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The article provides an overview of research on Estonian urban forests. The focus is on the so-called traditional approach, which considers urban forests from historical perspective as those falling under municipal administration, and their management. A secondary focus is on a modern trend in...

Author(s)
Sander, H.
Publisher
Lithuanian Forest Research Institute (Lietuvos Misku Institutas)
Publication
Baltic Forestry, 2018, 24, 1, pp 158-163
Abstract

Volatile organic compounds (VOC) are emitted by vegetation in response to different kinds of stress, such as herbivory, environmental conditions and air pollutants. The aim of this study was to identify the VOC emitted by seedlings of Croton floribundus (L.) Spreng. exposed to a polluted...

Author(s)
Bolsoni, V. P.; Oliveira, D. P. de; Pedrosa, G. da S.; Souza, S. R. de
Publisher
Instituto de Botânica
Publication
Hoehnea, 2018, 45, 2, pp 184-191
Abstract

The urban forests and green areas of the cities provide direct benefits to the population such as improving the temperature and air quality, protect the soil and allow the permeability of water to the subsoil. The aim of this study was to determine the structure, composition and diversity of the...

Author(s)
Leal Elizondo, C. E.; Leal Elizondo, N.; Rodríguez, E. A.; Pequeño Ledezma, M. Á.; Mora-Olivo, A.; Buendía Rodríguez, E.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP)
Publication
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Forestales, 2018, 9, 48, pp 252-270
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.
Event

8 - 11 May 2019 - Athens

Venue
Athens
Country
Greece
Contact
Dr Christos Gallis
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
branches; loads; strain; stresses; trees; trunks; wind; woody plants; urban forestry; street trees; mechanical properties
Author(s)
James, K. R.; Moore, J. R.; Slater, D.; Dahle, G. A.
AbstractFull Text

The diagnosis through street trees assessment is fundamental for the planning and maintenance of this asset in order to maximize the benefits provided by trees in the cities. This research aimed to carry out a quali-quantitative diagnostic of street afforestation of the city of Bonito (state of...

Author(s)
Zamproni, K.; Biondi, D.; Carvalho Maria, T. R. B. de; Louveira, F. A.
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF)
Publication
Floresta, 2018, 48, 2, pp 235-244

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