Lugo and Brown
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