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Arboriculture

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Abstract

Urban Forestry is gaining importance in Switzerland as well as in Europe. The COST action 'GreenInUrbs' was carried out from 2013 to 2017 with the aim of establishing a network among the professionals working in this area, developing a common understanding of urban forests, and continuing the...

Authors
Hegetschweiler, K. T.; Hansmann, R.; Hunziker, M.; Karn, S.; Kern, M.; Moretti, M.; Bernasconi, A.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Forstverein
Publication
Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen, 2017, 168, 5, pp 285-288
Abstract

Urban forestry is a transdisciplinary, practice-oriented subject. The social sciences can make a substantial contribution in this field. Researching and communicating biological and ecological facts are important for dealing with urban forests, as well as understanding and explaining human action....

Authors
Baerlocher, B.; Kolar, R.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Forstverein
Publication
Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen, 2017, 168, 5, pp 282-284
Abstract

New trends often occur in urban centres. Hence, the city of Zürich was already confronted with the manifold demands of the population for the forest. Since the year 2000, the city forests and all other green spaces have been managed by 'Green City Zürich'. This article explores the challenges of...

Authors
Wollenmann, R.
Publisher
Schweizerischer Forstverein
Publication
Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen, 2017, 168, 5, pp 278-281
Event

9 - 12 September 2018 - Exeter

Venue
Exeter
Country
UK
Contact Details
Arboricultural Association, The Malthouse, Stroud Green, Standish, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire GL10 3DL
Tel
+44 (0)1242 522152
News Article

Even a single urban tree can help moderate wind speeds and keep pedestrians comfortable as they walk down the street, according to a recent...

Date
August 2017
Authors
David Simpson
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

A new foliar disease of Koelreuteria paniculata tree is reported during continuous surveys conducted at Solan district of Himachal Pradesh during August, 2015 to December, 2015. On the basis of morphological characteristics the fungus, the fungus was identified as Phoma eupyrena which produces...

Authors
Sunita Chandel; Vijay Kumar
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society
Publication
International Journal of Forestry and Crop Improvement, 2017, 8, 1, pp 38-40

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