Unasylva is an international journal of forestry and forest industries, produced quarterly by FAO's Forestry Department in separate English, French and Spanish editions. Published since 1947, Unasylva covers all aspects of forestry including planted forests. Papers of direct interest to those working on topics concerned with planted forests have been grouped together under the following headings, with the most recent articles given first under each heading.

Agro, community and urban forestry
Country or regional papers
Ecology, silviculture and management
Global warming
Industrial plantations for wood and fiber supply
Plantation resources
Plantation species: broadleaves (hardwoods)
Plantation species: conifers
Plantations in combating desertification or rehabilitation of degraded sites
Policies, economics and markets related to plantations
Protection (pests, disease, forest fires)
Species (in general)

Species (in general)

Bethel, J.S. 1984. Sometimes the word is "weed": a critical look at lesser-known species. Vol. 36(3), No. 145.

Yeom, F.B.C. 1984. Lesser-known tropical wood species: how bright is their future? Vol. 36(3), No. 145.

Burley, J. 1969. Methodology for provenance trials in the tropics. Vol. 23(3), No. 94.

Plantation species: conifers

Veblen, T.T. 1977. Guatemalan conifers. Vol. 29(4), No. 118.

Miller, A.D. 1974. Pinus radiata in Ecuador: its ecology and growth. Vol. 26(1), No. 105.

Allsop, F. 1965. Management of quick-growing exotic conifers. Vol. 19(1), No. 76.

Golfari, L. 1963. Climatic requirements of tropical and subtropical conifers. Vol. 17(1), No. 68.

Scott, C.W. 1960. Radiata Pine as an exotic. Vol. 14(1), No. 56.

Mejorada, N.S. 1959. Conifers of Mexico. Vol. 13(1), No. 52.

Scott, C.W. 1954. Radiata pine in Chile. Vol. 8(4), No. 35.

Rogers, L.J. 1954. Reforestation of Paraná pine. Vol. 8(1), No. 32.

Lotti, T. & Mc Culley, R.D. 1951. Loblolly pine. Vol. 5(3), No. 22.

Gill, T. 1947. Parana pine: a source of wood for reconstruction in Europe. Vol. 1(2), No. 2.

Plantation species: broadleaves (hardwoods)
2000. Special issue on teak. Vol. 51(2), No. 201.

FAO. 1986. Are eucalypts ecologically harmful? Vol. 38(2), No. 152.

Banoun F., Morgan, D., Viart, M. & Zsuffa, L. 1984. The poplar: a multi-purpose tree for forestry development. Vol. 36(3), No. 145.

May, S. 1979. Poplars in Afghanistan. Vol. 31(2), No. 124.

Vivani, W. & Rota, L. 1968. Present problems of poplar growing in Italy. Vol. 22(4), No. 91.

Pryor, L.D. 1967. Acacia peuce: a tree for arid areas. Vol. 21(1), No. 84.

Stivens, D. 1962. The roving eucalypt. Vol. 16(3), No. 66.

Sibley Elliot, C. 1959. Eucalypts in Argentina. Vol. 13(3), No. 54.

Jacobs, M.R. 1956. Eucalypt woodland in Australia: background factors influencing occurrence and treatment. Vol. 10(3), No. 42.

Hall, N. & Johnston, R.D. 1953. The field identification of eucalypts. Vol. 7(2), No. 29.

FAO. 1953. Eucalyptus study tour. Vol. 7(1), No. 28.

Pourtet, J. 1951. The poplar: its place in the world. Vol. 5(2), No. 21.

Plantations in combating desertification or rehabilitation of degraded sites
Walsh, P.G., Barton, C.V.M. and Montagu, K.D. 2003. Macquarie catchment pilot project, New South Wales, Australia: a cost-effective, market-based approach to reducing salinity through tree planting. Vol. 54(1), No. 212.

Wilkie, M.L. 2002. From dune to forest: biological diversity in plantations established to control drifting sand. Vol. 53(2), No. 209.

Marghescu, T. 2001. Restoration of degraded forest land in Thailand: the case of Khao Kho. Vol. 52(4), No. 207.

Dammert, L. 2001. Dressing the landscape: afforestation efforts on Iceland. Vol. 52(4), No. 207.

Krecek, J. & Horická, Z. 2001. Degradation and recovery of mountain watersheds: the Jizera Mountains, Czech Republic. Vol. 52(4), No. 207.

Jensen, A.M. & Hajej, M.S. 2001. The Road of Hope: control of moving sand dunes in Mauritania. Vol. 52(4), No. 207.

