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The Mountain Pine Beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosa) is considered to be a major forest pest, that has expanded beyond its historical range and is...

Date
December 2016
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

The literature on rule compliance is divided between those urging greater autonomy for stakeholders in rulemaking processes; and those arguing for increased enforcement. However recent experimental evidence highlights the potential for synergies between participatory rulemaking and enforcement....

Authors
Epstein, G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Ecological Economics, 2017, 131, pp 312-321
Abstract

Razula forest preserve in the Carpathian Mountains of the Czech Republic is an unmanaged forest that has not been logged or otherwise anthropically disturbed for at least 83 years, preceded by only infrequent selective logging. We examined this 25 ha area to determine the dominant geomorphological...

Authors
Phillips, J. D.; Šamonil, P.; Pawlik, Ł.; Trochta, J.; Daněk, P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Geomorphology, 2017, 276, pp 27-36
Abstract

Vegetation cover is an important factor for rainfall-induced landslides. We analyzed the effect of forest clear-cutting on the initiation of landslides using empirical rainfall intensity-duration (I-D) thresholds at Mt. Ichifusa, Japan, which is characterized by granitic rocks. Extensive...

Authors
Saito, H.; Murakami, W.; Daimaru, H.; Oguchi, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Geomorphology, 2017, 276, pp 1-7
Miscellaneous

A description is provided for Protoventuria tetraspora, which is apparently a very mild parasite on moribund leaves, later saprobic on dead leaves and stems. Some information on its habitats, dispersal and transmission and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical...

Authors
Cannon, P. F.; Minter, D. W.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2016, No.208, pp Sheet 2080
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.
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

Mediterranean mountain forests represent hotspots of diversity despite managed for longtime for timber and fruit production. In the last decades their role as biodiversity reservoirs increased also as a consequence of European Union policies that designed some forested habitats as a priority for...

Authors
Infusino, M.; Greco, S.; Turco, R.; Bernardini, V.; Scalercio, S.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Bulletin of Insectology, 2016, 69, 2, pp 249-258

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