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Abstract

The increase in frequency and extent of fires in Portugal has favoured the approval of a new legal frame for forest management, the Forest Intervention Zone (FIZ). Under this frame, a large contiguous surface involving numerous owners is subject to a single management plan, providing an opportunity...

Authors
Canadas, M. J.; Novais, A.; Marques, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Land Use Policy, 2016, 56, pp 179-188
Abstract

Global afforestation and reforestation incentive programs call for the increase in tree cover, including plantations, which supply global pulp and wood demand, energy, food, and carbon markets. Tree plantations that replace native forests, cultivated agriculture, or previously cleared land are...

Authors
Holt, T. van; Binford, M. W.; Portier, K. M.; Vergara, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Land Use Policy, 2016, 56, pp 147-157
Abstract

Our study aimed to determine the relationship between the environment factors and these variation patterns. Also, we examined the difference of variation patterns between forest community and understory herb layer only. The canonical correspondence analysis (CCA) was used for testing the...

Authors
Chen Yu; Xu JinShi; Zhang LiXia; Guo YaoXin; Chai YongFu; Wang Mao; Zhang ChenGuang; Yue Ming
Publisher
Science Press
Publication
Acta Botanica Boreali-Occidentalia Sinica, 2016, 36, 4, pp 784-795
CAB ReviewFull Text

In the face of globally diminishing natural habitats in biodiversity-rich regions, agricultural landscapes around protected areas have increasingly gained importance as extended habitat for wildlife species. Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) and oil palm (Elais guineensis) plantations are two of the...

Date
July 2016
Subjects
biodiversity; habitats; land use; oil palms; plantations; reviews; rubber; species diversity; wildlife
Authors
Harich, F. K.; Treydte, A. C.
News Article

A report published last week by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) suggests that improving co-operation between the...

Date
July 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Event

7 - 12 November 2016 - Yokohama

Venue
Yokohama
Country
Japan
Contact
Steven Johnson
Miscellaneous

A new distribution map is provided for Parlagena bennetti Williams. Hemiptera: Diaspididae. Hosts: coconuts (Cocos nucifera), oil palm (Elaeis guineensis). Information is given on the geographical distribution in Central America and Caribbean (Honduras, Trinidad and Tobago), South America...

Publisher
CABI
Publication
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2016, June, pp Map 806
AbstractFull Text

Objective: The forest soil geochemical features and heavy metal pollution were studied, in order to provide scientific basis for research of forest soil composition, and protection and rational utilization of land resources in north Sichuan. Method: Based on on-site sample collection and data...

Authors
Wang YueLin; Hu JiZhen
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2016, 47, 3, pp 365-370

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