Charles Peters

Selected Publications




Toledo-Aceves, T., S. Purata-Velarde, and C.M. Peters. 2009. Regeneration of commercial tree species in a logged forest in the Selva Maya, Mexico. Forest Ecology and Management 258: 2481-24898.


Peters, C.M., A. Henderson, U. Myint Maung, U Saw Lwin, U Tin Maung Ohn, U Kyaw Lwin, and U Tun Shaung. 2007.  The rattan trade of northern Myanmar: Species, supplies, and sustainability. Economic Botany 61(1):3-13.


McGrath, D. G. C.M. Peters, and A. Motes Bentes. 2004. Community forestry for small-scale furniture production in the Brazilian Amazon, pp. 200-220 in D. Zarin, J. Alavalapati, F. Putz, and M. Schmink (eds.), Working Forests in the Neotropics. Columbia University Press.


Peters, C.M., S. Purata, M. Chibnik, B. Brosi, A. Lopez, and M. Ambrosio. 2003.  The life and times of Bursera glabrifolia (H.B.K.) Engl. in Mexico: A parable for ethnobotany. Economic Botany 57: 431-441


Peters, C.M. 2000. Pre-Columbian silviculture and indigenous management of neotropical forests, pp. 203-224 in D. Lentz (ed.), Imperfect Balance: Landscape Transformations in the Pre-Columbian Americas. Columbia University Press.


Ashton, M.S. and C.M. Peters. 1999. Even-aged silviculture in tropical rainforests of Asia: Lessons learned and myths perpetuated. Journal of Forestry 97:14-19.


Peters, C.M. 1997. Rain forest.  The World Book Encyclopedia.


Peters, C.M. 1996 The Ecology and Management of Non-timber Tropical Forest Resources.  World Bank Technical Paper No. 322, The World Bank, Washington.


Peters, C.M. 1994. Sustainable Harvest of Non-timber Plant Resources in Tropical Moist Forests: An Ecological Primer. Biodiversity Support Program, Washington, D.C. (published in English, Spanish, French, and Bahasa Indonesia)


Peters, C.M., A. Gentry and R. Mendelsohn. 1989. Valuation of a tropical forest in Peruvian Amazonia. Nature 339:655-657.