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By Jogeir N. Stokland

Fossils rfile the lifestyles of timber and wood-associated organisms from virtually four hundred million years in the past, and this day there are among 400,000 and 1 million wood-inhabiting species on the earth. this is often the 1st ebook to synthesise the ordinary heritage and conservation wishes of wood-inhabiting organisms. offering a radical creation to biodiversity in decaying wooden, the booklet reports the wealthy variety of fungi, bugs and vertebrates that depend on useless wooden. It describes the useful variety of those organisms and their particular habitat standards by way of host bushes, decay stages, tree dimensions, microhabitats and the encompassing surroundings. Recognising the threats posed via trees extraction and wooded area administration, the authors additionally current administration suggestions for shielding and protecting the range of those species in forests in addition to in agricultural landscapes and concrete parks.

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