Agroforestry
Agroforestry or agro-sylviculture is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland.It combines agricultural and forestry technologies to create m...
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Mycoforestry
Mycoforestry is an ecological forest management system implemented to enhance forest ecosystems and plant communities through the introduction of mycorrhizal and saprotrophic fungi. Mycoforestry is co...
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Riparian buffer
A riparian buffer is a vegetated area (a "buffer strip") near a stream, usually forested, which helps shade and partially protect a stream from the impact of adjacent land uses. It plays a key role i...
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Farmer-managed natural regeneration
Farmer-managed natural regeneration (FMNR) is a low-cost, sustainable land-restoration technique used to combat poverty and hunger amongst poor subsistence farmers in developing countries by increasin...
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Birch beer
Birch beer in its most common form is a carbonated soft drink made from herbal extracts, usually from birch bark, although in the colonial era birch beer was made with herbal extracts of oak bark. It...
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Congo Basin Forest Partnership
The Congo Basin Forest Partnership (CBFP) is a non-profit initiative to promote the conservation and responsible management of the Congo Basin's tropical forests. The project aims to improve the techn...
Myrobalans
The common name myrobalan can refer to several unrelated fruit-bearing plant species:
Community based forest management in the Philippines
Community-based forest management (CBFM) constitutes “a powerful paradigm that evolved out of the failure of state forest governance to ensure the sustainability of forest resources and the equitable ...
Windbreak
A windbreak or shelterbelt is a plantation usually made up of one or more rows of trees or shrubs planted in such a manner as to provide shelter from the wind and to protect soil from erosion. They ar...
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Inga alley cropping
Inga alley cropping refers to planting agricultural crops between rows of Inga trees. It has been promoted by Mike Hands.Using the Inga tree for alley cropping has been proposed as an alternative to ...
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Certified wood
Certified wood and paper products come from responsibly managed forests – as defined by a particular standard. With third-party forest certification, an independent organization develops standards of ...
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Soil bioengineering
Soil bioengineering is a discipline of civil engineering. It pursues technological, ecological, economic as well as design goals and seeks to achieve these primarily by making use of living materials,...
Variable retention
Variable retention is a relatively new silvicultural system that retains forest structural elements for at least one rotation in order to preserve environmental values associated with structurally com...
Cratoxylum formosum
Cratoxylum formosum or pink mempat is a species of flowering plant in the Hypericaceae family. Its commercial name in timber production is "mampat".It is a tropical plant found in Brunei, Burma, Cambo...
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Forest produce (India)
Forest produce is defined under section 2(4) of the Indian Forest Act, 1927. Its legal definition includes timber, charcoal, caoutchouc, catechu, wood-oil, resin, natural varnish, bark, lac, myrobalan...
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International Year of Forests
The year 2011 was declared the International Year of Forests by the United Nations to raise awareness and strengthen the sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types o...
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Plantation Teak
Plantation Teak is a tropical hardwood tree from the genus Tectona, endemic to Southeast Asia that is exclusively planted for the purpose of forestry management, for either commercial or ecological pu...
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Intact forest landscape
An intact forest landscape (IFL) is an unbroken natural landscape of a forest ecosystem and its habitat—plant community components, in a current extant forest zone. It is a natural environment with no...
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Woodchipping
Woodchips are a medium-sized solid material made by cutting, or chipping, larger pieces of wood.Woodchips may be used as a biomass solid fuel and are raw material for producing wood pulp. They may als...
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Ecological thinning
Ecological thinning is a silvicultural technique used in forest management that involves cutting trees to improve functions of a forest other than timber production.Although thinning originated as a m...
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Forest transition
Forest transition refers to a geographic theory describing a reversal or turnaround in land-use trends for a given territory from a period of net forest area loss (i.e., deforestation) to a period of ...
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World Agroforestry Centre
The World Agroforestry Centre (known as the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry, ICRAF before 2002), is an international institute headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and founded in 1978. T...
Intercropping
Intercropping is a multiple cropping practice involving growing two or more crops in proximity. The most common goal of intercropping is to produce a greater yield on a given piece of land by making u...
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Silvopasture
Silvopasture (Latin, silva forest) is the practice of combining forestry and grazing of domesticated animals in a mutually beneficial way. Advantages of a properly managed silvopasture operation are ...
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Fuel ladder
A fuel ladder is a firefighting term for live or dead vegetation that allows a fire to climb up from the landscape or forest floor into the tree canopy. Common fuel ladders include tall grasses, shrub...
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Non-timber forest products
Non-timber forest products (NTFPs), also special, non-wood, minor, alternative and secondary forest products, are useful substances, materials and/or commodities obtained from forests which do not req...
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Bioproducts engineering
Bioproducts Engineering or Bioprocess Engineering refers to engineering of bio-products from renewable bioresources. This pertains to the design and development of processes and technologies for the s...
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Fern
A fern is a member of a group of roughly 12,000 species of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers. They differ from mosses by being vascular (i.e. having water-co...
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Sylva Foundation
The Sylva Foundation is a tree and forestry organisation established in 2008, and registered as a charity in England and Wales in 2009. It is based in a rural location in the small village of Little W...
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