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Variants of Indigenous forest management reflect distinct historical and political-economic contexts. Indigenous forest management was largely unrecorded in the colonial period and, in the present, can range from industrial to ecosystem-based forest management, autonomous management and rentier...

Author(s)
Bulkan, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 004, pp 1-16
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Forest governance may be defined as the way in which actions in a sector (here forest use) are controlled at multiple levels and by multiple actors. The forest certification market mechanism was introduced in 1993, partly as a reaction to the failed attempt to create a global forest convention at...

Author(s)
Almstedt, Ǻ.; Keskitalo, E. C. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 011, pp 1-11
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Managing disease in tall orchard trees presents unique issues not found in relatively shorter horticultural and agronomic crops, simply due to height Pecan scab (caused by Venturia effusa [G. Winter] Rossman & W.C. Allen) is used as an example of a major disease of one of the tallest orchard...

Author(s)
Bock, C. H.; Brenneman, T. B.; Wood, B. W.; Stevenson, K. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 008, pp 1-18
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This article reviews, from a socio-economic perspective, the current state of knowledge and controversies around the causes and consequences of global climate change. It considers the prospects for reducing global emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) which, according to the scientific consensus,...

Author(s)
Davis, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 036, pp 1-11
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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...

Author(s)
Ewart, D.; Dhang, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 038, pp 1-4
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In the face of globally diminishing natural habitats in biodiversity-rich regions, agricultural landscapes around protected areas have increasingly gained importance as extended habitat for wildlife species. Rubber (Hevea brasiliensis) and oil palm (Elais guineensis) plantations are two of the...

Author(s)
Harich, F. K.; Treydte, A. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 020, pp 1-11
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The field of forest genomics is rapidly expanding, and many new potential uses of the genetic information gained are being developed. Some of these uses are primarily economic in nature, such as increasing the growth rate of trees and increasing yields for woody biomass, or producing trees with...

Author(s)
Porth, I.; Bull, G. Q.; Cool, J.; Gelinas, N.; Griess, V. C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 016, pp 1-10
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The chemical composition, nutritional value and use of a number of vegetable wastes (VWs) and by-products such as baby corn, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, cucumber, jackfruit, peas, potato, sweet corn (SC), tomato, and radish leaves, among others in ruminant and monogastric diets, are presented in...

Author(s)
Bakshi, M. P. S.; Wadhwa, M.; Makkar, H. P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 012, pp 1-26
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Gardening has been practiced by humans for food and aesthetic purposes for thousands of years. As urbanization intensifies globally, gardening is increasing in both popularity and extent in urban and suburban regions of the world, thus increasing its impact on the environments. Here we discuss the...

Author(s)
Wang XianZhong; Clark, P. B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 052, pp 1-14
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Windfirmness of trees, the ability to withstand strong winds without incurring internal damage to xylem (fibre buckling in timber) or structural failure due to stem snap (wind snap) or over turning of root plates (wind throw), is a complex phenomenon that results from the interaction of multiple...

Author(s)
Telewski, F. W.; Moore, J. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 050, pp 1-10

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