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In west-central British Columbia, terrestrial lichens located in older, lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) forests are important winter forage for woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou). Clearcut harvesting effectively removes winter forage habitat for decades, so management approaches based on...

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Waterhouse, M. J.; Armleder, H. M.; Nemec, A. F. L.
Publisher
Nordic Council for Reindeer Research (NOR), Tromsø, Norway
Citation
Rangifer, 2011, 31, 2, pp 119-134
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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.
Publisher
Organizing Committee, 12th North American Agroforestry Conference, Athens, USA
Citation
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 raw material properties of wood develop as the tree grows, laying down wood cells with specific properties, and forming the stem structure that is the basis of timber quality. This development is influenced by genetic and environmental factors and forest management practices. It is desirable in ...

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Mäkelä, A.; Grace, J. C.; Deckmyn, G.; Kantola, A.; Campioli, M.
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Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Forest Systems, 2010, 19, Special Issue, pp 48-68
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One way of adding value to the forest resource is by identifying the widest range of products with commercial value in the forests and then assisting the small-scale industry to take advantage of the resource through improved collection, processing and marketing. A range of natural products such as ...

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Shahi, C.; Leitch, M.; Laforest, S.
Publisher
West Virginia University, Division of Forestry and Natural Resources, Morgantown, USA
Citation
Seeing the forest beyond the trees: new possibilities and expectations for products and services from small-scale forestry. Proceedings of the 2009 IUFRO 3.08 Small-Scale Forestry Symposium, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA, 7-11 June, 2009, 2009, pp 227-236
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With the onset of another environmental revolution, interest in establishing afforested plantations on marginal farmland in southern Ontario has been renewed. To supply private landowners with the tools needed to afforest their land in a successful, cost effective manner, we must first address the...

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Howe, P. J.; Wang Jian; Pulkki, R.
Publisher
The University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry (UMCA), Columbia, USA
Citation
Agroforestry comes of age: putting science into practice. Proceedings of the 11th North American Agroforestry Conference, Columbia, Missouri, USA, 31 May - 3 June, 2009, 2009, pp 77-85
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A field trial was conducted on a Site Class 2 jack pine (Pinus banksiana) stand located near Raith, Ontario, Canada and established in July 1978. Jack pine seedlings were inoculated with Pisolithus tinctorius (Pt) from two sources (Institute of Mycorrhizal Research and Development and Abbott...

Author(s)
Luckai, N. J.
Publisher
Ontario Forest Research Institute, Sault Ste Marie, Canada
Citation
Forest Research Information Paper - Ontario Forest Research Institute, 2005, No.160, pp 160-163

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