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- DescriptionPractical, easy to understand, and up-to-date, INTRODUCTION TO FORESTRY SCIENCE, Third Edition provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the principles and practices of forest management that are commonly practiced in the United States. Appropriate for anyone interested in forestry or natural resources, this book is filled with visual aids and tools as well as career profiles which give readers an overview of what it might be like to work in the forest industry and demonstrate how concepts are applied in the real world. In addition to covering the basics of the biological processes necessary for the creation of forests, topics such as the ecomic impact of forests on the U.S. ecomy, government historical events and policies, regional differences in forests and forest management, and laws and regulations that govern the use of forests are presented.
- Author BiographyL. Devere Burton, PhD has been involved with agricultural education most of his life, first as a student, and then as a teacher and state program supervisor. He retired as Dean of Instruction at the College of Southern Idaho in 2006. He is a graduate of Utah State University and Brigham Young University and holds a Ph.D. from Iowa State University. He is active in a number of professional associations including the National FFA, ACTE Agricultural Educators of Idaho, and the Idaho Department of Commerce Technology Committee.
- Author(s)L. DeVere Burton
- PublisherCengage Learning, Inc
- Date of Publication28/12/2011
- SubjectAgriculture & Farming
- Place of PublicationClifton Park
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDelmar Cengage Learning
- Content Notecolour illustrations, black & white line drawings, colour line drawings, maps, figures
- Weight1450 g
- Width221 mm
- Height283 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Edition Statement3rd Revised edition
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