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A recent study focusing on the Canadian boreal forest has, for the first time, examined new silvicultural treatments within the context of ecosystem...

Date
November 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

We apply causal loop diagrams (CLD) to picture how complex societal scenarios can be understood in terms of interdependent drivers and mechanisms between actors from the public and private sectors respectively. And we show how un-sustainable scenarios can be understood in terms of insufficient...

Authors
Sverdrup, H.; Koca, D.; Ragnarsdottir, K. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017, 140, Part 1, pp 299-311
Abstract

The complexing capacity for Cu ions (LT) and the apparent stability constant values (logKapp) were measured in throughfall (TF) and open field bulk deposition (BD), at two Mediterranean forest ecosystems of western Greece. LT was measured for the first time in the TF of natural forests....

Authors
Karavoltsos, S.; Fotiadis, F.; Michopoulos, P.; Sakellari, A.; Plavšić, M.; Bourletsikas, A.; Kaoukis, K.; Thomaidis, N. S.; Dassenakis, M.; Scoullos, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Chemosphere, 2017, 167, pp 28-35
Abstract

During natural and prescribed fires, combustion of heavy surface fuel loads can expose underlying soil to high temperatures causing thermal alteration of soil minerals and other changes in soil properties. We studied the effect of fire on soil cation exchange capacity (CEC) by comparing severely...

Authors
Ulery, A. L.; Graham, R. C.; Goforth, B. R.; Hubbert, K. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Geoderma, 2017, 286, pp 125-130
CAB ReviewFull Text

Wood is the only renewable building material available for growing human population across the world. The creation and shaping of wood use much less energy than most other building materials, giving wood products a significantly lower carbon footprint. However, wood has a shorter service life and...

Date
November 2016
Subjects
arthropod pests; insect pests; pests; plant pests; reviews; wood; wood preservation; wood products
Authors
Ewart, D.; Dhang, P.
Miscellaneous

A new distribution map is provided for Heterobasidion irregulare Garbel. and Otrosina. Agaricomycetes: Russulales: Bondarzewiaceae. Hosts: Pinus spp. especially stone pine (P. pinea), Aleppo pine (P. halepensis) and red pine (P. resinosa). Information is given on the geographical distribution in...

Publisher
CABI
Publication
Distribution Maps of Plant Diseases, 2016, No.October, pp Map 1191 (Edition 1)
Event

13 - 15 June 2017 - New Forest

Venue
New Forest
Country
UK
Contact
Stephanie Everest
Contact Details
Wessex Institute Ashurst Lodge, Ashurst Southampton, SO40 7AA
Tel
+44 (0) 238 029 3223
Fax
+44 (0) 238 029 2853
AbstractFull Text

The aeromycoflora in the mixed forest and rubber plantation have been studied by petriplate exposure method and Burkard Personal Air sampler for non-culturable fungi. The survey revealed 9 fungal genera and several sterile hyphae. The most predominant fungus was Cladosporium sp found in both the...

Authors
Pintu Karmakar; Ramesh Ghosh; Saha, A. K.; Panna Das
Publisher
Indian Mycological Society
Publication
Journal of Mycopathological Research, 2016, 54, 3, pp 431-434

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