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Pruning requires significant investment, therefore, the aim of the study was to characterize occlusion of branch wounds and changes in radial increment as well as frequency of browsing damages after pruning of Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) in order to provide data for financial...

Author(s)
Baders, E.; Donis, J.; Snepsts, G.; Adamovics, A.; Jansons, A.
Publisher
Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Estonian Agricultural University, Tartu, Estonia
Citation
Forestry Studies / Metsanduslikud Uurimused, 2017, 66, pp 33-48
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Cracks expose wood to fungal infections that significantly affects wood quality, while rapid wound occlusion decreases probability of infections. Assessment of scars was done at four grade scale in three adjacent hybrid aspen trials at the age of 8-10 years in central part of Latvia three years...

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Šenhofa, S.; Zeps, M.; Gailis, A.; Ka¯postiņš, R.; Jansons, A.
Publisher
Institute of Forestry and Rural Engineering, Estonian Agricultural University, Tartu, Estonia
Citation
Forestry Studies / Metsanduslikud Uurimused, 2016, 65, pp 16-23
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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 ...

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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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Black alder wood is suitable for production of high quality veneer and other uses, but doe to its small share in total forest area (3%) in Latvia its genetic improvement have not been a priority. Set of progeny tests, together 22.8 ha, have been established only in the last decade. First of them...

Author(s)
Gailis, A.; Jansons, A.
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 255-260

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