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Cover for The plants.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the conservation of plants and plant communities and their habitats to maintain a proper ecological balance when selecting and developing sites. Some planning consent requirements relating to aspects of local ecosystems (habitats) or plant-based features...

Author(s)
Thoday, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646183)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How to make Conservation Agriculture EverGreen.

This chapter discusses the role of trees in conservation agriculture (CA) systems and highlights examples of promising EverGreen Conservation Agriculture (ECA) models. The reviews the experiences of developing and applying ECA models that are tuned to the specific contexts of farming in Zambia,...

Author(s)
Garrity, D. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minor trees and shrubs.

This chapter describes the minor trees and shrubs in Lady Park Wood, UK. The minor trees includes hawthorn, wild service, whitebeam, crab apple, yew, holly. Finally, the paper provides details on the shrubs and small trees in the region.

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Maintenance of plant species diversity in forest ecosystems.

One of the major questions in ecology is how plant species coexist and thus how diversity is maintained. While there are many theories to explain the maintenance of plant species diversity, compelling empirical support exists for very few of them. Here we summarize four major putative theories to...

Author(s)
Barry, K. E.; Schnitzer, S. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Field guide for the identification of damage on woody sentinel plants.

This guide is intended as an aid for managers of sentinel plantings, botanical gardens or arboreta, as well as phytosanitary inspectors, who may have knowledge of common pests and diseases of woody plants, but may not know the likely cause of damage that they have not encountered before. It aims to ...

Author(s)
Roques, A.; Cleary, M.; Matsiakh, I.; Eschen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter introduces a guide for managers of sentinel plantings, botanical gardens or arboreta, as well as phytosanitary inspectors, who may have knowledge of common pests and diseases of woody plants, but may not know the likely cause of damage that they have not encountered before, for...

Author(s)
Eschen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Field diagnosis of damaging agents of woody plants.

This chapter discusses how to diagnose the damaging agents of woody plants on the field. It is established that it is important to remember that in many cases, a reliable diagnosis requires specialized analysis to detect or identify the causal agent or to determine other parameters that may be...

Author(s)
Moreira, A. C.; Bragança, H.; Boavida, C.; Talgø, V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Arthropod collection and sample preservation for further analysis.

This chapter provides general recommendations for collection and sample preservation of arthropod pests of woody sentinel plants for further analysis. Examination and sampling approaches are given for arthropods damaging foliage, shoots, twigs, branches, stems, flowers, fruits, cones, seeds and...

Author(s)
Kirichenko, N.; Csóka, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Pathogen sampling and sample preservation for future analysis.

This chapter provides general recommendations for sampling and sample preservation of pathogens of woody sentinel plants for further analysis. Procedures are given for sample collection of symptomatic bark, wood, shoots, leaves/needles and roots.

Author(s)
Prospero, S.; O'Hanlon, R.; Vannini, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book chapter

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