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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Schmerbeck, Joachim and Seeland, Klaus 
Title:
Fire supported forest utilisation of a degraded dry forest as a means of sustainable local forest management in Tamil Nadu/South India 
Abstract:
When scientific forest management was introduced in India under British rule in the second half of the 19th century, it provoked great controversy. Intense discussion surrounded the effect fire had on sustainable forestry. Based upon a 2-year empirical survey in the Kadavakurichi Hillock area of the Dindigul District of Tamil Nadu, this paper revisits that earlier debate. The data show that despite shortcomings in tree growth, areas consisting predominantly of forests largely degraded by frequen...    »
 
Keywords:
Sustainable forest management; Tamil Nadu; Intentional forest fires; Traditional fire management; Degraded dry forests 
Journal title:
Land Use Policy 
Year:
2007 
Month:
Jan 
Journal issue:
Volume 24, Issue 1 
Pages contribution:
Pages 62-71 
Language:
en 
Publisher:
Elsevier Ltd 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl für Waldbau 
Format:
Text 
Ingested:
19.12.2008 
Last change:
19.12.2008