Rhodes, D. 2001. Rehabilitation of deforested steep slopes on the East Coast of New Zealand's North Island. Vol. 52(4), No. 207.

Feng, Z., Jing, F. & Jiang, H.Q. 1996. Influences of shelterbelts in Chifeng, Inner Mongolia. Vol. 47(2), No. 185.

Sène, E.H. 1993. Urban and peri-urban forests in sub-Saharan Africa: the Sahel. Vol. 44(2), No. 173.

Babaev, A. & Kharin, N. 1992. Combating desertification in the USSR. Vol. 43(1), No. 168.

Sène, E.H. 1985. Trees, food production and the struggle against desertification. Vol. 37(4), No. 150.

Gorse, J. 1985. Desertification in the Sahelian and Sudanian zones of West Africa. Vol. 37(4), No. 150.

Ben Salem, B. & Eren, T.M. 1982. Forestry in a sandy world. Vol. 34(1), No. 135.

Keita, J.D. 1981. Plantations in the Sahel. Vol. 33(4), No. 134.

Ki-Zerbo, J. 1981. Women and the energy crisis in the Sahel. Vol. 33(3), No. 133.

Ben Salem, B. 1980. Arid-zone forestry. Vol. 32(2), No. 128.

FAO. 1974. Libya: lessons in sand dune fixation and afforestation. Vol. 26(1), No. 105.

McComb, A.L. & Jackson, J.K. 1969. The role of tree plantations in savanna development. Vol. 23(3), No. 94.

Barbe Baker, R. St. 1969. The Sahara: an ever-present challenge. Vol. 23(2), No. 93.

Goujon, P. 1963. Industrial tree planting in Morocco. Vol. 17(1), No. 68.

FAO. 1959. Sand dunes in west Pakistan. Vol. 13(2), No. 53.

Messines, J. 1958. Forest rehabilitation and soil conservation in China. Vol. 12(3), No. 50.

Hske, F. 1954. Rehabilitation of arid areas in Turkey. Vol. 8(1), No. 32.

Chapman G.W. 1952. Afforestation techniques in Cyprus. Unasylva Vol. 6(4), No. 27.

Metro, A. 1952. Reforestation in arid zones with especial reference to Eucalypts. Vol. 6(3), No. 26.

Messines, J. 1952. Sand-dune fixation and afforestation in Libya. Unasylva Vol. 6(2), No. 25.

Policies, economics and markets related to plantations
Urgessa, K. 2003. Perceptions of forest cover and tree planting and ownership in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia Vol. 54(2), No. 213.

Whiteman, A. 2003. Money doesn¿t grow on trees: a perspective on prospects for making forestry pay Vol. 54(1), No. 212.

Enters, T., Durst, P.B. and Brown, C. 2003. What does it take to promote forest plantation development? Incentives for tree-growing in countries of the Pacific rim. Vol. 54(1), No. 212.

Agyeman, V.K., Marfo, K.A., Kasanga, K.R., Danso, E., Asare, A.B., Yeboah, O.M. and Agyeman, F. 2003. Revising the taungya plantation system: new revenue-sharing proposals from Ghana. Vol. 54(1), No. 212.

2001. Global conventions related to forests. Vol. 52(3), No. 206.

Libby, W.J. 2001. Some thoughts on plantations and global cooling. Vol. 52(1), No. 204.

Nair, C.T.S. 2001. Changing forestry scenarios: some history and a few speculations. Vol. 52(1), No. 204.

Sedjo, R.A. 2001. From foraging to cropping: the transition to plantation forestry, and implications for wood supply and demand. Vol. 52(1), No. 204.

Umeh, L.I, Omoluabi, C., Salleh, M.N., Prins, C., Tomaselli, I., Abdel Nour, H.O., Dombeck, M. & Moad, A. 2001 Forests and the future: regional perspectives. Vol. 52(1), No. 204.

Yanchuk, A.D. 2001. The role and implications of biotechnological tools in forestry. Vol. 52(1), No. 204.

Hildyard, N., Hegde, P., Wolvekamp, P. & Reddy, S. 1998. Same platform, different train: the politics of participation. Vol. 49(3), No. 194.

Keipi, K. 1997. Financing forest plantations in Latin America: government incentives. Vol. 48(1), No. 188.

Morell, M. 1997. Financing community forestry activities. Vol. 48(1), No. 188.

Blanchez, J.-L. & Dubé, Y.C. 1997. Funding forestry in Africa. Vol. 48(1), No. 188.

