Forest Biodiversity, Ecology and Management (Hardcover)
Forests refer to areas that contain a large number of trees. They are classified into three main types, including boreal, temperate and tropical. Forests exhibit a high level of biodiversity and have the most diverse ecosystems on land, as they are home to a large number of the terrestrial species found in the world. Forest biodiversity is inherently linked to the ecosystem and human well-being, and it is important from a number of socio-economic aspects as well as. It also provides a variety of goods and services including timber and non-timber forest resources, reduces the effects of climate change, and helps conserve genetic resources. Forest management refers to the process of protecting and maintaining a forested area. It encompasses the administrative, economic, legal and social aspects. This book unravels the recent studies related to forest biodiversity, ecology and management. It is a resource guide for experts as well as students.