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Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems in New Zealand.

This paper describes temperate agroforestry systems in New Zealand, wherein a variety of agroforestry systems are used and evaluated. Currently, wide spaced poplar and willow for soil erosion management combined with livestock production is the most commonly used system and will continue to be...

Author(s)
Kemp, P. D.; Hawke, M. F.; Knowles, R. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

This study aimed to determine the productivity and energy values of 10 poplar cultivars for use as potential fuel sources in Poland. The study was conducted over a seven-year cycle in northern Poland. The cultivars belonged to clones traditionally used for timber production, as well as new clones...

Author(s)
Niemczyk, M.; Kaliszewski, A.; Jewiarz, M.; Wróbel, M.; Mudryk, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Biomass and Bioenergy, 2018, 111, pp 46-51
Abstract

In response to concerns about the effects of traditional timber harvesting practices on biodiversity, we examined the effects of alternative silvicultural systems, including partial cutting and modified herbicide use on understory plant communities in an aspen-dominated mixedwood stand. These...

Author(s)
Man RongZhou; Bell, F. W.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2018, 137, 3, pp 337-348
Abstract

Intensive management causes significant changes to the habitat structure of forest stands and threatens forest specialist insect species. To assess and counteract the effect of periodic intensive forestry interventions, such as clear-cutting and reforestation, it is important to adequately quantify ...

Author(s)
Gallé, R.; Torma, A.; Maák, I.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Entomology, 2016, 18, 2, pp 151-156
Abstract

The study is the outcome of current status and economic evaluation of Poplar based agroforestry practices followed by farmers in Haridwar and Yamunanagar. Tree species like Populus deltoides, Eucalyptus spp., Mangifera indica and Dalbergia sissoo, were dominant species of commercial agroforestry....

Author(s)
Rambir Singh; Charan Singh; Ajay Gulati; Sandeep Kujur
Publisher
Indian Forester, Dehradun, India
Citation
Indian Forester, 2016, 142, 5, pp 487-492
Abstract

Aboveground biomass estimation in short-rotation forestry plantations is an essential step in the development of crop management strategies as well as allowing the economic viability of the crop to be determined prior to harvesting. Hence, it is important to develop new methodologies that improve...

Author(s)
Sánchez-González, M.; Durbán, M.; Lee DaeJin; Cañellas, I.; Sixto, H.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics, 2017, 22, 1, pp 23-41
Abstract

The effect of varying composition and abundance of neighbouring herbaceous vegetation on tree growth in commercial hybrid poplar plantations remains unclear. We evaluated relationships between tree stem volume, volume increment, and the abundance of various growth forms (perennial grasses, legumes, ...

Author(s)
Grenke, J. S. J.; Macdonald, S. E.; Thomas, B. R.; Moore, C. A.; Bork, E. W.
Publisher
Canadian Institute of Forestry, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Forestry Chronicle, 2016, 92, 4, pp 469-476
Abstract

The use of biomass for energy purposes is an important European Union policy. In light of the restrictions concerning the use of the full-value wood from forests for energy purposes, short rotation forestry can become an alternative source of woody biomass. In this context, the most promising...

Author(s)
Niemczyk, M.; Wojda, T.; Kantorowicz, W.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Lésne, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Sylwan, 2016, 160, 4, pp 292-298
Abstract

Elucidating segregation of precipitation in different components in forest stands is important for proper forest ecosystems management. However, there is a lack of information on important rainfall components viz. throughfall, interception and stemflow in forest watersheds particularly in...

Author(s)
Yousefi, S.; Sadeghi, S. H.; Mirzaee, S.; Ploeg, M. van der; Keesstra, S.; Cerdà, A.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 2018, 66, 1, pp 97-106
Abstract

Given the high expectations for lignocellulosic biomass as one of the potential solutions for energy security and climate change mitigation, commercial scale studies over several rotations are crucial to assess the potential and the sustainability of short rotation coppice (SRC) cultures for...

Author(s)
Broeckx, L. S.; Vanbeveren, S. P. P.; Verlinden, M. S.; Ceulemans, R.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
iForest, 2015, 8, pp 565-573

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