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Since ancient times, the forests are source of materials which people use in their everyday life, including: wood and non-wood forest products as balsam resin, wood kindling, tanning substances, medicinal products; food products such as forest fruits, mushrooms etc. In this work, the development of ...

Author(s)
Stoyanova, M.
Publisher
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Conference proceedings, 90 years forest research institute - for the society and nature, Sofia, Bulgaria, 24-26 October 2018, 2018, pp 45-52
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Old-growth forests are often looked at as reference for close to nature silviculture, which aims to manage forests in a natural way. An important component of these forests is the large amount of deadwood they possess; the role of dead wood in the forest ecosystem has been well recognised. A...

Author(s)
Vasile, D.; Petritan, A. M.; Tudose, N. C.; Toiu, F. L.; Scarlatescu, V.; Petritan, I. C.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Notulae Botanicae, Horti Agrobotanici, Cluj-Napoca, 2017, 45, 2, pp 639-645
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Mushrooms from spontaneous flora are among the most important non-wood forest products, more than 3000 species being consumed worldwide and more than 100 being of great importance in medicine, fighting against several diseases. In Romania, there is a long tradition of collecting/picking edible...

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Vasile, D.; Dincă, L.; Enescu, C. M.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
AgroLife Scientific Journal, 2017, 6, 1, pp 268-275
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Repeated forest fires highly impact on tree species composition. Forest planning requires information about the current condition of species composition. This paper investigates the current tree composition of natural regeneration after repeated forest fires, regeneration process after repeated...

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Rahayu, S.; Basuni, S.; Kartono, A. P.; Hikmat, A.; Noordwijk, M. van
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2017, 4, 2, pp 95-106
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The paper deals with the structural diversity and production of a less frequently studied type of alder stands originated on former agricultural lands in the 1950s, established partly by plantation and partly by natural succession in the area of the Krkonoše Mts. and the Orlické hory Mts. (Czech...

Author(s)
Vacek, Z.; Vacek, S.; Podrázský, V.; Král, J.; Bulušek, D.; Putalová, T.; Baláš, M.; Kalousková, I.; Schwarz, O.
Publisher
Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kórnik, Poland
Citation
Dendrobiology, 2016, 75, pp 31-44
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Farmers' knowledge on agro ecosystems is essential in sustainable tree-crop integration and management. Understanding the various ways farmers attach value to agrarian trees and a scientific evaluation on the contribution of trees in terms of their influence towards crop performance can enable...

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Atugumya, A. B.; Isabirye, M.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016, "Linking agricultural universities with civil society, the private sector, governments and other stakeholders in support of agricultural development in Africa", Cape Town, South Africa, 17-21 October 2016, 2016, pp 335-339
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Structural parameters of Scots pine stands (129-191 years) on their natural sites (270-600 m a.s.l.) are described on 6 permanent research plots (PRP; 3 in managed stands using near-natural silvicultural practices and 3 in stands without active forest management for 3 decades at least) in areas of...

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Bílek, L.; Vacek, S.; Vacek, Z.; Remeš, J.; Král, J.; Bulušek, D.; Gallo, J.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2016, 62, 1, pp 24-34
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Made to stabilize waste dumps of wind erosion, plantations made along the slopes and plateau of tailing dumps "Boscedilla˜neag" and "Danube Valley" from Moldova Nouă, today successfully fulfill their ecoprotective role, forming a green oasis borders and conquer "desert" tailings sand. Plantations...

Author(s)
Cântar, I. C.; Simon-Cernescu, N.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2014, 18, 3, pp 34-39
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Romania, although it has only 2.39% (the 42 part) of the area of Europe is the only EU country that concentrates 5 of the 11 biogeographical regions of the continent and a huge amount of natural heritage of outstanding universal value. At the beginning of the Christian era, forests used to cover...

Author(s)
Stoiculescu, C. D.
Publisher
Regia Natională A Pădurilor Romsilva, București, Romania
Citation
Revista Pădurilor, 2014, 129, 5/6, pp 20-37
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The genus Cedrela includes tropical and sub-tropical trees with high value timber on the market. The species are distributed in a range that extends from southern Mexico to Argentina, where they can be found within the Yungas and Paranaense Rainforest. Face of global climate change, biodiversity...

Author(s)
Grignola, J.; Acreche, M.; Rienzo, J. di; Gatto, M.; Fornes, L.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Departamento de Publicaciones, Prensa y Difusion, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Citation
RIA, Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, 2014, 40, 3, pp 260-268

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