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The impact of urban air pollution could be alleviated by strategically planting low hedges, instead of tall trees along roadsides in built up areas,...

Date
May 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Nutrient cycling is one of the basic functions of forest ecosystems. As two of the main nutrition elements, nitrogen and phosphorus are critical for proper metabolism and growth processes of plants. In order to reduce the dependence on external nutrient, plants can resorb nutrients from senescing...

Authors
Zong Ning; Shi PeiLi; Geng ShouBao; Ma WeiLing
Publisher
Science Press
Publication
Zhongguo Shengtai Nongye Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, 2017, 25, 4, pp 520-529
Abstract

Water conservation is a comprehensive water resources regulatory function of forest ecosystems through various hydrological processes, including canopy interception, litter containment and soil retention. As a typical northern rocky mountain area, Taihang Mountain is characterized by low rainfall...

Authors
Ma WeiLing; Shi PeiLi; Zong Ning; Zhao GuangShuai; Chai Xi; Geng ShouBao
Publisher
Science Press
Publication
Zhongguo Shengtai Nongye Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Eco-Agriculture, 2017, 25, 4, pp 478-489
Abstract

We quantified springtime ecosystem-scale monoterpene fluxes from two similar Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis Mill.) forests, located in Israel, that differed in the amount of received precipitation: Yatir in the arid south and Birya in the northern part of Israel (291 and 755 mm annual average...

Authors
Seco, R.; Karl, T.; Turnipseed, A.; Greenberg, J.; Guenther, A.; Llusia, J.; Peñuelas, J.; Dicken, U.; Rotenberg, E.; Kim SaeWung; Yakir, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V.
Publication
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2017, pp 150-159
Event

20 - 25 May 2018 - Montpellier

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A flora treatment for the Marantaceae occurring in the Central African region is given. The family is represented by 10 genera, 22 species and 7 varieties, all of which occur in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi has three species, and the family is absent from Rwanda. User-friendly keys...

Authors
Dhetchuvi, J. B. M. M.; Ley, A. C.
Publisher
Jardin botanique Meise
Publication
Flore d'Afrique centrale, nouvelle série, Spermatophyta: Marantaceae, 2017, pp 78 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

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...

Date
May 2017
Subjects
boreal forests; certification; forest management; forest ownership; forests; markets
Authors
Almstedt, Ǻ.; Keskitalo, E. C. H.
AbstractFull Text

The present study has analysis of various types of forest density cover of district Panchkula. This study based on primary and secondary data. Supervised classification and NDVI method have been used for detection of forest cover changes with the help of Landsat ETM+(2001) and Landsat-8 (2011)...

Authors
Anil Kumar; Kokila Yadav
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 2, pp 752-756

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