Quality Timber Products of Teak from Sustainable Forest Management

bookWith the financial support of International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), the Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), hosted an International Conference on Quality Timber Products of Teak from Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) in Peechi, Kerala, India, during 2-5 December 2003. The proceedings of the conference presents some of the best available scientific information on teak silviculture and utilization and proposing strategies for promoting quality teak products in the global market. The proceedings consists of 68 oral and 31 poster papers presented during the conference. The papers are organised under various headings such as status of teak in producer countries, sustainable forest management with reference to teak, quality timber products of teak from sustainable forest management, genetic aspects of teak wood production, clonal propagation and genetic improvement, health of cultivated teak, growth, wood formation and productivity, economics of teak plantations and policy issues, teak timber trade and wood industry and investment, institutions and networking. Some of the specific aspects of SFM dealt with in this volume include: wood forming, further processing, value-added products, recycling, carbon balancing, land degradation, biodiversity, certification and labelled products, poverty alleviation, community participation and networking.

Bhat KM; Nair KKN; Bhat KV; Muralidharan EM and Sharma JK (eds.), 2005.

Quality Timber Products of Teak From Sustainable Forest Management: Proceedings of the International Conference on Quality Timber products of Teak from Sustainable Forest management, Peechi, India, 2-5 December 2003, 670p. Kerala Forest Research Institute, India and International Tropical Timber Organisation, Japan

Price: Rs.1000/ US$80


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