Unasylva - Vol. 11, No. 1

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An international review of forestry and forest products

FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Prepared by the Forestry Division and published every quarter in English, French and Spanish, by the Information Division at FAO's Headquarters in Rome, Unasylva attempts to cover a range of interest as wide as that of FAO's Forestry Division whose work it mirrors. Signed articles express the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Organization. All material in Unasylva may be freely reprinted, but acknowledgement is requested, together with a copy of the publication containing the reprint.

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Cover Photograph: After the Twelfth Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations in 1956, members visited various parse of Britain to see the progress made in establishing Britain new forests. This photograph, of a young man setting out to plant spruce trees at Fetteresso Forest, in Scotland, seems to typify the spirit of quiet determination with which the planting program id being carried out.

Photograph: U.K. Forestry Commission.

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Table of Contents

A necessary adjunct to planting programs

Erik Hagberg
The new Swedish national forest survey

FAO Staff
Shifting cultivation

FAO Staff
Erosion and a remedy

Sir Harry Champion and N. V. Brasnett
Regional climates and vegetation

Arthur W. Sampson and Arnold M. Schultz
Control of brush and undesirable trees: IV

Commodity report

China's rising paper output

The work of FAO

Silviculture study tour in Czechoslovakia
Watershed management in Yugoslavia
ECE timber committee
World eucalyptus conference
Shelterbelts and arid-zone forestry in the U.S.S.R.

Equipment section

News of the world

Dominican Republic
Hong Kong
United Kingdom
United States of America

Book notices

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