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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Picea</i> A. Dietr.

This chapter describes the origin and introduction; climatic and site requirements, and other silvicultural characteristics; pests and diseases; natural regeneration; flowering, seed production and nursery conditions; genetic and provenance; area, yield and rotations; timber and uses; Christmas...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ulmus</i> L.

This chapter discusses the taxonomy and origin; distribution; silviculture and ecology; Dutch elm disease; flowering and seed production; timber and uses; and place of elms (Ulmus glabra and U. procera) in British forestry.

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The ecology and silviculture of oaks.

This book contains is the third edition and is a reorganization and expansion of earlier editions. It contains 15 chapters from the earlier 10. The new chapters emphasize topics previously given briefer treatment. Expanded topics include artificial regeneration, fire effects and prescribed burning, ...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book
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Cover for Regeneration ecology I: Flowering, fruiting and reproduction characteristics.

This chapter discusses the regeneration of oak forests, which can be defined as a multifaceted ecological process. It includes the flowering, fruiting and seed dispersal of mature trees, as well as the germination, seedling establishment, growth and population changes of oak reproduction and...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Site quality and productivity.

This chapter discusses different measures of site quality and productivity, viz., gross primary productivity; net primary productivity; and net ecosystem production. The chapter also covers the following topics: the National Cooperative Soil Survey and Site Productivity; relation of site...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The ecological reserve.

Lady Park Wood is an attractive place and an ecologically interesting wood in the UK, but its main significance for ecologists lies in its early establishment as a research reserve and the long and detailed record of its trees. This chapter provides details on the origins, the managed compartment,...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The curious case of the even-aged plantation: wretched, funereal or misunderstood?

This chapter describes even-aged plantation. Further, the chapter provides a brief historical overview of Atlantic spruce forests, explores species composition of spruce plantations as well as the ecological implications of stand dynamics, and discusses forest design and the landscape setting.

Author(s)
Quine, C. P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Historical ecology in modern conservation in Italy.

This chapter describes the historical ecology in modern conservation in Italy. Specifically, the chapter discusses the spread of a historical ecological approach in European conservation thinking, and integrating historical and local knowledge into management strategies.

Author(s)
Cevasco, R.; Moreno, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter introduces the book entitled 'Poplars and Willows: Trees for Society and the Environment', these are trees and shrubs that are members of the Salicaceae family with many valuable characteristics. The objective of this book was to produce a major update of the 1980 edition of the FAO...

Author(s)
Isebrands, J. G.; Richardson, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest dynamics in the tropics.

This chapter discusses the dynamics of tropical forests. Specifically, the chapter presents the following topics: deforestation; forest land use dynamics; forest dynamics as a process of co-evolution in social and ecological conditions; forest transition pathways; reforestation; and policies that...

Author(s)
Wiersum, K. F.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter

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