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High weed control costs and an uncertain future for the phenoxy herbicides prompted the Queensland Department of Forestry, in Australia, to appoint a project team to review Hoop Pine (Araucaria cunninghamii) weed control and develop solutions to the problems. The team concluded that the best...

Author(s)
Wells, C. H.; Lewty, M. J.
Publisher
Weed Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the Seventh Australian Weeds Conference, Volume I, Perth, Western Australia, 17-21 August, 1984, 1984, pp 215-219
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This paper discusses the product development and classification of pines and eucalypts (Bluegum) applicable to the Malawi situation.

Author(s)
Gorehan, E. J.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 162-165
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The Government of Malawi, with financial assistance from the International Development Research Centre of Canada, started a detailed silvicultural research project in 1978 with an overall objective of identifying suitable species for rural dry zone afforestation. This paper highlights the results...

Author(s)
Ngulube, M.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 191-202
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Investigation have been carried out in mature oak stands in Vidin and Bourgas State Forestries. The results show that when gypsy moth's density is up to 25-30 egg-pods per 100 trees, the little insectivorous birds are, when at increased densities, a main factor of regulating the pest's frequence....

Author(s)
Penev, D.; Ovcharov, D.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Proceedings of a jubilee symposium marking 125 years of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and 65 years of the Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria, 22-23 September 1994, 1995, pp 153-159
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A novel systematic competition experiment was designed and tested for the investigation of spatial and threshold aspects of interspecific competition resulting from in situ weed communities in commercial Eucalyptus plantations. The design was applied at three diverse sites in Zululand (South...

Author(s)
Little, K. M.; Schumann, A. W.
Publisher
Weed Science Society of Victoria Inc., Victoria, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the 11th Australian Weeds Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 30 September - 3 October 1996, 1996, pp 440-443
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This study investigated the effects of the raised level of the Danube and its tributaries in Serbia on the forests, and proposed the criteria which must be fulfilled to conserve the forest, i.e. to harmonize the production of wood and the ecology of the region with the requirements of electric...

Author(s)
Stamenkovic, V.; Ratknic, M.; Koprivica, M.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Study, conservation and utilisation of forest resources. Proceedings of the Second Balkan Scientific Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria, 3-5 June 1996. Volume I, 1996, pp 59-64
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The ecosystem as a natural biological unit plays a decisive role in the biogeochemical circle of condiment elements. Objects of investigations are ecosystems, where Pinus nigra is main wood species. These experimental plots are differently located from the Non-Ferrous Metal Processing Plants near...

Author(s)
Mirtcheva, S.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Study, conservation and utilisation of forest resources. Proceedings of the Second Balkan Scientific Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria, 3-5 June 1996. Volume I, 1996, pp 273-278
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A study was conducted to investigate the succession of Carabidae on a reclamation of mechanically-damaged soils of open cast mines of REIK Kolubara, Serbia. Carabidae species were sampled in plots of larch (Larix europaea [L. decidua]), Weimouth pine (Pinus strobus), Austrian pine (Pinus nigra) and ...

Author(s)
Tabaković-Tosić, M.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Study, conservation and utilisation of forest resources. Proceedings of the Second Balkan Scientific Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria, 3-5 June 1996. Volume II, 1996, pp 109-112
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The wood turning process is comprised of two stages: preceding (rough) and finishing (fine) working. This paper describes the development of automatic control of the finishing stage of longitudinal (external) turning. The three wood species used were: Fagus moesiaca, Quercus sessiliflora [Q....

Author(s)
Dedić, A.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Study, conservation and utilisation of forest resources. Proceedings of the Second Balkan Scientific Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria, 3-5 June 1996. Volume II, 1996, pp 241-246
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A study was conducted to determine the nutrient use efficiency in oak (Quercus frainetto) and pine (Pinus nigra) in north Greece. Six indices of nutrient use efficiency were evaluated: (1) nutrient concentration in aboveground biomass; (2) net primary production and annual nutrient requirements;...

Author(s)
Alifragis, D.; Papamichos, N.; Tsiontsis, A.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Study, conservation and utilisation of forest resources. Proceedings of the Second Balkan Scientific Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria, 3-5 June 1996. Volume II, 1996, pp 28-36

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