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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

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) has become a common and standardized methodology to evaluate the environmental profiles of forest systems. In this study twelve different European forest systems dedicated to wood production for industrial or energy uses (maritime pine, spruce, willow, poplar and...

Author(s)
González-García, S.; Moreira, M. T.; Dias, A. C.; Mola-Yudego, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2014, 66, pp 188-198
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Operational poplar and willow culture.

This chapter provides a global overview of poplar and willow culture, pointing out commonalities as well as differences. After a brief overview, the chapter is divided between Populus species and Salix species and follows the sequence of establishment, tending and production. The countries with the ...

Author(s)
Stanturf, J. A.; Oosten, C. van
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641089)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

An economic evaluation of a short rotation forestry (SRF) poplar plantation in Northern Italy was conducted. Poplar growth in a plantation for the production of two-year whips in Western Po Valley was observed considering SRF duration of 8 years and a biomass (20 tonnes/ha) harvest every two years. ...

Author(s)
Balsari, P.; Airoldi, G.
Publisher
Gruppo Calderini Edagricole Srl, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Rivista di Agronomia, 2002, 36, 2, pp 163-169
Abstract

Hybrid poplar plantations are one of the most important sources of timber and wood fibres in Italy and represent a significant alternative as sustainable use of agricultural land. Effective management of such plantations requires adequate growth and yield models. In light of this, the paper...

Author(s)
Corona, P.; Marziliano, P. A.; Scotti, R.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2002, 161, 1/3, pp 65-73
Abstract

Site preparation - deep ploughing to 70- to 100-cm depth or more, or superficial ploughing to 30- to 40-cm deep - is necessary to obtain satisfactory establishment of poplar [Populus sp.] in plantations. A short account is given of other ground preparation or cultivation techniques associated with...

Author(s)
Facciotto, G.
Citation
Sherwood - Foreste ed Alberi Oggi, 1998, 4, 2, pp 39-44
Abstract

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

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 ...

Author(s)
Lapietra, G.; Coaloa, D.; Chiarabaglio, P. M.
Citation
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

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