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August : 5th Edition of South African Forestry Handbook

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20 August, 2012


The long-awaited 5th edition of the South African Forestry Handbook has been published! The Handbook was edited by Brian Bredenkamp and Sally Upfold. The contents include an introduction by Michael Edwards and a brief history of the South African forest industry written by Willie Louw.

The subsequent sections focus on:

  • Silviculture of plantations
  • Forest management
  • Sustainability and risk management
  • Forest engineering
  • Forest economics
  • Non-industrial forests and natural areas
  • Timber utilisation and forest products
  • Useful information including human resources in the forestry industry

Download the PDF order form: The SAIF Forestry Handbook Order Form