Windbreak Technology

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J.R. Brandle, D.L. Hintz, J.W. Sturrock
Elsevier, Dec 2, 2012 - Science - 608 pages
This book contains a selection of papers presented at the first International Symposium on Windbreak Technology, summarising the available worldwide literature on windbreaks and the response, both positive and negative, to wind protection. State-of-the-art information is presented on general design criteria, and principles of planting and establishment for a wide range of conditions and objectives. It provides descriptive information of tree and shrub species for arid, semi-arid, temperate and tropical areas, and their use in windbreaks.

 

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Contents

Keynote address
1
WINDBREAK BASICS
15
WIND EROSION
89
NONWOODY WINDBREAKS
133
CROP RESPONSE TO WINDBREAKS
163
LIVESTOCK AND WINDBREAKS
229
WINDBREAKS AND ENERGY
241
WINDBREAKS AND WILDLIFE
299
WINDBREAKS SNOW AND WATER USE
349
WINDBREAK PLANTING AND ESTABLISHMENT
403
WINDBREAK MANAGEMENT
499
AUTHOR INDEX
597
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