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Mieux intégrer la biodiversité dans la gestion forestière

Integrate the biodiversity better in forest management

New edition


M. Gosselin, Y. Paillet

Edition 2017

Forests in Metropolitan France are subject to the rapid changes in climate and silvicultural practices. To help foresters maintain the forest biodiversity and ensure they can adapt to these changes, this guide offers a set of practices based on updated knowledge of scientists and forest experts.


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Atlas of tropical wood

Atlas of tropical wood

Technological features and uses


J. Gérard, D. Guibal, S. Paradis , J. Cerre , 4. Auteurs

Edition 2016

This book presents the main technological characteristics of 283 tropical and 17 temperate tree species most frequently encountered in Europe together with their main uses. Timber industry operators, producers and consumers alike, are the main users. This atlas serves as an educational reference tool for teaching and training in the area of forestry and tropical timber.


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Mémento du forestier tropical

Mémento du forestier tropical


D. Louppe, Ouvrage collectif, G. Mille

Edition 2015

Après un état des lieux des écosystèmes forestiers tropicaux et de l’environnement institutionnel, ce Mémento aborde les questions et les concepts incontournables pour s’orienter vers une gestion durable des forêts, face aux menaces actuelles et futures. Il détaille l’ensemble des principes, méthodes, outils et préconise de bonnes pratiques de gestion forestière.


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Atlas of the Woods of Madagascar

Atlas of the Woods of Madagascar


P. Collas de Chatelperron, J. Gérard, D. Guibal, G. Rakotovao, A. Rabevohitra

Edition 2012

This book describes 187 species of wood in Madagascar that are or can be used for joinery, cabinet-making, timber or packaging:distribution map, botanical elements, physical and mechanical properties of the wood, natural durability, behaviour on drying and during processing and use and main uses. Audience: wood sector professionals and anyone seeking to find out more about the natural heritage of Madagascar.


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Utilisation des bois de Guyane pour la construction

Utilisation des bois de Guyane pour la construction

2nd Edition


M. Vernay, S. Mouras

Edition 2009

This book describes the most common species found in Guyana forests and the special technical features of marketed timber. An illustrated technical sheet accompanies all 66 construction elements.


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Manuel d'identification des bois tropicaux

Manuel d'identification des bois tropicaux

Vol. 3: French Guiana


P. Jacquet, A. Mariaux

Edition 2005
This third volume covers the application to woods from French Guiana of the perforated card identification method. Chapter 1 describes the perforated card method. Chapter 2covers the general characters of woods by botanical family: description ...
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Réaménagement forestier des carrières de granulats

Réaménagement forestier des carrières de granulats


C. Piedallu, I. Delory, S. Vanpeene-Bruhier

Edition 2002

This document provides an overview of the reforestation of quarries after extraction (particularly large rock quarries). It is earmarked for all those people, whether they be quarry or logging operators, involved in the reforestation of large rock quarries.


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Manuel de sciage et d'affutage

Manuel de sciage et d'affutage


C. Dalois

Edition 1999
This publication, of which the first edition dates back to 1977, has been updated to cover new sawing and sharpening techniques. The part on sawing includes general information on wood, storage, log preparation, basic sawing (saw teeth, saw blades) ...
24,99 €
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La scie à ruban

La scie à ruban

Theory and Practice of Log Sawing


C. Sales

Edition 1999

This work summarizes the know-how concerning tropical wood sawing and takes stock of the latest technical developments.


21,99 €
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Manuel d'identification des bois commerciaux T1

Manuel d'identification des bois commerciaux T1

Vol. 1: Generalities


D. Normand

Edition 1998

This work sets out to provide technologists with basic information and practical methods for identifying woods: appearance and structure, definition, anatomy.


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