Further Reading

Want to read more?  Some of our favourite books, manuals and reports about trees and their conservation are listed below. Please contact the publisher if you wish to obtain these resources.

Books
  • Forest Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques, Newton, A.C. (2007).  Oxford University Press, UK.
  • Flowering Plant Families of the World, Heywood, V.H., Brummitt, R.K., Culham, A. and Seberg., O. (2007). Firefly Books Ltd.
  • The Secret Life of Trees: How they live and why they matter, Colin Tudge (2006), Penguin/Allen Lane ISBN 0-713-99698-6
  • Rainforest, Oldfield, S.F. (2002), New Holland Publishers (UK) Ltd., London
  • Tree medicine. A comprehensive guide to the healing power of over 170 trees, Conway, P. (2001), Judy Piatkus (Publishers) Ltd., London
  • Trees: their natural history, Thomas, P. (2000), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
  • The last frontier forests, World Resources Institute (1999), World Resources Institute, Washington D.C., USA
  • The World List of Threatened Trees, Oldfield, S.F., Lusty, C. and Mackinven, A. (1998), World Conservation Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 1-899628-10 X
Manuals
  • Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals, Volume 1: Rooting Cuttings of Tropical Trees. (1993). Commonwealth Science Council.
  • Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals, Volume 2: Raising seedlings of Tropical  Trees. (2003). Commonwealth Science Council.
  • Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals, Volume 3: Growing Good Tropical Trees for Planting. (1998). Commonwealth Science Council.
  • Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals, Volume 4: Preparing to Plant Tropical Trees. (1995). Commonwealth Science Council
  • Tropical Trees: Propagation and Planting Manuals, Volume 5: Planting and Establishment of Tropical Trees. (2004). Commonwealth Science Council
Reports
  • Annual Review and Assessment of the World Timber Situation, (2012), International Tropical Timber Organization. Yokohama, Japan. Available at: http://www.itto.int/annual_review/
  • State of the World’s Forests, (2012), Food and agriculture organization of the United Nations, Rome.  Available at: http://www.fao.org/forestry/sofo/en/
  • Vietnam Conifers Conservation Status Review 2004, Nguyen Tien Hiep et al (2004) Fauna and Flora International, Vietnam Programme, Hanoi. ISBN 1-903703-16-6
  • Conifers: status survey and action plan, Farjon, A. and Page. C. (1999), IUCN/SSC Conifer Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK