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Intensive cultivation of fast growing tree species in short rotations for energy and industrial use can be an attractive land use on farmland to combat agricultural surplus production and safeguard the survival of agricultural enterprises in West Germany. From 1976 to 1986, seventeen test plots...

Author(s)
Dimitri, L.; Friedrich, E.
Publisher
Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg
Citation
EUR Report, 1990, No. EUR 10841, pp 69-78
Abstract

Problems in afforesting the cold desert regions of Kinnaur and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh (which were once vegetated) are discussed, and possible solutions to them outlined, including testing species adapted to similar regions elsewhere (suggested species are listed) and irrigation methods. The...

Author(s)
Banerjee, U. K.
Citation
Indian Forester, 1993, 119, 11, pp 899-904
Abstract

Results are reported from three trials (close spacing, short rotation and conventional spacing) in Kansas, USA, comparing growth, yield, costs and coppice potential. Species involved were: Acer saccharinum, A. negundo, Alnus glutinosa, Catalpa speciosa, Gleditsia triacanthos, Platanus occidentalis, ...

Author(s)
Geyer, W. A.
Citation
Biomass (London), 1989, 20, 3-4, pp 167-175
Abstract

Tabulates: the current costs of establishing Pinus sylvestris, P. nigra and Robinia pseudoacacia on eroded sites in Rumania, by various methods of terracing and/or planting, and of Populus 'canadensis', Salix sp. and Alnus incana on gully bottoms (A. incana also on landslides); the performance of...

Author(s)
Traci, C.
Citation
Revista Padurilor, 1970, 85, 12, pp 710-6
Abstract

Includes articles on: The importance of fastgrowing species in increasing forest productivity (I Milescu and C. Avram); The productivity of fast growing species in Rumania (S. Armasescu, U. Giurgiu and I Decei); Extending Poplar [Poplulus X canadetisis) growing in Rumania (A. Marian and V. Bakoy];...

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Revista Padurilor, 1963, 78, 6, pp 309-64
Abstract

Includes articles on: The economic importance of fast-growing species for the wood industry (F. Luchian); The properties and uses of the woody material from fast-growing species (N. Ghelmeziu and J. Filipovici) [Pseudotsuga taxifolia, Pinus strobus, PopulusXcanadensis, Salix alba and Robinia...

Citation
Industria Lemnului, 1963, 14, 6, pp 201-47
Abstract

A 30- to 40-year-old trial planting with <more than>40 tree and shrub species in a polluted district did not suffer seriously until the establishment, a few hundred yards to the east, of a zinc smelter in 1958-59; it was evaluated for damage to foliage, site class and increment in 1966....

Author(s)
Dassler, H. G.; Kastner, W.; Ranft, H.
Citation
Arch. Forstw., 1968, 17, 2, pp 145-58
Abstract

Contains the following articles dealing with "accelerated cultivation" of fast-growing species in Italy [cf. F.A. 22 No. 1828]: Accelerated cultivation of woody species in the agri-silvicultural economy (G. Piccarolo); The present and future situation of production and consumption of wood in Italy...

Citation
Monti e Boschi, 1962, 13, 11/12, pp 485-650
Abstract

The indigenous tree species in Central Asia, found mainly along river banks, are Populus spp. of' the Section Turanga, Salix spp. and Elaeagnus angustifolia, none of which attains 15-20 m. even under the best conditions. Trials have shown that Robinia pseudoacacia, Fraxinus americana, Ailanthus,...

Author(s)
Rovskij, V. M.
Citation
Lesnoe Khozyaistvo, 1958, 11, 5, pp 71-72
Abstract

A detailed study, with scientific names, small photos, root diagrams and a profile map, for Pinus tabulaeformis, Thuja orientalis, Salix matsudana, S. purpurea, Populus hopeiensis, P. simonii, P. cathayana, Ulmus pumila, Robinia pseudoacacia, Ailanthus altissima, Catalpa bungei, Zizyphus jujuba,...

Author(s)
Wang, C. F.; Fu, T. M.
Citation
Forestry Science, Peking, 1956, No. 2, pp 115-146

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