Chipeta, M.E. 1997. Funding forestry development in Asia and the Pacific, Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean. Vol. 48(1), No. 188.

Horgan, G.P. & Maplesden, F.M. 1995. The role of marketing in developing exports of plantation-grown New Zealand radiata pine. Vol. 46(4), No. 183.

Hamilton, L.S. 1991. Tropical forests: identifying and clarifying issues. Vol. 42(3), No. 166.

Laarman, J.G. & Contreras, A.H. 1991. Benefits from development projects in forestry: does the available evidence paint a true picture? Vol. 42(1), No. 164.

McGaughey, S.E. 1986. International financing for forestry. Vol. 38(1), No. 151.

Glesinger, E. 1985. The role of forestry. Vol. 37(3), No. 149.

FAO. 1985. The forest crop of the future: quality or quantity? Vol. 37(2), No. 148.

FAO. 1985. A world perspective: forestry beyond 2000. Vol. 37(1), No. 147.

Lanly, J.P. & Clement, J. 1979. Present and future natural forest and plantation in areas in the tropics. Vol. 31(1), No. 123.

Tosi, J.A. Jr. & Voertman, R.F. 1975. Making the best use of the tropics. Vol. 27(4), No. 110.

FAO. 1966. Wood: World trends and prospects. The forest resources. (Special double issue) Vol. 20(1/2), No. 80-81.

FAO. 1965. Fast-growing tree species for industrial plantations in developing countries. Vol. 19(4), No. 79.

FAO. 1964. Expansion of exports of forest products from developing countries. Vol. 18(1), No. 72.

Osara, N.A. 1963. Expansions of forestry and forest industries in underdeveloped countries. Vol. 17(3), No. 70.

Beresford-Peirse, H. 1962. The evolution of forestry. Vol. 16(4), No. 67.

FAO. 1960. Technical report of the fifth world forestry congress. Vol. 14(4), No. 59.

Glesinger, E. 1960. The role of forestry in world economic development. Vol. 14(3), No. 58.

Worrall A.C. 1959. Social and private costs and benefits in forestry. Vol. 13(3), No. 54.

Government of the Union of South Africa. 1953. Forest policy in South Africa. Vol. 7(1), No. 31.

FAO. 1950. The forest crop of the future: quality or quantity? Vol. 4(2), No. 17.

Howard Gron, A. 1947. The economic foundations of forest politics. Vol. 1(3), No. 3.

Plantation resources
Kleinn, C. 2000. On large-area inventory and assessment of trees outside forests. Vol. 51(1), No. 200.

Lanly, J.-P. 1997. World forest resources: situation and prospects. Vol. 48(3-4), Nos. 190-191.

Loetsch, F. 1961. Preparation of inventories of tropical forest plantations. Vol. 15(3), No. 62.

FAO. 1960. The world's forest resources. Vol. 14(3), No. 58.

FAO.1948. Forest resources of the world: summary and conclusions. Vol. 2(4), No. 7.

Ecology, silviculture and management
Davey, S.M., Hoare, J.R.L. and Rumba, K.E. 2004. Sustainable forest management and the ecosystem approach - an Australian perspective. Vol. 54(3/4), No. 214-215.

Headley, M. 2004. Participatory forest management: the Jamaica Forestry Department experience. Vol. 54(3/4), No. 214-215.

Messier, C, Bigué, B. and Bernier, L. 2004. Using fast-growing plantations to promote forest ecosystem protection in Canada. Vol. 54(3/4), No. 214-215.

Laurent, C. 2004. Forest management and climate change in the Walloon Region of Belgium. Vol. 54(3/4), No. 214-215.

Rykowski, K. 2002. Forest biological diversity conservation as an element of sustainable forest management - policy and practice in Poland. Vol. 53(2), No. 209.

Carneiro de Miranda, R. 1998. Forest replacement schemes in Latin America: an effective model to achieve sustainability of supply for industrial fuelwood consumers. Vol. 49(1), No. 192.

Evans, J. 1998. The sustainability of wood production in plantation forestry. Vol. 49(1), No. 192.

Roche, L. 1997. Forestry as seen by the foresters. Vol. 48(3-4), Nos. 190-191.

Salleh, M.N. 1997. Enhancing the productive functions of tropical rain forest: a challenging goal. Vol. 48(3-4), Nos. 190-191.

Isik, K., Yaltirik, F. & Akesen, A. 1997. The interrelationship of forests, biological diversity and the maintenance of natural resources. Vol. 48(3-4), Nos. 190-191.

