Unasylva - No. 162 - Fire!

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An international journal of forestry and forest industries - Vol. 41 - 1990/3

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Tenth World Forestry Congress

Paris, Palais des congrès, 17-26 septembre 1991

10e Congrès Forestier Mondial

FORESTS a heritage for the future

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Editorial: Fire!

R. Vélez
Mediterranean forest fires: A regional perspective

R. Vélez
Preventing forest fires through silviculture

An interview with Miguel Salazar, Chief of Forestry Protection in the Honduran Corporation for Forestry Development.
Forest fire control Honduras

J. Troensegaard
FAO's role in forest fire protection: An overview of activities 1970-89

R. Saigal
Modern forest fire control: The Indian experience

D.D. Wade and J. Lundsford
Fire as a forest management tool: Prescribed burning in the southern United States

R.E. Buckman
The role of research in tropical forestry

J.H. Cayford
A brief overview of Canadian forestry

FAO staff
The Tropical Forestry Action Plan: Regional priorities for Asia and the Pacific

World of forestry

North American forestry commission
Tenth world forestry congress


Undervalued natural resources
Forestry and food security

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