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Deer and livestock impacts on native woodlands in Scotland re-visited.

This paper presents an alternative interpretation of the issues on deer and livestock impacts on native woodlands in Scotland. The paper discusses the deer problem and priority actions to address the problem; reduction of herbivore impacts on woodlands; additional benefits of woodland regeneration;...

Authors
Hool, K.; Armstrong, H.
Publisher
Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Publication
Scottish Forestry, 2014, 68, 2, pp 32-36
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Tread softly: transporting timber on rural roads in Scotland.

This paper describes transporting timber on rural roads in Scotland. The paper provides details of the Timber Transport Forum and suggests measures to improve the rural roads to coped with the minimal demands by the declining rural population, motor-tourism and local services delivery.

Authors
Stiven, R.
Publisher
Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Publication
Scottish Forestry, 2014, 68, 2, pp 29-31
Abstract

Niche marketing by Forestry Commission Scotland - a local highland journey logshops.

This paper describes niche marketing through logshops in Scotland. The paper discusses the different areas of consideration in niche marketing of logs, including: understanding the assets; the location and facility; moving the product; preparing the product for sale; marketing the product; selling...

Authors
Fryer, J.
Publisher
Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Publication
Scottish Forestry, 2014, 68, 2, pp 25-28
Abstract

2014 Report of the native pinewood managers visit to Blackmount and Glen Orchy.

This paper presents the report of the visit of the Native Pinewood Managers to Blackmount and Glen Orchy in Scotland in 2014. The paper provides the history, current objectives and management issues, and future perspectives for these forests. The management issues observed in the forests are:...

Authors
Taylor, C.
Publisher
Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Publication
Scottish Forestry, 2014, 68, 2, pp 21-24
Abstract

The practitioner - planting, forest management and production in the Trossachs.

This paper describes the role and some of the pressures and challenges of forest management for a practitioner based on the experience of a forester in Trossachs, Scotland. The paper provides detailed discussion on: importance of managing forests; planter's role; operational challenges; planting...

Authors
Mulgrew, J.
Publisher
Royal Scottish Forestry Society
Publication
Scottish Forestry, 2014, 68, 2, pp 17-20
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Preparation of a new polyclonal antibody based on PAHs immunogen.

In order to exploit the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) ELISA test kit for rapidly detecting PAHs in different environmental samples, the polyclonal antibody (pAb) against pyrene was prepared. The hapten (1-Pyrenebutyric acid, 1-PBA) was conjugated covalently to the carrier proteins...

Authors
Xu Li; Zhao Lu; Cheng YanJun; Sun KaiXuan; Zhao KeHui
Publisher
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (Beijing), 2014, 16, 3, pp 143-149
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Antibacterial properties of Pinus roxburghii leaf (Needles) extracts on female hygiene fabrics.

Good hygiene is an aid to health and comfort. It directly aids in disease prevention or disease isolation. The requirement of bio-functionalization of the textiles has increased manifolds as the textiles are vulnerable to micro-organisms, whose attack may cause cross infections and allergic...

Authors
Anjali Sood; Krishna Khambra; Rose, N. M.
Publisher
Agri Bio Research Publishers
Publication
Annals of Agri Bio Research, 2014, 19, 3, pp 633-636
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Two-sided neighbours of an order for neighbour design of OS 1 series.

Methods of construction of neighbour designs of BIBD are given by different authors. This paper is concerned with the neighbour design of balanced incomplete block design constructed using of MOLS for OS1 series with parameters v=s2, b=s (s+1), r=s+1, k=s, λ=1, whether s is a prime number or power...

Authors
Laxmi, R. R.; Rani, S.; Parmita
Publisher
Agri Bio Research Publishers
Publication
Annals of Agri Bio Research, 2014, 19, 3, pp 524-529
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Two-sided first-order neighbours for OS 1 series of BIBD.

Experiments in agricultural, horticultural and forestry often show neighbour effects; that is the response on a given plot is affected by the treatment applied on neighbouring plots as well as by the treatments applied to that plot. Incomplete Block Neighbour Design can be constructed using MOLS...

Authors
Laxmi, R. R.; Rani, S.; Parmita
Publisher
Agri Bio Research Publishers
Publication
Annals of Agri Bio Research, 2014, 19, 3, pp 518-523
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Bio-efficacy and economics of IPM modules against pest complex of okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench.

Studies were conducted on the bio-efficacy and economics of IPM modules against pest complex of okra, Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench. The insect-pests viz., jassid, whitefly, mite and shoot and fruit borer were major pests of okra crop. The IPM modules M2 (Imidaclorpid+B....

Authors
Kumawat, S. C.; Jat, B. L.; Meena, B. M.; Yadav, M. K.
Publisher
Agri Bio Research Publishers
Publication
Annals of Agri Bio Research, 2014, 19, 3, pp 499-504

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