Forest Biology

Welcome to the Forest Biology Subject Guide

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into Forest Biology.

Find Books

Search Web OPAC to find books available at Library. Though most our collection is in print format, an increasing number of titles are available in electronic format.

E-Books Subject Call Numbers     

Many e-books in the Library's collection is listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites.

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The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

Subject                            Call No.

  • Forestry                           SD1-SD669.5
Getting Books From Elsewhere

If a book or article is not available in Web OPAC or library, use our Document Delivery Service, to obtain a copy of an article or to borrow a book from another library.

Find Articles

 This page indentifies the journal indexes most relevant to Agriculture, and provides links to the Library's e-journals page, and how to obtain journal articles.

Related Databases Printed Journals

Use online databases to find journal articles about a subject. Below is a list of databases which are most often used in Forest Biology:

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Journals are important sources of information for subject research. Below is list of journals often used in forest biology.

  • Journal of Tropical Forest Science   SD1 J87
  • Forest Science   SD1 F6
  • Tree Physiology  Search via Oxford Journals Online
  • Agricultural and Forest Meteorology  Search via Science Direct
  • Wood Science and Technology  Search via Springer Link
  • Forest Policy and Economics  Search via Science Direct

Other journals subscribed by library can be search via WebOPAC to identify location and holdings.

E-Journals Getting articles from elsewhere

Find e-journals available to the library by title or subject.

If the journal you need is not available in UPM Library, you can obtain a copy of the article from another library through our Document Delivery Service.


Featured e-Book Titles

Here is a list of e-Books related to forestry. You can download the hold of this book by using Ez-Proxy
  • Title: Managing the Future of Southeast Asia's Valuable Tropical Rainforests : A Practitioner's Guide to Forest Genetics Author: Wickneswari, Ratnam. Publisher: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2011. Springer eBooks
  • Title: Tropical Rainforests and Agroforests under Global Change: Ecological and Socio-economic Valuations Author: Tscharntke, Teja. Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010. Springer eBooks
  • Title: Sustainability and diversity of forest ecosystems : an interdisciplinary approach Author: Nakashizuka, Tohru. Publisher: Tokyo : Springer Japan, 2007. Springer eBooks
  • Title: Pollination ecology and the rain forest : Sarawak studies Editors : David W. Roubik, David W.; Sakai, Shoko; Hamid Karim, Abang A. Publisher: New York : Springer, 2005. Springer eBooks
  • Title: Fishes and Forestry: Worldwide Watershed Interactions and Management Editor(s): T. G. Northcote, G. F. Hartman Publisher: Blackwell Science Ltd.
  • Title: Managing plant genetic diversity. Proceedings of an international conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12-16 June 2000. Editor(s): Engels, J. M. M. Ramanatha Rao, V. Brown, A. H. D. Jackson, M. T. Publisher: CABI

Reference Works

 The Reference Collection on the First Floor contains a number of different works from quick references, dictionaries, encyclopedia, atlas, thesaurus and etc.There are also ranges of electronic reference resources which is available on the Internet.

Statistical Sources Directories
  • Data dan Direktori Kilang Kayu Kumai Semenanjung Malaysia
    TS842 D232

Handbooks Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
  • Tree diseases and wood deterioration problems in Peninsular Malaysia.  SB764 M3L481
  • Field and laboratory guide to tree pathology / by Robert O. Blanchard.  SB761 B639 1997
  • Prefeered checklist of Sabah Trees / by Y.F. Lee.  SD97 M3S23 2003
  • Managing the future of Southeast Asia's valuable tropical rainforest : a practitioner's guide to forest genetics /edited by Ratnam Wickneswari.  SD235 A785M266
  • A forester's guide for community involvement in upland conservation : with special reference to the Asia and Pacific Region / by James H. French.  SD414 A75GF874
  • Basic and grade stresses for some Malaysian timbers / by Engku Abdul Rahman Cik. SD527 M3M239 2002 vol. 8.
  • A guide for estimating surface soils loss using the modified soil loss equation (msle) on forest land / by Baharuddin Kasran. TA419 T4 no.25
  • A guide to the common plants of Ayer Hitam Forest, Selangor, Peninsular Malaysia by Faridah Hanum. QK365 F224
  • A phographic guide to birds to Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve, Selangor by Mohamaed Zakaria. QL691 M3M697
  • A walk through Pasoh forest : nature trail guide by Marina Wong.  SD235 M3W872
  • Dictionary of Forest Fire by S.S Sagwal  SD421 S129
  • A Dictionary of Malaysian Timbers by T.M Wong.
    SD527 M3W872 2002
  • Encyclopedia of Forst Sciences / editors Julian Evans.
    SD126 E56

Internet Sources


This list provides a sampling of the rapidly proliferating number of resources on agriculture available on the Internet. However, this page will remain on the Web as a courtesy to those people who still use it.


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APA Sytle Guide Refworks
  • Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.)  BF76.7 P976 2001

  •  APA Style  

From the American Psychological Association

From the Purdue Online Writing Lab

From University of Malaya Library (UML)

From Trexler Library, Muhlenberg College

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Refworks offers:

  • Specialized database management service designed for bibliographic references – web based citation manager
  • Importing of references from various sources
  • Storage and searching of personalized data
  • Formatting of bibliographies AND manuscripts in different styles




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