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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...

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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 Brazil, and especially in the Paraíba Valley region, Southeastern Brazil, Eucalyptus plantations are expanding to high declivity areas formerly occupied by degraded pastures, due to the limited agricultural value of these topographies and their forestry aptitude. The objective of this study was...

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Wichert, M. C. P.; Alvares, C. A.; Arthur Júnior, J. C.; Stape, J. L.
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Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais (IPEF), Piracicaba, Brazil
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Scientia Forestalis, 2018, 46, 117, pp 17-30
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The areas with integrated agricultural production systems have increased considerably in recent years in Brazil. Thus, soil physical quality studies are essential in guiding the best management to be adopted, avoiding damages with the soil physical degradation. The aim of this study was to evaluate ...

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Magalhães, W. de A.; Freddi, O. da S.; Amorim, R. S. S.; Marchioro, V.; Raimo, L. A. di L. di; Wruck, F. J.
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Mato Grosso Federal University, Sinop, Brazil
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Nativa: Pesquisas Agrárias e Ambientais, 2018, 6, Especial, pp 722-728
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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
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 63, 7, pp 313-323
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A pot experiment was conducted to study how weed seeds are germinated in paddy soil seed bank under elevated temperatures in 2015/16 Maha season. Pots were filled with top soils up to 12 cm and kept at 4 different temperatures (27, 30, 35 and 40°C) in a controlled growth chamber. Relative humidity...

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Bandara, R. M. U. S.; Ilangakoon, T. K.; Dissanayaka, H. M. M. K. K. H.; Silva, Y. M. S. H. I. U. de; Piyasiri, C. H.; Dissanayaka, D. M. C. B.
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The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Pitakotte, Sri Lanka
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Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Agriculture and Forestry, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 24-25 August 2017, 2017, pp 16-18
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Alfisols is a soil that lack of organic matter (OM), that's make the physical properties of the soil is easily damaged, because OM is used to be an adhesive on soil physical properties. The aim of study was to examine the physical properties of Alfisols in agroforestry based of teak and its effect...

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Supriyadi; Purnomo, D.; Mangkulla, Y. D.
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Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Indonesia
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Sains Tanah - Journal of Soil Science and Agroclimatology, 2017, 14, 1, pp 1-6
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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.
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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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