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Adaptability and allometric relations of Acer pseudoplatanus and A. pseudoplatanus "Atropurpureum" at different urban sites are investigated in this work via the diameter at breast height (dbh), tree height, and crown width measurements, which served as ordinary least-squares regression model...

Author(s)
Kostić, S.; Čukanović, J.; Orlović, S.; Ljubojević, M.; Mladenović, E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication
Journal of Forestry, 2019, 117, 2, pp 114-127
Abstract

Non-profit organizations are key actors in urban and community forestry (UCF) initiatives, and sometimes city residents resist their efforts. Between 2011-2014, 24 percent of residents offered a street tree in Detroit, Michigan, USA submitted a "no-tree request." Differing views on decision-making...

Author(s)
Carmichael, C. E.; McDonough, M. H.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Society & Natural Resources, 2019, 32, 5, pp 588-605
Abstract

Retracing introduction routes is crucial for understanding the evolutionary processes involved in an invasion, as well as for highlighting the invasion history of a species at the global scale. The Asian long-horned beetle (ALB) Anoplophora glabripennis is a xylophagous pest native to Asia and...

Author(s)
Javal, M.; Lombaert, E.; Tsykun, T.; Courtin, C.; Kerdelhué, C.; Prospero, S.; Roques, A.; Roux, G.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Molecular Ecology, 2019, 28, 5, pp 951-967
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

Fertigation is a measure that combines irrigation and plant nutrition, thus producing a synergistic effect. The aim of this study was determine the applicability of fertigation in pot culture of selected taxa of ornamental shrubs: barberry (Berberis × ottawensis var. Superba), juniper (Juniperus ×...

Author(s)
Kleiber, T.; Golcz-Polaszewska, M.; Golcz, A.
Publisher
Polish Society for Magnesium Research
Publication
Journal of Elementology, 2019, 24, 1, pp 233-243

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