In preparing this work, the author has endeavored to present, in a concise form, a general outline of the subject of Forestry in its most ample relations, without attempting to be exhaustive in any thing. Contents: Definitions, Soils and their Preparation, Effects of Slope and Aspect, Climate and Meteorological Influences, Reproduction from Seed, The Various Modes of Propagation of Forest Trees, Planting Continued, The Structure and Functioning of the Various Parts of Growing Trees, General Views in Regard to Forestry, Acts of Congress Relating to Timber-Rights, European Plans of Forest Management, Ornamental Planting, Hedges, Screens and Shelter-Belts, Cutting and Seasoning of Wood, Defects in Timber, Fuel, Charcoal, Wood-Gas, Forest Fires, Protection from other Injuries than Fires, Insects Ravages in Woodlands, Processes for Increasing the Durability of Timber, or for Improving its Quality, Resinous and Other Products of Conifers, Use of Wood in the Manufacture of Paper, Tanning Materials, Description of Particular Species, the Conifers, Tree-Planting in Kansas and Nebraska.
|Author||Franklin B. Hough|
|Publisher||Discovery Publishing House|
|Rating||4/5 (3X users)|