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By James Aronson,João Santos Pereira,Juli G. Pausas

Cork oak has traditionally been an incredible species within the western Mediterranean—ecologically as a cover or “framework” tree in typical woodlands, and culturally as an economically worthwhile source that underpins neighborhood economies. either the average woodlands and the derived cultural structures are experiencing swift switch, and whether they are resilient sufficient to evolve to that fluctuate is an open question.


Cork Oak Woodlands at the part presents a synthesis of the main updated, clinical, and sensible info at the administration of cork oak woodlands and the cultural structures that rely on cork oak.


In addition, Cork Oak Woodlands at the area deals ten website profiles written by means of neighborhood specialists that current an in-depth imaginative and prescient of cork oak woodlands throughout more than a few biophysical, ancient, and cultural contexts, with 16 pages of full-color pictures that illustrate the tree, agro-silvopastoral platforms, items, resident biodiversity, and more.


Cork Oak Woodlands at the facet is a crucial booklet for somebody drawn to the way forward for cork oak woodlands, or within the administration of cultural landscapes and their linked land-use platforms. In a altering international packed with hazards and surprises, it represents a superb instance of a multidisciplinary and holistic method of learning, coping with, and restoring an environment, and should function a advisor for different reports of this kind.

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