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Abstract

Forests are important to nutrient cycling, hydrology, climate and aesthetics in urban ecosystems. Effective forest management in urban environments requires detailed data on the spatial distribution and structure of urban forests, but the lidar which are best for mapping the complexity of these...

Authors
Gu Huan; Townsend, P. A.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Urban Ecosystems, 2017, 20, 2, pp 497-509
Abstract

This paper presents the distribution of questing Ixodes ricinus ticks in suburban forest intensively visited by people. The local-scale observations conducted during a 4-year study at 99 plots (of 100 m2 each) located throughout the entire area of a riparian urban forest, showed a high variation in...

Authors
Kiewra, D.; Stefańska-Krzaczek, E.; Szymanowski, M.; Szczepańska, A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH
Publication
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2017, 8, 3, pp 362-369
Abstract

Though relationships between urbanization and tree cover are generally well studied, the effect of redevelopment on urban trees, at the scale of the individual property, is not well understood. Developing knowledge in this area is important in order to limit tree loss during redevelopment and thus,...

Authors
Morgenroth, J.; O'Neil-Dunne, J.; Apiolaza, L. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Applied Geography, 2017, 82, pp 1-10
News Article

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
Event

13 - 15 September 2017 - Seoul

Venue
Seoul
Country
Republic of Korea
Contact Details
FAO Headquarters, Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153 Rome, Italy
Tel
(+39) 06 57051
Miscellaneous

A description is provided for Hilberina rhynchospora, which is apparently saprobic with records on rotten wood and dead stems. Some information on its habitats, dispersal and transmission, and conservation status is given, along with details of its geographical distribution (North America (USA...

Authors
Minter, D. W.; Cannon, P. F.
Publisher
CABI
Publication
IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria, 2016, No.209, pp Sheet 2086
CAB ReviewFull Text

For the review at hand the ISI web of knowledge was searched for the keyword combination forest+management+planning. Close to 200 articles were found with the mentioned keywords in their topic that were published between 2013 and 2015. The 'top 5' sub-topics found amongst them are climate change,...

Date
June 2016
Subjects
carbon; climate change; decision support systems; forest management; forests; growth; mixed forests; models; multiple use; planning; productivity; reviews; timber production; urban forestry
Authors
Griess, V. C.
AbstractFull Text

The objective of this work was to evaluate the effect of different substrates on the production and quality of sibipiruna seedlings. The experimental design was a randomized complete block, with six treatments and eight replications. The treatments tested were: (T1): 5% organic compounds + 80% soil...

Authors
Oliveira, D. M.; Caron, B. O.; Elli, E. F.; Monteiro, G. C.; Schwerz, F.; Basso, C. J.; Manfron, P. A.
Publisher
Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Câmpus de Jaboticabal, UNESP
Publication
Científica (Jaboticabal), 2017, 45, 1, pp 1-8

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