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Climate changes are expected to create favourable conditions for development and spread of diseases. Therefore, the impact of meteorological factors on needle cast damage, and relationship between degree of damage and growth of trees had been assessed in the study. Analysis was carried out in...

Author(s)
Polmanis, K.; Baumane, A.; Baumanis, I.; Luguza, S.
Publisher
Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, Latvia
Citation
Latvijas Lauksaimnieci¯bas Universita¯te - Raksti = Proceedings of the Latvian University of Agriculture, 2015, No.33, pp 19-25
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Climate in Latvia has been changing in last decades, and it is predicted to continue changing; therefore, it is important for forestry sector to understand how these climatic changes might affect tree growth and survival. In order to assess climate suitability effect on Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris ...

Author(s)
Rieksts-Riekstins, J.; Jansons, A.; Smilga, J.; Baumanis, I.; Ray, D.; Connolly, T.
Publisher
Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, Latvia
Citation
Annual 20th International Scientific Conference Proceedings "Research for Rural Development" Jelgava, Latvia, 21-23 May 2014. Volume 2, 2014, pp 57-62
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Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is Latvia's most economically important tree species. It accounts for 38% of the total forest area of Latvia. One of diseases affecting P. sylvestris is root rot caused by the fungus Heterobasidion annosum, which causes large economic losses. There is some evidence of...

Author(s)
Šķipars, V.; Baumanis, I.; Ruņģis, D.
Publisher
Latvia University of Agriculture, Jelgava, Latvia
Citation
Annual 16th International Scientific Conference Proceedings, "Research for rural development 2010", Jelgava, Latvia, 19-21 May 2010. Volume 1, 2010, pp 222-226