Gottle, A. & Sène, E.-H. 1997. Forest functions related to protection and environmental conservation. Vol. 48(3-4), Nos. 190-191.

Braatz, S. & Kandiah, A. 1996. The use of municipal waste water for forest and tree irrigation. Vol. 47(2), No. 185.

Kartasubrata, J., Wiersum, K.F. 1995. Traditions and recent advances in tropical silvicultural research in Indonesia. Vol. 46(2), No. 181.

Bertault, J.G., Dupuy, B. & Maître, H.F. 1995. Silviculture for sustainable management of tropical moist forest. Vol. 46(2), No. 181.

Schroeder, P.E., Dixon, R.K. & Winjum, J.K. 1993. Forest management and agroforestry to sequester and conserve atmospheric carbon dioxide. Vol. 44(2), No. 173.

Maini, J.S. 1992. Sustainable development of forests. Vol. 43(2), No. 169.

Evans, J. 1988. The Usutu forest: twenty years later. Vol. 40(1), No. 159.

Schmidt, R. 1987. Tropical rain forest management: a status report. Vol. 39(2), No. 156.

Keresztesi, B. 1984. Afforestation within reduced boundaries: the development of Hungarian forestry, 1950-1980. Vol. 36(3), No. 145.

Grouev, I. 1984. Forest management in Bulgaria. Vol. 36(3), No. 145.

Worou, L. & Van Nao, T. 1982. Orienting forestry toward the needs of people. Vol. 34(2), No. 136.

Heybroek, H.M. 1982. The right trees in the right place. Vol. 34(2), No. 136.

Bilaidi A.S. 1978. Silviculture in the People's Democratic Republic of Yemen. Vol. 30(3), No. 121.

Mikola, P. 1969. Afforestation of treeless areas. Vol. 23(1), No. 92.

FAO. 1967. World Symposium on Man-made Forests [special issue]. Vol. 21(3-4), Nos. 86-87)

Maki, T.E. 1966. Need for fertilizers in wood production. Vol. 20(3), No. 82.

Wright, J.W. 1963. Tree introduction. Vol. 17(1), No. 68.

Oedekoven, K.H. 1962. Saving our vanishing forests. Vol. 16(2), No. 65)

FAO. 1956. A necessary adjunct to planting programs. Vol. 11(1), No. 44.

FAO. 1953. Productive functions of the forest: management for wood production and for other economic or social purposes. Vol. 8(3), No. 34.

Anderson, M.L. 1953. Spaced-group planting. Vol. 7(1), No. 29.

Westveld M. 1949. Airplane seeding: a new venture in reforestation. Vol. 3(3), No. 12.

Country or regional papers
Murphy, S.T. 1998. Protecting Africa's trees. Vol. 49(1), No. 192.

Van Ginneken, P. & Thongmee, U. 1991. Attempting integrated watershed development in Phu Wiang, Thailand. Vol. 42(1), No. 164.)

Amyot, J. 1988. Forest land for people: a forestry village project in northeast Thailand. Vol. 40(1), No. 159.

Contreras, A. 1988. A regional TFAP for Latin America and the Caribbean. Vol. 40(1), No. 159.

Whitmore, J.L. 1987. Plantation forestry in the tropics of Latin America: a research agenda. Vol. 39(2), No. 156.

Maskey, J.L. & Shrestha, V.B. 1986. Nepal: on the road to reforestation. Unasylva Vol. 38(2), No. 152.

Mnzava, E.M. 1985. Tanzanian tree-planting: a voice from the villages. Vol. 37(4), No. 150.

Chazine H. 1985. West Africa: impressions and interviews. Vol. 37(4), No. 150.

Rao, Y.S. & Chandrasekharan, C. 1983. The state of forestry in Asia and the Pacific. Vol. 35(2), No. 140.

Hummel, F.C. 1982. In the forests of the EEC. Vol. 34(4), No. 138.

Matsui, M. 1980. Japan's forest resources. Vol. 32(2), No. 128.

Westoby, J. 1975. Forestry in China. Vol. 27(2), No. 108.

Clepper, H. 1967. Tree farming in America. Vol. 21(2), No. 85.

Hinds, H.V. 1963. New Zealand's exotic forests. Vol. 17(1), No. 68.

Oedekoven, K.H. 1963. Forest history of the Near East. Vol. 17(1), No. 68.

FAO. 1962. African forest resources and their development. Vol. 16(1), No. 64.

McKee, R. 1959. Canada's Pacific forests. Vol. 13(4), No. 55.

Chapman, G.W. 1959. Ten years of forestry progress in Iraq. Vol. 13(2), No. 53.

