100 Years of Tropical Forest Research: The Story of the Forest Research Institute Malaysia


Francis SP Ng

Order Code: STORY

RM75/USD56 (postage not included)

142 pp


ISBN 978-967-5221-37-8


This book guides us through the many events, developments, ideas and personalities that have made their mark on FRIM and on tropical forestry. It traces the history of the Institute through the colonial period, World War I, the rubber boom, the great depression, World War II, the Japanese Occupation, the post-war recovery, the Malayan Emergency, Indepedence and thereafter, and the development of the railways, tin, rubber, housing and energy industries. Research themes are grouped into five separate chapters: natural forest management, wood-based industries, non-timber forest products, plantations parks and gardens, and biodiversity.





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