By Ariel E. Lugo, Julio C. Figueroa Colón, Mildred Alayón
Big-Leaf Mahogany is an important advertisement trees species of the tropics. present debate relating no matter if to guard it as an endangered species has been hampered by way of the shortcoming of entire, definitive clinical documentation. This booklet stories on very important study at the ecology of big-leaf mahogany, together with genetic diversifications, regeneration, usual distribution styles and the silvicutural and exchange implications for the tree.
Read Online or Download Big-leaf mahogany: genetics, ecology, and management PDF
Best trees books
Think an city oasis with thousands of bushes and whose mayor desires to plant one million extra. That sylvan position is ny urban, and this can be a advisor to the varied timber that line its streets.
Field advisor to the road bushes of recent York urban acquaints New Yorkers and viewers alike with fifty species of bushes normally present in the neighborhoods the place humans stay, paintings, and commute. attractive, unique drawings of leaves and lovely images of bark, fruit, flower, and twig accompany informative descriptions of every species. exact maps of the 5 boroughs establish the entire city's neighborhoods, and particular addresses pinpoint the place to discover a great instance of every tree species.
Trees supply useful advantages to ny: they lessen the speed of breathing ailment, raise estate values, cool houses and sidewalks in the summertime, block the tough winds of iciness, fresh the air, take up typhoon water runoff, and supply habitat and foodstuff for the city's wildlife.
Bald cypress, swamp oak, silver linden, and all of latest York's most typical timber are only a web page draw back. Your night stroll is not really an analogous when you come to grasp the quiet giants that line the city's streets.
This short comprises info at the aid of environmental influence and explains the way it is a key motive force for the R&D of recent wooded area items. The authors, specialists within the box, describe how existence Cycle overview (LCA) is used to evaluate the environmental influence of such items, e. g. to be able to consultant R&D or allure investments.
- Trees, Woods and Forests: A Social and Cultural History
- Landscape Trees and Shrubs: Selection, Use and Management (Cabi Publishing) (2006-07-11)
- Acid Rain Research: Do We Have Enough Answers? (Studies in Environmental Science)
- The Ancient Art of Bonsai
- Palms of Southern Asia
- Agricultural Technologies and Tropical Deforestation (Cabi)
Extra info for Big-leaf mahogany: genetics, ecology, and management
Leaf tissue was collected fresh daily for preparation and crushing. Leaves were crushed under liquid nitrogen in a mortar and pestle, by using a crushing buffer (buffer 2) modified from Wendell and Weeden (1989) by Roger Lauschman (Department of Biology, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, personal communication). Leaf extract was adsorbed onto filter paper wicks, 2. 1. The Chimanes Timber Production Area, 66°00¢ to 67°00¢ W and 14°30¢ to 16°00¢ S, showing various land-use areas and our four sampling sites.
1966. Mahogany of Tropical America. Its Ecology and Management. University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor. T. 1986. Conservation strategies for forest gene resources. Forest Ecology and Management 14:77–90. T. 1988. The conservation of diversity in forest trees. BioScience 38:471–479. Y. 1967. Studies in Swietenia (Meliaceae): observations on the sexuality of the flowers. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 48:101–104. B. 1995. , in Thailand. Forest Ecology and Management 74:13–22. D. 1992. Isozyme variation in tropical trees: patterns of genetic organization.
The conservation of diversity in forest trees. BioScience 38:471–479. Y. 1967. Studies in Swietenia (Meliaceae): observations on the sexuality of the flowers. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum 48:101–104. B. 1995. , in Thailand. Forest Ecology and Management 74:13–22. D. 1992. Isozyme variation in tropical trees: patterns of genetic organization. New Forests 6:67–94. L. 1984. Ecological determinants of genetic structure in plant populations. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 15:65–95. L. 1987.