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Tourism development on Yakushima Island, Japan, and trends in the number of visitors between 1972 and 1993, including the seasonal effect, are discussed. The major objective of visitors to Yakushima is mountain climbing and visiting natural forests. Yakushima is well known for its sugi (Cryptomeria ...

Matsushita, K.; Baba, H.; Kira, K.
Memoirs of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, 1995, 31, pp 69-83

On the island of Yakushima in Japan, there has been a close relationship between the national forests and the local livelihood, and the local economy has been supported by forestry, especially the utilization of yakusugi. However, there have been considerable changes in the form of utilization of...

Kira, K.; Hirata, K.; Baba, H.
Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, Kagoshima University, 1998, No. 48, pp 31-39