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Cover for Regeneration ecology II: Population dynamics.

This chapter discusses the establishment and development of populations of juvenile oaks. Variability is a normal characteristic of tree populations, and it can be described in relation to specific tree attributes. For example, an oak forest can be described by the size or age distributions of its...

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 Artificial regeneration.

This chapter explores the principles underpinning successful natural regeneration of oaks, which also apply to artificial regeneration. The chapter also discusses (i) site evaluation and species selection; and (ii) artificial regeneration methods, viz., direct sowing and planting.

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 Operational poplar and willow culture.

This chapter provides a global overview of poplar and willow culture, pointing out commonalities as well as differences. After a brief overview, the chapter is divided between Populus species and Salix species and follows the sequence of establishment, tending and production. The countries with the ...

Author(s)
Stanturf, J. A.; Oosten, C. van
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regeneration ecology I: flowering, fruiting and reproduction characteristics.

This chapter explores the regeneration ecology of oaks (Quercus) which 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 associated plants. Different factors affecting acorn...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934743)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regeneration ecology II: population dynamics.

This chapter focuses on the establishment and development of populations of juvenile oaks (Quercus). For the oaks, the critical regeneration events include flowering, fruiting, seed dispersal and germination, seedling establishment, dieback and sprouting, and the growth of oak reproduction....

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934743)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Establishment Management Information System (EMIS): delivering good practice advice on tree establishment in the uplands of Britain.

The Establishment Management Information System (EMIS) is a decision-support tool that integrates existing advice on tree establishment for upland restocking on a site-specific basis. It draws upon information from many technical and scientific publications to provide the user with 'walk through'...

Author(s)
Perks, M. P.; Harrison, A. J.; Bathgate, S. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931742)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measurements of competition and competitiveness in plant stands of short duration.

Methods, difficulties and pitfalls in measuring results of competition in plant stands of short duration are dealt with. Reference models are described. These models have been derived both to deduce reasonable characters of various relationships between production and density of different plants in ...

Author(s)
Håkansson, S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996516)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Germination, emergence and establishment of crop and weed plants.

The early growth of plants from seeds is illustrated, considering influences of soil conditions, seedbed preparation and means of sowing. Both crops and weeds are regarded. The conditions for their germination (or bud activation) and their emergence and further early growth largely determine their...

Author(s)
Håkansson, S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996516)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Establishment of trees and shrubs in relation to light and grazing.

This chapter examines extent of light required, or the tolerance to shade of seedlings of pedunculate (Quercus robur) and sessile oak (Q. petraea), broad-leaved (Tilia platyphyllos) and small-leaved lime (Tilia cordata), beech (Fagus sylvatica), hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) and hazel (Corylus...

Author(s)
Vera, F. W. M.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994420)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Energy from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan mountain forests.

Including 3 case studies from other regions: coppices and fuelwood production in Italy (Torta, G.); planting stock quality and establishment in the New Zealand high country (Ledgard, N. J.; Baker, G. C.); and choosing species for planting in the Ecuadorian Andes (Hofstede, R. G. M.; Jongsma, W.;...

Author(s)
Rijal, K.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter

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