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These proceedings contain 12 papers which cover various topics in the fields of forestry science. Topics included in the paper are forest management, species trials, mangroves, plant anatomy and morphology, agroforestry systems, soil properties, wood preservation and wood properties.

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Myanmar Academy of Agricultural, Forestry, Livestock and Fishery Sciences, Yangon, Myanmar
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Proceedings of the Annual Research Conference (Forestry Sciences), Yangon, Myanmar, 7-9 January, 2005 , 2005, pp 475 pp.
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The impact of Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) can be manifold, ranging from loss of crops, damaged buildings, and additional production costs to the loss of livelihoods and ecosystem services. INNS are increasingly abundant in Great Britain and in Europe generally and their impact is rising....

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Williams, F.; Eschen, R.; Harris, A.; Djeddour, D.; Pratt, C.; Shaw, R. S.; Varia, S.; Lamontagne-Godwin, J.; Thomas, S. E.; Murphy, S. T.
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CABI, Wallingford, UK
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The economic cost of invasive non-native species on Great Britain, 2010, pp 199 pp.
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Mechanised harvesting operations are common in Australia because of their increased productivity and efficiency, improved worker safety and reduced cost of operations. Most research has found that the productivity and efficiency of a mechanised harvesting system is affected by a number of factors...

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Alam, M. M.; Strandgard, M.; Brown, M.; Fox, J. C.
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Conference Secretariat, Hobart, Australia
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Proceedings of SilviLaser 2011, 11th International Conference on LiDAR Applications for Assessing Forest Ecosystems, University of Tasmania, Australia, 16-20 October 2011, 2011, pp 1-10
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We analysed wood production on an example of Silver fir growth ability within site units defined in the site classification that is currently used in the Western Carpathians. It has arisen as a very important issue, since the site units have been widely used in forestry practice and, moreover, it...

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Bošel'a, M.; Petráš, R.; Šmelko, Š.
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Institute of Agricultural Economics and Information, Prague, Czech Republic
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Journal of Forest Science, 2011, 57, 10, pp 409-421
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The study solves the problems with creation of multifunctional forest using the example of windbreak system establishment and completing. The requirements of eight interest groups from local residents are collected and individual tree species are evaluated according to their ability to fulfill the...

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Salek, L.; Tipmann, L.; Psotova, H.
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Kastamonu University Forestry Faculty, Kastamonu, Turkey
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Kastamonu Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2012, 12, 2, pp 270-277
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Forest structure is influenced by natural processes and human interventions. For proper forest management, some tools are required to study changes made at forest structure. In this study, to investigate changes made at structure of intact and natural forest of Kelardast area of Caspian Forests of...

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Alijani, V.; Sagheb-Talebi, K.; Akhavan, R.
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Research Institute of Forests and Rangelands, Tehran, Iran
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Iranian Journal of Forest and Poplar Research, 2013, 21, 3, pp 396-410
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The assessment of species diversity is crucial since it represents a fundamental property of ecological communities and provides a tool to compare assemblages in time and space, independently from species identities. This research investigation was carried out to assess biodiversity of woody plants ...

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Etefa Guyassa; Raj, A. J.
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Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
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International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2013, 9, 4, pp 829-844
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Trees are an important feature of urban ecosystems and provide different environmental and socio-economic benefits. Different habitats (roadsides, parks, streets, institutes, graveyards) in Sahiwal, a city in central Punjab, Pakistan were surveyed for the assessment of abundance, diversity and...

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Akbar, K. F.; Ashraf, I.; Shakoor, S.
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Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
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JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2014, 24, 6, pp 1636-1642
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Increased energy demands, EU intentions for energy independence, together with decreasing fossil fuel reserves, have initiated the interest for new technology development. This would enable more intensive use of new renewable energy sources and contribute to increase among appliances based on...

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Jurišić, V.; Bilandžija, N.; Krička, T.; Leto, J.; Matin, A.; Kuže, I.
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Agronomski Fakultet, Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Croatia
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Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus (Poljoprivredna Znanstvena Smotra), 2014, 79, 1, pp 7-11
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The knowledge of forest development after disturbances, particularly anthropogenic disturbances, is of major importance for forest management. Many areas of mountain forests in Europe have been affected by human activities such as felling and livestock grazing in the past and then left for natural...

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Bednařík, J.; Čada, V.; Matějka, K.
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Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2014, 60, 8, pp 336-348

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