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Investments in poplar plantations in the Po valley (Northern Italy), the most important segment of timber production for the Italian forest-based sector, are undergoing a decline since more than two decades. The investment level is influenced by both economic variables directly related to the...

Author(s)
Pra, A.; Pettenella, D.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
Forest@, 2017, 14, pp 218-230
Abstract

The impact of artificial defoliations on the growth of euramerican poplar (Populus × canadensis clone I-214) was investigated in three field assays. Young poplar trees (1st-3rd cultivation year) were subjected to 25%, 50%, 75% and 100% defoliation either in the early or in the late growing season...

Author(s)
Allegro, G.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
Forest@, 2017, 14, pp 206-217
Abstract

Tree farming has developed rapidly since the early 1990s. Today, tree plantations play an important role in wood supply (including quality wood) and they can partly bridge the gap between national demand and supply which currently leads to substantial wood imports. The opportunity to start new...

Author(s)
Verani, S.; Sperandio, G.; Civitarese, V.; Spinelli, R.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
Forest@, 2017, 14, pp 237-246
Abstract

An update of the main insect pests causing significant damage to poplar plantations in Italy is here provided. The recent introduction of a few highly dangerous invasive alien pests as well as the increasing importance of secondary pests infesting poplar trees physiologically stressed by climate...

Author(s)
Allegro, G.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
Forest@, 2017, 14, pp 275-284
Abstract

Author(s)
Pari, L.; Assirelli, A.; Croce, S.
Publisher
Edizioni l'Informatore Agrario Srl, Verona, Italy
Citation
Informatore Agrario, 2012, 68, 8, pp 57-60
Abstract

After harvesting and extracting poplar trees, the agricultural land should be restored for further cultivation by removing the root systems. This operation is done with extraction or stumps grinding using special machines. In Italy, the stumps grinding is actually the operation more practiced. This ...

Author(s)
Sperandio, G.; Verani, S.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
Forest@, 2012, 9, pp 293-300
Abstract

Some quantitative consequences of poplar rust attacks (Melampsora larici-populina and M. allii-populina) were analysed, both in absence and in presence of some preventive chemical treatments. Their effectiveness was previously assessed only partially and without evaluations of plant behaviour in...

Author(s)
Giorcelli, A.; Gennaro, M.; Deandrea, G.; Chiarabaglio, P. M.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
Forest@, 2012, 9, pp 158-165
Abstract

This paper describes the demonstration day for the harvest of short rotation forest stands of poplar and giant reeds embarked for energy production organized near Arezzo, Italy. Two machines at work, viz., a chip and a cut harvester, are also described.

Author(s)
Ortenzi, M.
Publisher
UNACOMA Service srl, Rome, Italy
Citation
Mondo Macchina, 2008, 17, 4, pp 12-14
Abstract

Since 1959, with bombykol, the use of sexual pheromones had a continuous spread worldwide. In Italy, the use started at the beginning of 1970s, first with monitoring traps, then with mass trapping and finally, more recently, with mating disruption and false trail following. Pest monitoring by...

Author(s)
Schiaparelli, A.
Publisher
Il Sole 24 Ore Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Informatore Fitopatologico, 2007, 57, 12, pp 37-56
Abstract

In this overview of wood for use in the production of bio-fuels, various sources are considered: fast growing tree crops (e.g. poplar), the products of pruning operations and of thinning in woods along river banks, and of maintenance carried out in hedgerows, windbreaks and river beds. Tables show...

Author(s)
Fiala, M.
Publisher
Accademia dei Georgofili, Firenze, Italy
Citation
Georgofili, 2007, 4, Supplemento 1, pp 13-53

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