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Variants of Indigenous forest management reflect distinct historical and political-economic contexts. Indigenous forest management was largely unrecorded in the colonial period and, in the present, can range from industrial to ecosystem-based forest management, autonomous management and rentier...

Author(s)
Bulkan, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 004, pp 1-16

Forest governance may be defined as the way in which actions in a sector (here forest use) are controlled at multiple levels and by multiple actors. The forest certification market mechanism was introduced in 1993, partly as a reaction to the failed attempt to create a global forest convention at...

Author(s)
Almstedt, Ǻ.; Keskitalo, E. C. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 011, pp 1-11

Managing disease in tall orchard trees presents unique issues not found in relatively shorter horticultural and agronomic crops, simply due to height Pecan scab (caused by Venturia effusa [G. Winter] Rossman & W.C. Allen) is used as an example of a major disease of one of the tallest orchard...

Author(s)
Bock, C. H.; Brenneman, T. B.; Wood, B. W.; Stevenson, K. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 008, pp 1-18

Because many invasive plants are anticipated to benefit from climate change, the need for effective management strategies will become more pressing in the future. Biological control of invasive plants by insects has been an effective management strategy in many instances, but climate change may...

Author(s)
Reeves, J. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 001, pp 1-8

Non-target impacts of parasitoids and predaceous arthropods used for classical biological control of invasive insects include five types of impact: (1) direct attacks on native insects; (2) negative foodweb effects, such as competition for prey, apparent competition, or displacement of native...

Author(s)
Driesche, R. van; Hoddle, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 044, pp 1-66

We used an established, process-based model of the dynamics of carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) cycling between plants, soils and animals in grazed temperate pastures to clarify expectations of how some major components of intensification affect the outcomes (short-term and long-term) of alternative...

Author(s)
Parsons, A. J.; Thornley, J. H. M.; Rasmussen, S.; Rowarth, J. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 054, pp 1-19

Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) and northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi (Smith and Lawrence)) are major pests of maize in the USA. These pests have been managed with a variety of tactics over the last century. Both Diabrotica spp. have adapted to crop rotation...

Author(s)
Ludwick, D. C.; Hibbard, B. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 048, pp 1-10

Botanic gardens and their functions and role in society have evolved over time. Originally established for study of medicinal plants in the mid-sixteenth century, they morphed into active sites for introduction, cultivation and dissemination of economically important crops during European expansion ...

Author(s)
Krishnan, S.; Novy, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 023, pp 1-10

Gardening has been practiced by humans for food and aesthetic purposes for thousands of years. As urbanization intensifies globally, gardening is increasing in both popularity and extent in urban and suburban regions of the world, thus increasing its impact on the environments. Here we discuss the...

Author(s)
Wang XianZhong; Clark, P. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 052, pp 1-14

Windfirmness of trees, the ability to withstand strong winds without incurring internal damage to xylem (fibre buckling in timber) or structural failure due to stem snap (wind snap) or over turning of root plates (wind throw), is a complex phenomenon that results from the interaction of multiple...

Author(s)
Telewski, F. W.; Moore, J. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 050, pp 1-10

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