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Cover for Birch and other short-lived canopy trees.

This chapter describes birch in the UK, including its regeneration, growth and survival. Further, the chapter discusses other short-lived canopy trees in the region, viz., sallow, gean, aspen, and alder.

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The weird and wonderful.

Although we gain most of our calories from a remarkably short list of species, our spice-racks, and medicinal and recreational drug cabinets in contrast are stuffed with the plants that are rich in an amazing diversity of chemicals. This chapter describes a range of the more unusual plants that we...

Author(s)
Warren, J. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645087)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Poplars and willows: trees for society and the environment.

This book entitled 'Poplars and Willows: Trees for Society and the Environment' contains twelve chapters. The poplars could equally well be willows, since they are clearly of a single, identified taxon (Chapter 2), selected originally from naturally occurring genetic resources (Chapter 3), but...

Author(s)
Isebrands, J. G.; Richardson, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter introduces the book entitled 'Poplars and Willows: Trees for Society and the Environment', these are trees and shrubs that are members of the Salicaceae family with many valuable characteristics. The objective of this book was to produce a major update of the 1980 edition of the FAO...

Author(s)
Isebrands, J. G.; Richardson, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Poplars and willows of the world, with emphasis on silviculturally important species.

This chapter in Saliceae continues with short discussions of systematics and nomenclature, subjects that remain unsettled in this family. Then, it introduces in general terms each genus, followed by descriptions of the species in each section of the genus- Populus first, then Salix. The species...

Author(s)
Dickmann, D. I.; Kuzovkina, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecology and physiology of poplars and willows.

This chapter reviews the natural occurrence, life history and present status of selected ecologically important species of poplars and willows around the world. It is believed that more knowledge and understanding of how these trees and shrubs grow under different environmental conditions will...

Author(s)
Richardson, J.; Isebrands, J. G.; Ball, J. B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The domestication and conservation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Populus</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salix</i> genetic resources.

The first part of the chapter reviews the genetic systems of Populus and Salix and how they form the basis for the various domestication and conservation options available today. The second part of the chapter provides a description of the rich diversity of programmes focused on Populus and Salix...

Author(s)
Stanton, B. J.; Serapiglia, M. J.; Smart, L. B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Operational poplar and willow culture.

This chapter provides a global overview of poplar and willow culture, pointing out commonalities as well as differences. After a brief overview, the chapter is divided between Populus species and Salix species and follows the sequence of establishment, tending and production. The countries with the ...

Author(s)
Stanturf, J. A.; Oosten, C. van
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental applications of poplars and willows.

This chapter provides a practical worldwide overview of the environmental applications of poplars and willows. The chapter aims to synthesize the latest knowledge on these applications with respect to sustainable livelihoods, land use and restoration. The applications covered include land...

Author(s)
Isebrands, J. G.; Aronsson, P.; Carlson, M.; Ceulemans, R.; Coleman, M.; Dickinson, N.; Dimitriou, J.; Doty, S.; Gardiner, E.; Heinsoo, K.; Johnson, J. D.; Koo, Y. B.; Kort, J.; Kuzovkina, J.; Licht, L.; McCracken, A. R.; McIvor, I.; Mertens, P.; Perttu, K.; Riddell-Black, D.; Robinson, B.; Scarascia-Mugnozza, G.; Schroeder, W. R.; Stanturf, J.; Volk, T. A. (et al)
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Abiotic stresses.

This chapter focuses on the responses and resistance mechanisms used by poplars and willows to survive a variety of environmental stresses. The chapter is notably composed of two tabular bibliographical compilations of scientific studies carried out on drought and elevated carbon dioxide responses...

Author(s)
Marron, N.; Gielen, B.; Brignolas, F.; Gao, J.; Johnson, J. D.; Karnosky, D. F.; Polle, A.; Scarascia-Mugnozza, G.; Schroeder, W. R.; Ceulemans, R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter

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