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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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Small-scale farmers in the banana-coffee agro-zone of Central Uganda plant and maintain trees to provide a range of benefits. However, the impact of trees on soil fertility and crop yields is small. On many farms, trees exist in infinite numbers, compositions, with no proper spacing, sequencing and ...

Author(s)
Ssebulime, G.; Nyombi, K.; Kagezi, G. H.; Mpiira, S.; Byabagambi, S.; Tushemereirwe, W. K.; Kubiriba, J.; Karamura, E. B.; Staver, C.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2018, 18, 1, pp 13154-13170
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This study aimed to analyze the diameter structure of the stand and of five species of highest importance value (IV) for a Caatinga area located in the municipality of Floresta, state of Pernambuco, Brazil. 40 sample units of 400 m2 each, systematically allocated, were used. All shrub-tree...

Author(s)
Lima, R. B. de; Ferreira, R. L. C.; Silva, J. A. A. da; Alves Júnior, F. T.; Oliveira, C. P. de; Silva, G. F. da
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
Floresta, 2018, 48, 1, pp 133-142
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The welfare level of farmer in rural Sumbawa was steadily low although the potency of natural resources at their vicinity was high. This paper determines the consumption behaviour as well as the welfare level of farmer households in rural Sumbawa, Indonesia. The household size, years of education,...

Author(s)
Achmad, B.; Diniyati, D.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2018, 5, 1, pp 69-80
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The BBCH scale is widely adopted throughout the world for the description of the growth stages of several economically important crops, but a detailed description of the stages of phenological growth in huizache (Acacia farnesiana (L.) Willd.) has never been developed or followed up with remote...

Author(s)
Casiano Dominguez, M.; Paz Pellat, F.
Publisher
Sociedad Mexicana de la Ciencia del Suelo A.C., Chapingo, Mexico
Citation
Terra Latinoamericana, 2018, 36, 4, pp 393-409
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Pineapple fiber offers a promising contribution in the developing geo-textile industry in Balete, Aklan. To support this initiative, a study was conducted to assess the different agroecological production systems of Ananas comosus var. Red Spanish for fiber production and determine the biomass...

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Tulin, E. P. B.; Bande, M. M.
Publisher
International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 2018, 9, 1, pp 18-24
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The use of natural antioxidants for medicinal purposes deserves thorough attention for their efficacy and possibly adverse toxicity. This paper studies the antioxidant actions and toxicity effects of bark extracts. The study focuses on eleven tree species of Euphorbiaceae family. Initially, bark...

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Saefudin; Basri, E.; Sukito, A.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2018, 5, 2, pp 133-146
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The productivity of exotic species developed in pulpwood plantations in Indonesia (HTI-pulp) has been continuously decreasing. On the other side, there is a possibility to develop several promising native tree species in peatland HTI-pulp plantations. However, less information is available on the...

Author(s)
Junaedi, A.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2018, 5, 2, pp 119-132
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Sofia is a large modern city with continuously increasing air pollution. Street landscaping is one of the opportunities for improving the urban environment, especially in the central urban areas. But how far in its present state could it perform such a function? Are the used tree species suitable...

Author(s)
Andreeva, D.; Kouneva, T.
Publisher
Academic Publishing House of the Agricultural University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Citation
Agrarni Nauki, 2017, 9, 22, pp 67-73
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Tailing dumps from Moldova Noua are surfaces covered with a sandy-dusty sterile resulted from copper ore preparation and partially without vegetation coverage. Total area affected by sterile deposition is about 290 ha, 26% are restored as grassland areas covered with herbaceous species and about...

Author(s)
Cântar, I. C.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2017, 21, 3, pp 77-81

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