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This paper focuses on the native forest tree species in Iceland, such as Betula pubescens, Sorbus aucuparia, Salix phylicifolia and Juniperus communis and their traditional uses and economic improtance. The role of the Iceland Forest Service in the protection and preservation of natural forests and ...

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Eysteinsson, T.
Publisher
International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), Rome, Italy
Citation
Conifers network. Report of the fourth meeting, Pitlochry, United Kingdom, 18-20 October, 2003, 2007, pp 15-18
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The floodplain groves along the lowland stream of the Danube are extremely varied climatic ecosystems which sustain a biodiversity of global importance. The research reviews the current trends and the objectives set for the ecological network of protected areas in the territory of the European...

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Yakimov, M.; Kalmoukov, K.
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Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
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Proceedings of the Biennial International Symposium, Forest and Sustainable Development, Brașov, Romania, 15-16th October 2010, 2011, pp 109-114
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The use of woody biomass is increasing in North America as the economics of fossil fuels change and concerns about climate change grow. Salix spp. and Populus spp. have been considered to be best for biomass production in temperate regions because of their fast growth. However, there exists little...

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Kort, J.; Herouard, C.; Stefner, C.
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Organizing Committee, 12th North American Agroforestry Conference, Athens, USA
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Agroforestry: A Profitable Land Use. Proceedings of the 12th North American Agroforestry Conference, Athens, Georgia, USA, 4-9 June 2011, 2011, pp 70-86
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The paper presents the results of research of forest stands partly managed by irregular shelterwood system. There were the initial stages of fir and spruce natural regeneration present on the plot. The permanent research plot (PRP) was established in 1999. The regeneration felling was marked and...

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Saniga, M.; Kucbel, S.; Jaloviar, P.; Balanda, M.
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Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Division of Scientific Information (Vysoka Skola Zemedelska v Brne, Lesnicka Fakulta), Brno, Czech Republic
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Beskydy, 2011, 4, 1, pp 51-57
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Tree breeding has been developed new horizon in producing new hybrids which play basic role in supplying wood and help to prevent forest reduction. The main aim of the current project was to investigate inter-specific and inter-generic hybridization in Salicaceae with the target of increasing...

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Payamnour, V.; Hashemi, S.; Mofidabadi, A. J.; Ahmadi, A.
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University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
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Agriculture and Forestry, 2013, 59, 3, pp 59-65
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Pastoral agriculture and forestry enterprises are key features of New Zealand's landscape and are very important economically. They are competing landuses, particularly on moderate to steep hill country. Agroforestry involving spaced trees of Pinus radiata on pasture was developed in the 1970s to...

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Douglas, G. B.; Wall, A. J.; Dodd, M. B.; Hawke, M. F.; McIvor, I. R.
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New South Wales Department of Primary Industry, Orange, Australia
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Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain our Communities: Proceedings, 22nd International Grassland Congress, 15-19 September, 2013, Sydney, Australia, 2013, pp 1003-1010
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This paper is a review presenting research results on the forest ecosystems of Serbia that are carried out at the Institute of Lowland Forestry and Environment (University of Novi Sad, Serbia) in the context of climate change and globalisation. The review displays results of the long-term...

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Orlović, S.; Drekić, M.; Matović, B.; Poljaković-Pajnik, L.; Stevanov, M.; Stojanović, D.; Stojnić, S.
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Šumarski Fakultet u Beogradu (Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade), Belgrade, Serbia
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Glasnik Šumarskog Fakulteta, Univerzitet u Beogradu, 2014, No.Special Issue, pp 89-112
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Hartmann, L.; Lamersdorf, N.
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European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF), Cottbus, Germany
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2nd European Agroforestry Conference: Integrating Science and Policy to Promote Agroforestry in Practice, 4-6 June 2014, Cottbus, Germany. Book of Abstracts, 2014, pp 226-229
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Schmidt, M.; Böhme, T.; Krämer, S.; Rademacher, P.; Murach, D.
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European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF), Cottbus, Germany
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2nd European Agroforestry Conference: Integrating Science and Policy to Promote Agroforestry in Practice, 4-6 June 2014, Cottbus, Germany. Book of Abstracts, 2014, pp 237-240
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At the beginning of the third millennium, the population on Earth is facing a few major problems: the energetic crisis, the problem of stoping the degradation of land and the problem of environmental pollution, the climate changes, etc. The need of development of the energy system, the increased...

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Trava, I. D.; Borlea, G. F.; Hollerbach, W.
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Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2014, 18, 1, pp 209-213

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