The Forestry Compendium is a unique global compilation of knowledge on forestry, ideal for practical decision making.
It has a comprehensive, worldwide coverage of tropical, subtropical, temperate and boreal tree species of major economic importance and lesser-know species of local importance. It also covers, in detail, many of the pests that damage these trees.
As a reference tool, it provides a basis for informed selection of woody species for a variety of uses, including for trials in plantation, agroforestry and natural forest systems.
The Forestry Compendium contains:
- Over 1,400 detailed datasheets on tree species of economic importance worldwide and lesser-known species of local importance
- More than 900 detailed datasheets on forest pests
- Basic datasheets on over 18,000 more species
- Over 34,000 full text articles
- Access to over 412,000 articles from CAB Abstracts
- Over 5,500 illustrations for easy identification and teaching
- A multilingual glossary including over 16,000 forestry terms in English, French, Spanish, German and Portuguese
- Comprehensive and quick searches with our powerful integrated retrieval tool, offering Boolean searching as well as a variety of pre-defined ‘smart searches'
- Extensive electronic library of additional resources such as original texts, book chapters, reports and electronic resources including content from FAO and CIFOR
- Includes core data from World Bank, FAO and EPPO
- Links through to relevant external forestry information sources including research organizations and professional societies
*Figures correct as of January 2017
CABI has teamed up with Botanical Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) to offer its members preferential subscription rates to the Forestry Compendium. Find out more.