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In Nepal, based on land ownership, there are two categories of forests: national and private. The objectives of forest management vary, depending on type of products and services one wishes to obtain. In Nepal, forests are being managed with two primary objectives: (i) to obtain forest products,...

Author(s)
Amatya, S. M.; Thapa, H. B.; Balram Bhatta
Publisher
Faculty of Forestry, Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU), Hetauda, Nepal
Citation
Theory and practice of forest management in Nepal, 2022, pp vi + 155 pp.
Abstract

Understanding the relationship of stand structural complexity and forest management is relevant to create desired stand structures by adapting management strategies under changing disturbance scenarios and climatic conditions. To overcome difficulties in differentiating between strict categories of ...

Author(s)
Asbeck, T.; Frey, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2021, 140, 3, pp 721-731
Abstract

Mediterranean forests are important sources of income for society and represent biodiversity hotspots, characterized by a mosaic of forest structures, from short-rotation even-aged stands to old-growth forests. However, such increased complexity requires forest management to balance timber...

Author(s)
Santopuoli, G.; Vizzarri, M.; Spina, P.; Maesano, M.; Scarascia Mugnozza, G.; Lasserre, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2022, 503,
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Forest management has evolved from a typically productive approach, which evaluates silvicultural techniques and planning methods according to wood production levels, to the current approach where sustainability becomes the aim and social and environmental variables are fundamental. Various...

Author(s)
Ciancio, O.
Publisher
Accademia Italiana di Scienze Forestali, Florence, Italy
Citation
Italia Forestale e Montana, 2020, 75, 1, pp 3-10
Abstract

The objective of adaptive forest management is a directed adjustment of silvicultural measures wherever necessary to en- sure provision of forest services and biodiversity in the face of more frequent and more intense disturbance events due to climate change in the future. This paper synthesises...

Publisher
Schweizerischer Forstverein, Zürich, Switzerland
Citation
Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen, 2023, 174, 2, pp 64-117
Abstract

These proceedings contain papers on topics about forest ecology and conservation, forest management, biodiversity and genetic conservation, forest policy and economics, forest remote sensing and gis / precision forestry, forest protection, forest soil and silviculture, social forestry, nature...

Publisher
IOP Publishing Ltd, Bristol, UK
Citation
IOP Conference Series : Earth and Environmental Science, 2022, 1053, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Expectations of what forests and woodlands should provide vary among locations, stakeholder groups, and over time. Developing multifunctional forests requires understanding of the dynamic roles of traditions and cultural legacies in social-ecological systems at multiple levels and scales....

Author(s)
Angelstam, P.; Asplund, B.; Bastian, O.; Engelmark, O.; Fedoriak, M.; Grunewald, K.; Ibisch, P. L.; Lindvall, P.; Manton, M.; Nilsson, M.; Nilsson, S. B.; Roberntz, P.; Shkaruba, A.; Skoog, P.; Soloviy, I.; Svoboda, M.; Teplyakov, V.; Tivell, A.; Westholm, E.; Zhuk, A.; Öster, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2022, 505,
Abstract

Joint forest management (JFM) in India is an initiative where people's participation in forest management and resource utilization has been undertaken for last 3 decades. The policy frameworks laid in the late 1980s and the follow ups in policy matters were aimed at paving way for a mutual...

Author(s)
Thampuran, S.
Publisher
Organisation for Protection of Ecosystem, Environment and Endangered Species, Bhubaneswar, India
Citation
E-planet, 2021, 19, 2, pp 157-163
Abstract

In sustainable forestry, forests should produce multiple ecosystem services for society, such as timber, carbon sequestration and biodiversity. Therefore, in the evaluation of forest management strategies, we have to consider the impacts of management on several ecosystem services. In this study,...

Author(s)
Díaz-Yáñez, O.; Pukkala, T.; Packalen, P.; Peltola, H.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forestry (Oxford), 2020, 93, 1, pp 84-95
Abstract

Management of forest for wood production has altered ecosystem structures and processes and led to habitat loss and species extinctions, worldwide. Deadwood is a key resource supporting forest biodiversity, and commonly declines following forest management. However, different forest management...

Author(s)
Joelsson, K.; Hjältén, J.; Gibb, H.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 4, pp e0194905

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