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Plantation Forestry in the Amazon:
The Jari Experience


By Clayton E. Posey, Robert J. Gilvary, John C. Welker, and L.N. Thompson

Excerpts of interviews with Clayton Posey, Robert Gilvary, John Welker, and Lawrence Thompson about their experiences on American billionaire Daniel K. Ludwig's tropical forest plantation along the Jari River near Monte Dourado in the Brazilian Amazon, from the 1960s through the 1980s. This was one of the largest plantation forestry efforts in the world.

ix + 281 pp. (ISBN 9780890300541) Softcover: $12.95.

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