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Ash dieback, caused by the invasive fungal pathogen Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, has become a serious threat to ash trees (Fraxinus spp.) and ash-related ecosystems in Europe. The fast emergence and expansion of this new disease has called for an intensive investigation, which resulted in a large...

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Enderle, R.; Stenlid, J.; Vasaitis, R.
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CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 025, pp 1-12
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The intensive and dynamic land-use and land-cover changes in Mato Grosso, Brazil, and the environmental costs of adopted agricultural practices over the years have attracted the attention of researchers and institutions. In order to evaluate these aspects, moderate resolution remote sensing data...

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Chaves, M. E. D.; Alves, M. de C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 007, pp 1-9
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Malaysia is inhabited by ≥25 nonhuman primate species from five families, one of the most diverse primate faunas on earth. Unfortunately, most Malaysian primates are threatened with extinction due to habitat loss, degradation, and fragmentation, hunting and the synergies among these processes....

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Lappan, S.; Ruppert, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 004, pp 1-10
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Carbon pricing, which includes carbon tax, emission trading systems and carbon offset mechanisms, is the main economic instrument to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions responsible for global climate change. The academic literature on carbon pricing is rich due to hundreds of studies carried...

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Timilsina, G. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 008, pp 1-13
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Increasing global population combined with a changing climate is placing pressure on global plant production systems, and rapid leafy and woody plant improvement is required to meet the demands of the future. Conventional breeding is time-consuming, especially in woody plants, and potential new...

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Parsons, J. D.; MacKay, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 007, pp 1-12
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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 ...

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James, K. R.; Moore, J. R.; Slater, D.; Dahle, G. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 038, pp 1-11
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Among the various sources of biomass, the lignocellulosic sources such as agricultural residue, dedicated energy grasses, forestry residue and short rotation woody biomass are expected to satisfy a significant fraction of the total future demand. However, while technologically feasible, the...

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Verma, S. K.; Fenila, F.; Soren, A.; Shastri, Y.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 022, pp 1-11
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We review seven certification systems for verifying carbon trading from forestry and other land uses, and evaluate evidence of their effectiveness in generating social and environmental co-benefits. Published research on non-carbon co-benefits was located by searching the three principal...

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Savilaakso, S.; Petrokofsky, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 017, pp 1-7
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Variants of Indigenous forest management reflect distinct historical and political-economic contexts. Indigenous forest management was largely unrecorded in the colonial period and, in the present, can range from industrial to ecosystem-based forest management, autonomous management and rentier...

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Bulkan, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 004, pp 1-16
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For the review at hand, Clarivate Analytic's web of science search platform was searched for the keyword combination forest+plantation. The search found 944 articles with the mentioned keywords in their topic that were published between 2010 and 2017. The top 3 subtopics identified were soil, ...

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Griess, V. C.; Jackson, D. J.; Werner, H. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 029, pp 1-5

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