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Objective: Evaluating the soil fertility of different forests by a variety of evaluation methods, analyzing the influences as well as differences and similarities of these evaluation methods on soil fertility comprehensive evaluation and providing a theoretical basis for forest soil nutrient...

Author(s)
Feng JiaYi; Chu ShuangShuang; Wang Jing; Wu DaoMing; Mo QiFeng; Zeng ShuCai
Publisher
South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of South China Agricultural University, 2018, 39, 3, pp 73-81
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Seedborne fungi are among the main causes of low productivity of forestery nursery in the world. This study was carried out with the objective to contribute to improving the productivity of Lophira alata in Cameroon through the knowledge of seedborne fungi and diseases affecting the germination and ...

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Djeugap, J. F.; Abangawoh, H.; Tieche, B.; Dongmo, N. L.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biosciences, 2018, 7, 1, pp 7-12
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In this study, field investigation and laboratory analysis were used to study the characteristics of soil total organic carbon and physicochemical properties of Larix olgensis plantations under different thinning intensities, and to analyze the correlation between them, which provide a scientific...

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Wang QiYao; Li YunHong; Liu YanKun; Chen Yao; Tian SongYan; Liu Xue
Publisher
Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China
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Forest Engineering, 2018, 34, 1, pp 1-5
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Chemical, physical and biological characteristics of forest soils are very important for foresters especially for assessing the capacity of forest sites for timber production. More and more foresters started to take into consideration the relation between the forest soils, the tree layer...

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Enescu, C. M.; Dincă, L.; Bratu, I. A.
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University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Bucharest, Romania
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Scientific Papers Series - Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development, 2018, 18, 4, pp 109-112
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Increased frequency and intensity of drought events consequently affect oak high forests with the process of further decline, compromised growth and questionable natural regeneration. To overcome such difficulties, new adaptive strategies are required. Coppicing, as the oldest way of forest...

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Stojanović, M.; Szatniewska, J.; Kyselová, I.; Pokorný, R.; Čater, M.
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Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
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Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 63, 7, pp 313-323
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Climatic parameters are the main environmental factors affecting tree growth. The main aim of the presented study was to determine whether different oak species growing under contrasting environmental conditions show different sensitivity to climatic parameters. Four oak stands with Quercus robur, ...

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Rybníček, M.; Čermák, P.; Prokop, O.; Žid, T.; Trnka, M.; Kolář, T.
Publisher
Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kórnik, Poland
Citation
Dendrobiology, 2016, 75, pp 55-65
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Teak (Tectona grandis) is a priority species for plantation development in Papua New Guinea (PNG), although expansion of the planted area is constrained by a lack of high quality seed sources. To address this problem, clonal methods were used for capturing selected plus trees within existing...

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Lata, A.; Kulang, S.; Howcroft, N.; Page, T.
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University of the Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast, Australia
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Small-scale and community forestry and the changing nature of forest landscapes, 11-15 October 2015, Sunshine Coast, Australia, 2016, pp 141-149
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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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The paper documents the mid-term changes of the soil characteristics and upper soil dynamics in the stands of introduced tree species, grand fir and Douglas-fir, on the former agricultural lands. These species were compared with Norway spruce stand and original grassland in the same site conditions ...

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Podrázský, V.; Fulín, M.; Prknová, H.; Beran, F.; Třeštík, M.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2016, 62, 2, pp 72-79
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An important percentage of Romania's agricultural area is represented by degraded agricultural lands that can no longer be used for agriculture but can be ecologically and economically improved. One such method, respectively the use of shrubs, is supported by research conducted in Valea-Sării and...

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Constandache, C.; Peticilă, A.; Dincă, L.; Vasile, D.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
AgroLife Scientific Journal, 2016, 5, 2, pp 50-58

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