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Urban areas typically experience higher temperatures compared to surrounding rural areas that is known as the urban heat island effect (UHI). Urban greenery is capable of mitigating the UHI by creating microclimates that are lower in temperature than their surroundings, which are known as urban...

Author(s)
Fan HuiYing; Yu ZhaoWu; Yang GaoYuan; Liu TszYiu; Liu TszYing; Hung Huang [Hung, H. C. ]; Vejre, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2019, 265, pp 338-348
AbstractFull Text

Proper planning and design of transportation networks in the cities is an important subject, and the avenues, boulevards and refuges in the cities give the cities an aesthetic and functional feature as open green spaces. In addition to their aesthetic qualities, planting in urban areas also plays...

Author(s)
Akdenİz, N. S.; Tumsavas, Z.; Zencİrkİran, M.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2019, 21, 1, pp 129-141
Abstract

Laurel wilt is a vascular disease of plants in the family Lauraceae caused by Raffaelea lauricola, a fungal symbiont of the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus. In natural forests, laurel wilt has killed millions of redbay, Persea borbonia, and swampbay, Persea palustris, trees and is...

Author(s)
Mayfield, A. E., III; Villari, C.; Hamilton, J. L.; Slye, J.; Langston, W.; Oten, K.; Fraedrich, S. W.
Publisher
American Phytopathological Society (APS Press)
Publication
Plant Disease, 2019, 103, 1, pp 155
Miscellaneous

This report presents the results of Uganda's bamboo value chain study. There are two predominant indigenous species of bamboo available in Uganda, viz., Yushania alpina or highland bamboo, and Oxytenanthera abyssinica or low land bamboo. In addition, two introduced species Bambusa vulgaris and...

Publisher
International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR)
Publication
Bamboo market value-chain study: Uganda, 2018, pp 89 pp.
News Article

In recent years, trees in urban areas have been recognised as a key part of the urban landscape, particularly in terms of the environmental and...

Date
January 2018
Author(s)
Stephanie Cole
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review of tree biomechanics covers recent research publications that offer new insights into how trees respond to mechanical loads and resist failure, especially in winds. Biomechanical studies using dynamic rather than static structural methods are showing that the form of the tree influences...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
amenity trees; branches; loads; mechanical properties; strain; street trees; stresses; trees; trunks; urban forestry; wind; woody plants
Author(s)
James, K. R.; Moore, J. R.; Slater, D.; Dahle, G. A.
AbstractFull Text

Proper planning and design of transportation networks in the cities is an important subject, and the avenues, boulevards and refuges in the cities give the cities an aesthetic and functional feature as open green spaces. In addition to their aesthetic qualities, planting in urban areas also plays...

Author(s)
Akdenİz, N. S.; Tumsavas, Z.; Zencİrkİran, M.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University
Publication
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2019, 21, 1, pp 129-141

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