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This article described and analyzed the tree and shrub species composition of homegardens in a rural community in Eastern Amazon, Brazil. Data were collected from 30 homegardens stratified into two groups of 15: homegardens of northeastern and homegardens of peasants from South Brazil, based on...

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Garcia, B. N. R.; Vieira, T. A.; Oliveira, F. de A.
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Floresta, 2017, 47, 4, pp 543-551
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Bivariate distribution is an effective approach to spatial structure analysis. Combined with two of the three structure parameters (uniform angle index (W), dominance (U) and mingling (M)), the structural bivariate characteristics of five different Pinus massoniana forests were explored in this...

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Zhang RenBo; Ding GuiJie; Luo XiaoMan; Chen MoFang
Publisher
Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kórnik, Poland
Citation
Dendrobiology, 2017, 78, pp 75-84
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Defoliation of some Norway spruce stands, caused by Cephalcia abietis, was first reported in Romania in the autumn of 2015. The outbreak has affected 58 ha in the Eastern Carpathians and 190 ha in the Southern Carpathians. The species was previously known only as a faunistic element in the country...

Author(s)
Olenici, N.
Publisher
Marin Dracea National Research-Development Institute in Forestry, co-published with Faculty of Forestry, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Ilfov, Romania
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Bucovina Forestieră, 2017, 17, 1, pp 7-34
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Agroforestry refers to a positive image of animal welfare in association with the terroir and its products. Indeed, the system associating the palmipeds with the production of walnuts AOC Périgord showed its interest both on the shade in the summer for the geese, and with the improvement of the...

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Bijja, M.; Lavigne, F.; Rejou, P.; Arroyo, J.
Publisher
Institut Technique de l'Aviculture (ITAVI), Paris, France
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12e Journées de la Recherche Avicole et Palmipèdes à Foie Gras (JRA-JRPFG 2017), 5 & 6 avril 2017, Tours, France, 2017, pp 902-906
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Dendrochronology is a science that studies the growth rings of trees and provides answers regarding not only their age, but also any disturbances in their development over time. The present study aimed to know the age of Acer negundo trees, as well as to reconstruct the influence of climatic...

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Milani, J. E. de F.; Zea-Camaño, J. D.; Biondi, D.
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Graduate Program in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso / UFMT, Cuiabá - MT, Brazil
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Advances in Forestry Science, 2017, 4, 4, pp 161-166
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Açaí palm is a palm tree with a high commercial potential mainly for fruit pulp that has chemical properties that are beneficial to human health. In order to meet this market demand the producers need to invest in quality seedlings, and it is necessary to expand research in this area. The objective ...

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Silva, A. da C. D. da; Smiderle, O. J.; Oliveira, J. M. F. de; Silva, T. de J.
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Graduate Program in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso / UFMT, Cuiabá - MT, Brazil
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Advances in Forestry Science, 2017, 4, 4, pp 151-156
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Banana is a major food and cash crop in Uganda, particularly in the central and southwestern regions. However, production is still below attainable yields and at the same time declining due to a number of reasons, with low soil fertility being paramount. Few farmers use inorganic fertilizers, with...

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Ssebulime, G.; Kagezi, H. G.; Nyombi, K.; Mpiira, S.; Kucel, P.; Byabagambi, S.; Tushemereirwe, K. W.; Kubiriba, J.; Karamura, B. E.; Stave, C.
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Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
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African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2017, 17, 4, pp 12557-12573
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Sofia is a large modern city with continuously increasing air pollution. Street landscaping is one of the opportunities for improving the urban environment, especially in the central urban areas. But how far in its present state could it perform such a function? Are the used tree species suitable...

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Andreeva, D.; Kouneva, T.
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Academic Publishing House of the Agricultural University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Citation
Agrarni Nauki, 2017, 9, 22, pp 67-73
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Tailing dumps from Moldova Noua are surfaces covered with a sandy-dusty sterile resulted from copper ore preparation and partially without vegetation coverage. Total area affected by sterile deposition is about 290 ha, 26% are restored as grassland areas covered with herbaceous species and about...

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Cântar, I. C.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
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Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2017, 21, 3, pp 77-81
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Abiotic stress has a negative effect on plant growth and development. In current study Ficus benjamina plant was exposed to road dust to analyze the effect on plant stress, various photosynthetic pigments and their derivatives. Dry dust was sprinkled twice a week at T0 (control), T1, T2 and T3 (0,...

Author(s)
Kamran Shah; Noor-ul-Amin; Imran Ahmad; Sumayya Shah; Kamal Hussain
Publisher
Friends Science Publishers, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 2017, 19, 6, pp 1469-1474

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