A World Geography of Forest Resources

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GENERAL INDEX

ABBREVIATIONS
d=diagram
m=map
r=bibliographical reference
t=table
fig.=photograph
Åbo, Finland, 239
Abraham, 657
Abrams, LeRoy, 182r
Abyssinia, 376
Accessibility; see Forests, accessibility
Achin, Sumatra, 510
Aden Protectorate, 434
Aegean region, 334
Aerenchyma, 26, 27
Afforestation; see also Plantations
Belgium, 294
Ceylon, 489
France, 273, 284
Jordan, 436
Korea, 568-69
Netherlands, 297
New Zealand, 597
Pakistan, 450, 451-52
United Kingdom, 261
variability of species, 44-45
Africa, 39, 85t,86t,649t,651, 652, 670r, 671r;see also South Africa; Tropical Africa
forest maps, 678r
"Age of Ferns," 22
Agricultural land, effect of demand for, on forests, 643
Agricultural Research Administration, U.S., 648
Agriculture
and forests
Europe, 646-47
N. America, 647-49
United States, 647-49
Middle America, 189
primitive, 4
shifting; see Cultivation, shifting.
Ahrash, Iraq, 429
Ajlun, Jordan, 436, 437
Alabama Black Belt, U.S., 648
Alaska, 115-25, 149, 233, 650, 651, 670r,678r, fig. 149
Bureau of Land Management, 125
Albania, 303t,304, 309t,310t,316r;see also
East-Central Europe
Alberta, Canada, 134t,146
Alcohol, wood, 107
Alentejo, Portugal, 324, 350
Alexander the Great, 443, 455, 529
Algeria, 343-49t,351t,352r,678, fig. 126;
see also Mediterranean Region
Allen, S. W., 82r
Allowable cut
France, 277
Germany, 289
Netherlands, 298
S. Korea, 563t
Alpinetum
Italy, 325
Spain, 321
Alps, 269, 292, 325, 327, 330, fig. 114
Amazon, The Amazing, 641r
Amazon River, 202, 210-13, 671r
Ambrosia, 655-56
American Forest Products Industries, 180
American Geographical Society, 674
Anaimalai Hills, India, 460, 461
Andaman Islands, 458, 473-74, 476, fig. 108
Anderson, M. L., 301r,658, 670r
Angiosperm evolution, theory of, 46r
Angola, 358t,373t
Animals, destructive effects on forests, 615, 626, 627; see also Forests, destructive agencies in
Apennines, Italy, 325, 327, 330, figs. 129, 130, 140, 144
Appalachian Mountains, 150, 152, 153, 396
Arabian Peninsula, 433-35, 44r
Araucaria forests, South America, 204, 212, 213
Aravalli Hills, India, 459, 465, 466
Arbil Province, Iraq, 428, 431
Arboretums
France, 281
S. Korea, 564
Arcangeli, Giovanni, 351r
Architecture, U.S., 9
Ardennes, Belgium, 274, 294
Area-allotment method, Germany, 287

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Table of contents

  • Contributors ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • About the Authors ix
  • Contents xiii
  • Illustrations xv
  • Maps and Diagrams xvii
  • General 1
  • 1. The Importance of Forests to Man 3
  • 2. The Forests of the Past and Present 13
  • Selected References 47
  • 3. Forest Influences 49
  • Selected References 63
  • 4. Principles and Practices of Forestry 65
  • Selected References 82
  • 5. The Forest Products Industries of the World 83
  • Regional 113
  • 6. Alaska 115
  • Selected References 125
  • 7. Canada 127
  • Selected References 147
  • 8. The United States 149
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 182
  • 9. Middle America 183
  • Selected References 199
  • 10. South America 201
  • Appendix - Commercial Tree Species of South America (Classified According to Use) 219
  • 11. Northern Europe 231
  • 12. The British Isles 253
  • 13. Western Europe 269
  • Selected References 301
  • 14. East-Central Europe 303
  • Selected References 316
  • 15. The Mediterranean Region 317
  • Selected References 351
  • 16. Tropical Africa 353
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 384
  • 17. South Africa 385
  • Selected References 390
  • 18. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 393
  • Selected References 419
  • 19. Southwestern Asia 421
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 440
  • 20. Pakistan 441
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 454
  • 21. India 455
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 482
  • 22. Ceylon 483
  • 23. Southeast Asia 491
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 517
  • 24. The Philippines 519
  • 25. China 529
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 550
  • 26. Japan 551
  • Selected References 560
  • 27. Korea 561
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 572
  • 28. Australia 573
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 590
  • 29. New Zealand 591
  • Sources for Botanical Nomenclature 609
  • 30. Oceania 611
  • Selected References 629
  • The Outlook 631
  • 31. The Outlook for the World's Forests and Their Chief Products 633
  • Selected References 670
  • Bibliographical Note 673
  • Conversion Factors 681
  • Botanical Index 683
  • General Index 707
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