Hyunshik And Tamirat

Hyunshik and Tamirat

Greener Journal of Agricultural Sciences

Vol. 9(3), pp. 337-343, 2019

ISSN: 2276-7770

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DOI Link: https://doi.org/10.15580/GJAS.2019.3.080719153

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Forest Production, Restoration and Management under
Climate Change

  

Hyunshik
Moon1 and Tamirat Solomon1, 2*

  

1Department
of Forest Environmental Resources, Institute of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
Gyeongsang National University, Jinju 52825, South Korea

2Department of Natural Resources Management, Wolaita Sodo
University, College of Agriculture P.O.B 138, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia.

 

 

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ABSTRACT

 

Article No.: 080719153

Type: Review

DOI: 10.15580/GJAS.2019.3.080719153

 

 

Many countries in the world are faced with two
diverse but interwoven challenges in the 21st century; feeding a growing
population and how to adapt to climate change. Changes in climate are
recognized as one of the major factors accelerating the degradation of land.
Thus, land degradation either caused by human being or natural factors is
still a continuous process and the coverage of forests is dwindling. To halt
the problem successful, restoration of forest ecosystems using native
species as healthy living systems, capable of adaptation climate change
requires attention. At the establishment phase, tree selection for
rehabilitation however, remains one of the least understood and most often
ignored components where rehabilitation has been done by using exotic tree
species. Therefore, to achieve the successful rehabilitation of degraded
lands, foresters and nursery managers need to reconsider the selection,
production, and out planting of native trees in a dynamic context instead of
the monoculture exotic plantation to create connectivity across landscapes
and building in adaptability for changing climates.

 

Submitted: 07/08/2019

Accepted:  26/08/2019

Published: 23/09/2019

 

*Corresponding Author

Tamirat Solomon

E-mail: tasolmame@
gmail.com

 

Keywords: Forest
production; forest restoration; Climate change; species selection; land
degradation

 

 

 

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Cite this Article: Hyunshik,
M; Tamirat, S (2019). Forest Production, Restoration and Management under
Climate Change. Greener Journal of
Agricultural Sciences
9(3): 337-343,
https://doi.org/10.15580/GJAS.2019.3.080719153

 

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