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Forest Management for Insects: Issues and Approaches

  • Tim R. New
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Abstract

The complexities of forest insects and their needs present complicated scenarios for their effective conservation, whether efforts are directed to single species or wider communities. Forest management can hamper or support practical insect conservation in many ways, and some of the major themes and issues are outlined in this chapter, with examples of how they may contribute to wider perspectives.

Keywords

Climate change Control burning Ecological traps Fire regimes Forest corridors Forest reserves for insects Plantations Retention trees Riparian forest Sacred groves Tree hollows Urban forestry Veteran trees 

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  • Tim R. New
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  1. 1.Department of Ecology, Environment & EvolutionLa Trobe UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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