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Dry land tree management for improved household livelihoods: farmer managed natural regeneration in Niger.
The results show that 26% of households practice a form of FMNR involving both pruning and protecting woody vegetation, which supports the value of continued promotion ofFMNR as an inexpensive means of enhancing rural livelihoods and an attractive alternative to reforestation efforts relying on tree planting.
Catastrophic disturbance, logging and the ecology of mahogany ( Swietenia macrophylla King): grounds
Listing of mahogany in CITES Appendix II could provide both a mechanism to fill in gaps in information and an incentive to change current practices in favour of silvicultural management to provide for regeneration of this valuable timber species in forests subjected to logging.
Constraints and opportunities for better silvicultural practice in tropical forestry: an interdisciplinary approach
Barriers to successful adoption of novel silvicultural practices are rarely just technical in nature. Simply put, why do some forest users practice better silviculture than others? Diverse
Why policy reforms fail to improve logging practices: The role of governance and norms in Peru
Although policies to improve forest management have been widely introduced, poor logging practices remain prevalent in tropical forests. We assess whether recent radical changes in forestry laws in
Six years of fruit production by mahogany trees (Swietenia macrophylla King): patterns of variation and implications for sustainability
Abstract Although mahogany, the most commercially important timber tree in Neotropical forests, is widely acknowledged to be threatened by unsustainable logging which does not provide for its
Regeneration, Growth, and Sustainability of Mahogany in México’s Yucatán Forests
Big-leaf mahogany was studied on nine mixed-species stands that became established naturally between 2 and 75 years ago after catastrophic disturbances (hurricane blowdown, fire, or bulldozer
Regenerating mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla) from seed in Quintana Roo, Mexico: the effects of sowing method and clearing treatment ☆
The traditional slash and burn practice used for agricultural clearing seems to be a good way to prepare sites for seeding with mahogany and could be used as a silvicultural technique to facilitate regeneration.
A Comparison of Damage Due to Logging under Different Forms of Resource Access in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Future harvest potential of the forest may be significantly lower with the influence of IPPK logging system, in terms of harvesting practices and logging damaged to the forest stands.
Sustaining mahogany: research and silviculture in Mexico's community forests
Chercheurs, forestiers, agences gouvernementales and communautes travaillent ensemble pour reviser les orientations de gestion en y integrant ces constatations, and pour modifier en consequence les politiques forestieres.
Integrating genetic factors into management of tropical Asian production forests: A review of current knowledge
The impacts of practices including logging intensity, minimum diameter cutting limits and spatial patterns of tree removal with regards to biological parameters such as effective breeding units, size at reproductive maturity, fine-scale spatial genetic structure and the importance of general flowering in producing diverse seed are examined.