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31 May - 4 June 2016 - Ljubljana

Venue
Ljubljana
Country
Slovenia
Contact
Slovenian Forestry Institute
Contact Details
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News Article

Large greenspaces in urban areas can provide a valuable cooling service and are recognised for their ability to locally reduce the urban heat island...

Date
April 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Forest management activities, such as tree thinning, alter forest ecology, including key components of forest ecosystems, including fungal communities. In the present study, we investigate the effects of forest thinning intensity on the populations and structures of fungal soil communities in the...

Authors
Lin WanRou; Wang PiHan; Chen WenCheng; Lai ChaoMing; Winder, R. S.
Publisher
Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology
Publication
Microbes and Environments, 2016, 31, 1, pp 19-26
Abstract

This paper discusses the domestication and cultivation, from forests and meadows to gardens of berries, including gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa), raspberry (Rubus idaeus) and blackberry (Rubus fruticosus).

Authors
Surányi, D.
Publisher
NAKVI
Publication
Hungarian Agricultural Research, 2016, 25, 1, pp 12-16
Abstract

This article aims to assess the sustainability of forestry in Spain at provincial scale from two points of view: first, a multidimensional perspective considering the three classical dimensions of sustainability - environmental, economic and social - and, second, an integrative approach estimating...

Authors
Martínez-Vega, J.; Mili, S.; Echavarría, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Geoforum, 2016, 70, pp 1-10
Miscellaneous

The purpose of this Manual is to provide legal practitioners in REDD+ countries, particularly partner countries of the UNREDD Programme, with information on assessing national legal frameworks and associated gaps as well as suggestions on options to address key REDD+ legal issues.

Publisher
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Publication
REDD+ implementation: a manual for national legal practitioners, 2015, pp 82 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

We differentiate between the success of a classical biological control programme and its impact; the former addressing the completed implementation of the steps of a biological control programme, and the anticipated reduction of the target pest, and the latter addressing the societal and...

Date
March 2016
Subjects
biological control; biological control agents; insect control; insect pests; natural enemies; pest control; plant pests; weed control; weeds
Authors
Cock, M. J. W.; Day, R. K.; Hinz, H. L.; Pollard, K. M.; Thomas, S. E.; Williams, F. E.; Witt, A. B. R.; Shaw, R. H.
AbstractFull Text

Aim of the study: Neighborhood-based stand spatial structure parameters can quantify and characterize forest spatial structure effectively. How these neighborhood-based structure parameters are influenced by the selection of different numbers of nearestneighbor trees is unclear, and there is some...

Authors
Wang HongXiang; Zhang GongQiao; Hui GangYing; Li YuanFa; Hu YanBo; Zhao ZhongHua
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrarias (INIA)
Publication
Forest Systems, 2016, 25, 1, pp e056

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