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All countries, including Romania, are increasingly affected by biological invasions. As a result, the need to study this phenomenon has become increasingly apparent. The aim of the present paper is to report the presence of five new forest insect species recently found in the northeastern part of...

Author(s)
Olenici, N.; Blaga, T.; Tomescu, R.; Gogu, I.; Țilea, Gh.
Publisher
Marin Dracea National Research-Development Institute in Forestry, co-published with Faculty of Forestry, Ștefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Ilfov, Romania
Citation
Bucovina Forestieră, 2018, 18, 2, pp 119-135
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In the context of globalization, the biological invasions affect all the countries, including Romania, where this phenomenon is increasingly visible in the last years. Besides the invasive forest insects already known to be established in Romania, a new species - Corythucha arcuata (Say, 1832),...

Author(s)
Tomescu, R.; Olenici, N.; Nețoiu, C.; Bălăcenoiu, F.; Buzatu, A.
Publisher
Forest Research and Management Institute (ICAS), Ilfov, Romania
Citation
Annals of Forest Research, 2018, 61, 2, pp 161-170
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The invasive bark beetle species Dryocoetes himalayensis Strohmeyer, 1908, originated from Himalayan regions, arrived in Europe in the 1970s, and is now considered to be established in several European countries (Czech Republic, France and Switzerland). This species is reported to develop in walnut ...

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Foit, J.; Kašák, J.; Májek, T.; Knížek, M.; Hoch, G.; Steyrer, G.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 63, 6, pp 290-292
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New records of ten invasive insect species in Romania are presented. The studied species are: Cameraria ohridella Deschka & Dimic 1986, Parectopa robiniella Clemens 1863, Phyllonorycter robiniella (Clemens 1859), Phyllonorycter issikii (Kumata 1963), Hyphantria cunea (Drury 1773), Obolodiplosis ...

Author(s)
Olenici, N.; Duduman, M. L.
Publisher
"Marin Dracea" National Research-Development Institute in Forestry, co-published with Faculty of Forestry, 'Ștefan cel Mare' University of Suceava, Ilfov, Romania
Citation
Bucovina Forestieră, 2016, 16, 2, pp 161-174
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This paper underlines how black locust plantations play an important part in ensuring forest specific ecosystem services in Oltenia region located in South-Western part of Romania. Forest area in Oltenia region has diminished considerably in the last two centuries, and by the year 2010 it dropped...

Author(s)
Ciuvăț, A. L.; Blujdea, V.; Abrudan, I. V.; Nuță, I. S.; Negruțiu, F.
Publisher
Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
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Proceedings of the Biennial International Symposium. Forest and sustainable development, Brașov, Romania, 24-25th October 2014, 2015, pp 151-156
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This paper describes the innovation process surrounding the development of strategies for sustainable management of Prosopis spp. in Baringo County of Kenya over a 10-year period. The findings are from an assessment made under the JOint Learning in Innovation Systems in African Agriculture...

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Chengole, J. M.; Welimo, M.; Belmin, R.; Ng'ang'a, T.; Kamau, G.
Publisher
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), Montpellier, France
Citation
Innovation in smallholder farming in Africa: recent advances and recommendations. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Agricultural Innovation Systems in Africa (AISA), Nairobi, Kenya, 29-31 May 2013, 2014, pp 75-78
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Prickly acacia, Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica (syn. Acacia nilotica subsp. indica) (Fabaceae), a major weed in the natural grasslands of western Queensland, has been a target of biological control since the 1980s with limited success to date. Surveys in India, based on genetic and climate...

Author(s)
Dhileepan, K.; Taylor, D. B. J.; Lockett, C. J.; Balu, A.; Seier, M. K.; Murugesan, S.; Tanner, R. A.; Pollard, K. M.; Kumaran, N.; Neser, S.
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University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
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Proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 2-7 March 2014, 2014, pp 21-30
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Some heavy metals such as Zn are essential micronutrients for plants. However, in a high concentration in soils they could cause repression of growth with toxicity symptoms. It is therefore very important to investigate the species that are tolerant to high concentration of zinc which have the...

Author(s)
Samuilov, S.; Bojović, D.Ð.; Ðukić, M.; Raković, J.
Publisher
Šumarski Fakultet u Beogradu (Faculty of Forestry, University of Belgrade), Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Glasnik Šumarskog Fakulteta, Univerzitet u Beogradu, 2014, No.110, pp 145-157
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Mikania micrantha Kunth (Asteraceae), mikania or mile-a-minute, is a neotropical plant species now found in all lowland provinces of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and all major islands of Fiji. The weed invades plantations and cropping areas, thereby reducing productivity and threatening food security of...

Author(s)
Day, M. D.; Kawi, A. P.; Fidelis, J.; Tunabuna, A.; Orapa, W.; Swamy, B.; Ratutini, J.; Saul-Maora, J.; Dewhurst, C. F.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011, 2013, pp 211-217
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Global warming can be mitigated by carbon sequestration through forestry and agroforestry. For countries with low industrial development, carbon sequestration also represents an opportunity to fund sustainable development. In the Canary Islands, CO2 emissions are above the average for Spain, in...

Author(s)
Arévalo, J. R.; García-Fariña, G.; Montes de Oca, Y.; Fernández-Lugo, S.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Agriculture , 2013, 70, 2, pp 299-303

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