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Woody vines, also known as lianas, compete intensely with trees, reducing tree growth, survival and recruitment and are on the increase in tropical...

Date
June 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

This article describes how the cartographic depth-to-water (DTW) index in combination with other variables can be used to quantify, model and map the distribution of common forest floor bryophytes, at 1 m resolution. This was done by way of a case study, using 12 terrain and climate representative...

Authors
Goguen, M.; Arp, P. A.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing
Publication
American Journal of Plant Sciences, 2017, 8, 4, pp 867-890
Abstract

The Tropical Montane Cloud Forest (TMCF) is a hydrologically unique and highly vulnerable ecosystem to changes in land-use and climate. Assessing the impacts of these changes needs to consider soil-water dynamics. In particular, the organic layer and its functioning requires attention because its...

Authors
Ramírez, B. H.; Ploeg, M. van der; Teuling, A. J.; Ganzeveld, L.; Leemans, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Geoderma, 2017, 298, pp 14-26
Abstract

PREMISE OF THE STUDY: The seedling stage is particularly vulnerable to resource limitation, with potential consequences for community composition. We investigated how light and soil variation affected early growth, biomass partitioning, morphology, and physiology of 22 tree species common in...

Authors
Smith-Martin, C. M.; Gei, M. G.; Bergstrom, E.; Becklund, K. K.; Becknell, J. M.; Waring, B. G.; Werden, L. K.; Powers, J. S.
Publisher
Botanical Society of America Inc.
Publication
American Journal of Botany, 2017, 104, 3, pp 399-410
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1 - 3 November 2017 - Shanghai

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Shanghai
Country
China
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MiscellaneousFull Text

The need for a regional TOT was recognized over the course of multiple interactions between ICIMOD and HILIFE partners in all three countries, where linkages between ecosystems services and livelihood opportunities were discussed and potential livelihood options were mapped. Recommendations were...

Authors
Basnet, D.; Dorji, T.; Ali, G.; Lepcha, R.; Bhuchar, S.; Shakya, B.
Publisher
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
Publication
Promoting innovative livelihoods (ecotourism and value chains) for sustainable landscape management: regional training of trainers, 2017, pp 38 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

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...

Date
May 2017
Subjects
forest management; forest policy; forests; indigenous people; land use; non-wood forest products; tenure systems; wood products
Authors
Bulkan, J.
AbstractFull Text

Forest resources in Bosnia and Herzegovina present rich sites of various non-wood forest products. In the concept of sustainable use of forest resources and assurance the economic, environmental and social effects, non-wood forest products have great importance, especially in the strategic...

Authors
Delić, S.; Keča, L.; Ibrahimspahić, A.; Čabaravdić, A.; Behlulović, D.
Publisher
University of Montenegro
Publication
Agriculture and Forestry, 2017, 63, 1, pp 277-290

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