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The paper presents results of the research on the assessment of technical parameters of forest stands on a post-fire area which has been reclaimed for 20 years, based on various methods of soil preparation. An attempt was made to determine the potential influence of soil properties on them. The...

Author(s)
Bojarski, K.; Kaczmarek, Z.
Publisher
Przemysłowy Instytut Maszyn Rolniczych (PIMR), Branżowy Ośrodek Informacji Naukowej, Technicznej i Ekonomicznej, Poznań, Poland
Citation
Journal of Research and Applications in Agricultural Engineering, 2018, 63, 2, pp 9-14
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Introduction: Soil quality is defined as the capacity of a soil to function within different land uses and ecosystem boundaries, sustain biological productivity, maintain environmental quality and promote plant, animal, and human health. Soil quality cannot be directly measured but can be evaluated ...

Author(s)
Shekofte, H.; Doustaky, M.; Maseodi, A.
Publisher
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
Citation
Journal of Water and Soil, 2018, 32, 2, pp Pe327-Pe342
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Silvicultural practices used for forest management in the Indigenous Community of Nuevo San Juan Parangaricutiro (CINSJP for its initials in Spanish), Michoacan, Mexico, are important for the sustainability of its woodlands. For this purpose, techniques that provide reliable and current...

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Hernández-Ramos, J.; García-Magaña, J. J.; Hernández-Ramos, A.; García-Cuevas, X.; García-Espinoza, G. G.; Muñoz-Flores, H. J.; Sáenz-Reyes, J. T.
Publisher
Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Villahermosa, Mexico
Citation
Ecosistemas y Recursos Agropecuarios, 2018, 5, 13, pp 15-23
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Halophytes may change different soil properties and nutrients availability by organic materials addition to soil and soil conservation against erosion agents. Destroying these lands and halophytes may have an undesirable effect on environment. To study the effects of physiographic position, plant...

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Najafi-Ghiri, M.; Mahmoodi, A.; Askari, Sh.; Farrokhnejad, E.
Publisher
Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Range and Desert Research, 2018, 25, 1, pp Pe170-Pe181, En182
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The fruit production and regeneration status of Emblica officinalis was studied under two harvesting regimes during 2015-16 in a semi-evergreen forest of Manipur. The fruit production varied significantly (p>0.05) between harvesting regimes and years, attaining higher values in low harvesting...

Author(s)
Lilabati Laishram; Sahoo, U. K.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2018, 36, 4A, pp 1118-1124
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[Objective] Through analyzing the characteristics of loquat canopy structure in karst rocky desertification area, scientific evidences could be provided for the planting and management of commercial fruit forests. [Method] The photosynthetic active radiation(PAR), leaf area index, and transmission...

Author(s)
Tan DaiJun; Xiong KangNing; Zhang Yu; Xu Min; Cheng Wen; Quan MingYing; Lai JiaLi
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanning, China
Citation
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2018, 49, 9, pp 1753-1759
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Water was considered an inexhaustible natural resource until reality has proven its reverse. Climatic changes increase the pressure on surface runoff and groundwater, amplifying regional differences. As such, the necessity to adapt to climatic changes implies applying certain biologic/silvicultural ...

Author(s)
Constandache, C.; Dinca, L.; Tudose, N. C.; Panaitescu, C.
Publisher
National Research and Development Institute for Industrial Ecology ECOIND, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
21st International Symposium "The Environment and the Industry," SIMI 2018, 20-21, September, 2018, Bucharest, Romania. Proceedings Book , 2018, pp 276-284
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Slovakian agroforestry does not officially exist yet, although remnants of these traditional systems developed in the past, which have high environmental and cultural value, are still to be found. Slovakia due to its natural conditions also has great potential for establishment of modern...

Author(s)
Pástor, M.; Jankovič, J.; Pažitný, J.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 411-414
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The production of medicinal plants could be combined with the production of timber from high value trees as Prunus avium L. because many medicinal plants are characterised by its capacity to growth under a partial shade. This type of agroforestry practice called silvoarable or forest farming...

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Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Romero-Franco, R.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 369-372
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Land use management decisions rely more often on process-based models to provide information about climate change impacts. However, these models require climate data at a time scale and timeframe that is not frequently available for the area of interest. Modelled climate data is gradually becoming...

Author(s)
Palma, J. H. N.; Cardoso, R. M.; Soares, P. M. M.; Oliveira, T. S.; Tomé, M.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
Citation
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 181-185

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