Sustainability and Diversity of Forest Ecosystems

An Interdisciplinary Approach


ISBN: 978-4-431-73237-2 (Print) 978-4-431-73238-9 (Online)
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Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VII

  2. Forest utilization and its impacts on biodiversity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 361-371

      Legacies of the past in the present-day forest biodiversity: a review of past land-use effects on forest plant species composition and diversity

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 372-381

      Degradation of longicorn beetle (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae, Disteniidae) fauna caused by conversion from broad-leaved to man-made conifer stands of Cryptomeria japonica (Taxodiaceae) in central Japan

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 382-389

      Genetic and reproductive consequences of forest fragmentation for populations of Magnolia obovata

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 390-402

      Ecological function losses caused by monotonous land use induce crop raiding by wildlife on the island of Yakushima, southern Japan

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 403-413

      Degradation and loss of forest land and land-use changes in Sarawak, East Malaysia: a study of native land use by the Iban

  3. The basis and practice of sustainable management of forests and biodiversity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 414-421

      Sustainable use of tropical forests by reduced-impact logging in Deramakot Forest Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 422-430

      When is it optimal to exhaust a resource in a finite time?

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 431-438

      Bio-economic resource management under threats of environmental catastrophes