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Industrial forestry, as practised in Italy, is defined as 'tree cultivation techniques which are intermediate between those of horticulture and those typical of silviculture'. Chestnut [Castanea sativa] production for fruits, truffle [Tuber sp.] cultivation, cork production (from Quercus suber),...

Author(s)
Favero, R. del
Citation
Italia Forestale e Montana, 1994, 49, 6, pp 607-617
Abstract

A description is given of the feasibility study to supply the energy needs of the Istituto Sperimentale per la Meccanizzazione Agricola from fuelwood grown on the site of the Institute at Tormancina, north-east of Rome, Italy. The species to be grown on the 70 ha farm would be Populus × ...

Author(s)
Sperandio, G.; Verani, S.
Citation
Mondo Macchina, 1997, No. 6, pp 24-38
Abstract

Data are tabulated (based on permanent plot inventories) for poplar [Populus spp.] silviculture and management in N. Italy, including new plantations (9400 ha), area harvested (10 400 ha, with a yield of >2 million m3), and total area (73 800 ha). Data are also given on spacing, clones utilized (by ...

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Lapietra, G.; Coaloa, D.; Chiarabaglio, P. M.
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Cellulosa e Carta, 1994, 45, 3, pp 2-8
Abstract

In Italy, marginal agricultural areas in hilly or montane zones have seen a large decline in agricultural activity over the last 50 yr, and much abandoned land is reverting to scrub woodland and forest. A discussion is presented of the potential of poplar [Populus sp.] short rotation silviculture...

Author(s)
Borelli, M.; Chiarabaglio, P. M.; Coaloa, D.; Frison, G.
Citation
Cellulosa e Carta, 1994, 45, 2, pp 2-25
Abstract

A brief examination of the way in which the EU (European Union) law number 2080/92 - which makes available grants for afforestation of agricultural land, and in addition, annual subsidies for 5 yr - will be administered, in the context of poplar [Populus spp.] short rotation plantations in N. Italy ...

Author(s)
Borelli, M.
Citation
Informatore Agrario, 1994, 50, 42, pp 29-32
Abstract

The EU has been financing a project to develop technologies for the conversion of biomass into electrical energy. The Italian part of the project uses 8 tonnes of dry woody material per hour to produce 12 MW of electrical energy. ISMA is carrying out research to identify appropriate machinery for...

Author(s)
Pari, L.; Fedrizzi, M.; Iapichino, G.
Citation
Macchine e Motori Agricoli, 1996, 54, 7/8, pp 64-72
Abstract

Summary data are tabulated (based on permanent plot inventories) for poplar [Populus spp.] silviculture and management in N. Italy, including new plantations (8000 ha), area harvested (10 000 ha, with a yield of >2 million m3), and total area (74 400 ha). Data are also given on spacing, clones...

Author(s)
Lapietra, G.; Coaloa, D.; Chiarabaglio, P. M.
Citation
Cellulosa e Carta, 1993, 44, 3, pp 2-8
Abstract

Inventory data are tabulated, based on observations made on 20 000 permanent sample plots located throughout the Po valley and NE Italy. This area contains >70% of poplar (Populus) plantations in Italy. During 1990, of an estimated total of 79 200 ha, 10 000 ha were felled and 7800 ha were...

Author(s)
Lapietra, G.; Coaloa, D.; Chiarabaglio, P. M.
Citation
Cellulosa e Carta, 1991, 42, 3, pp 36-42
Abstract

An account of the economics, energy potential, and environmental value of short rotation coppice forestry (in Italy). The species most frequently used are Robinia pseudoacacia, Salix sp. and Populus hybrids. Data are tabulated to illustrate typical start-up costs, production costs for 8, 16 and 24...

Author(s)
Spinelli, R.
Citation
Terra e Sole, 1995, 50, 636, pp 318-325
Abstract

An inventory was made of agroforestry practices in central Italy, based partly on data from the 4th Agricultural Census and 13th Population Census, and partly on a questionnaire survey to personnel in the Agricultural Service. Agroforestry systems could be classified as one of two types: either...

Author(s)
Bertolotto, C.; Pisanelli, A.; Cannata, F.
Citation
Monti e Boschi, 1995, 46, 2, pp 5-11

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