FAO. 1958. The Spanish afforestation program. Vol. 12(1), No. 48.

FAO. 1955. Wood requirements in the Near East. Vol. 9(4), No. 39.

Ohmasa, M. 1955. Japanese experience in protective planting - erosion control in mountainous areas. Vol. 9(2), No. 37.

Parry, M.S. 1955. Planting in tropical Africa. Vol. 9(1), No. 36.

Lee, S.C. & Han, N. 1948. Forestry in China. Vol. 2(6), No. 9.

Protection (pests, disease, forest fires)
Ciesla, W.M. 1991. Cypress aphid: a new threat to Africa's forests. Vol. 42(4), No. 167.

Saigal, R. 1990. Modern forest fire control: the Indian experience. Vol. 41(3), No. 162.

Vélez, R. 1990. Preventing forest fires through silviculture. Vol. 41(3), No. 162.

Bakshi, B.K. 1976. Dealing with pests and diseases in tropical forests. Vol. 28(1), No. 111.

FAO/IUFRO. 1965. Symposium on forest diseases and insects [thematic issue]. Vol. 19(3), No. 78.

Potts, S.F. 1959. Equipment for pest and disease control. Vol. 13(2), No. 53.

FAO. 1958. Principal pests and diseases of eucalypts outside Australia. Vol. 12(2), No. 49.

Boyce, J.S. 1954. Introduction of exotic trees: dangers from disease pests. Vol. 8(1), No. 32.

Agro, community and urban forestry
Holding Anyonge, C., Roshetko, J.M. 2003. Farm-level timber production: orienting farmers towards the market. Vol. 54(1), No. 212.

Mayers, J. 2000. Company-community forestry partnerships: a growing phenomenon. Vol. 51(1), No. 200.

Dembner, S.A. 1996. Farmers' impressions of the influences of trees in Australia. Vol. 47(2), No. 185.

Haque, F. 1987. Thirteen city profiles. Vol. 39(1), No. 155.

Raintree, J.B. 1986. Agroforestry pathways: land tenure, shifting cultivation and sustainable agriculture. Vol. 38(4), No. 154.

Whitmore, J.L. & Burwell, B. 1986. Industry and agroforestry. Vol. 38(3), No. 153.

FAO. 1985. Changes in shifting cultivation in Africa. Vol. 37(4), No. 150.

Pottier, D. 1984. Western Samoa: running cattle under trees: an experiment in agroforestry. Vol. 36(1), No. 143.

Mnzava, E.M. 1981. Village industries vs. savanna forests. Vol. 33(1), No. 131.

Hanafie, S. 1980. Mantri + Lurah = Ma-Lu Vol. 32(4), No. 130.

Spears, J.S. 1980. Can farming and forestry coexist in the tropics? Vol. 32(2), No. 128.

Azfal Chaudhry, M. & Silim, S. 1980. Agri-silviculture in Uganda. Vol. 32(2), No. 128.

Gill, T. 1963, Forests and farmers. Vol. 17(2), No. 69.

Ben Salem, B. & van Nao, T. 1981. Fuelwood production in traditional farming systems. Vol. 33(1), No. 131.

Chauvin, H. 1981. When an African city runs out of fuel. Vol. 33(3), No. 133.

Noronha, R. 1981. Why is it so difficult to grow fuelwood? Vol. 33(1), No. 131.

Palmberg, C. 1981. A vital fuelwood gene pool is in danger. Vol. 33(3), No. 133.

Global warming
Trexler, M.C. 2003. The role of the greenhouse gas market in making forestry pay. Vol. 54(1), No. 212.

Brown, S. 1996. Present and potential roles of forests in the global climate change debate. Vol. 47(2), No. 185.

Andrasko, K. 1990. Global warming and forests: an overview of current knowledge. Vol. 41(4), No. 163.

Kyrklund, B. 1990. The potential of forests and forest industry in reducing excess atmospheric carbon dioxide. Vol. 41(4), No. 163.

Industrial plantations for wood and fiber supply

Bull, G. 1998. FAO's Global Fibre Supply Study: context, method and modelling the future. Vol. 49(2), No. 193.

Duinker, P.N., Nilsson S. & Chipeta, M.E. 1998. Forestry for sustainable development and global fibre supply. Vol. 49(2), No. 193.

Pandey, D. & Ball, J. 1998. The role of industrial plantations in future global fibre supplies. Vol. 49(2), No. 193.

King, K.F.S. 1975. It's time to make paper in the tropics. Vol. 27(3), No. 109.

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