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We studied species richness, composition and coverage of the bryophyte layer in young deciduous forest plantations on abandoned agricultural lands in relation to overstory tree species (hybrid aspen or silver birch), land use history (crop field or grassland), site preparation method (whole-area...

Author(s)
Tullus, T.; Tullus, A.; Roosaluste, E.; Tullus, H.
Publisher
Lithuanian Forest Research Institute (Lietuvos Misku Institutas), Kaunas, Lithuania
Citation
Baltic Forestry, 2012, 18, 2, pp 205-213
Abstract

Tree encroachment is one of the primary conservation issues in Calluna-heathlands, a priority habitat in Europe. Improving understanding of the ecological factors that trigger transitions to woodlands is key to developing strategies for heathlands management. The irrational use of fire has been...

Author(s)
Ascoli, D.; Bovio, G.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, Parma, Italy
Citation
iForest, 2010, 3, pp 137-143
Abstract

The Betula platyphylla and Populus davidiana [Populus tremula var. davidiana] forests of the forest-steppe ecotone in northern Hebei and eastern Inner Mongolia [Nei Menggu] Provinces, China, are abundant in plants, with at least 35 families, 95 genera and 117 species. The plant species present and...

Author(s)
Wang QingSuo; Liu Tao; Feng ZongWei; Luo JuChun; Zhang XiHe
Citation
Scientia Silvae Sinicae, 2000, 36, Sp. 1, pp 110-115
Abstract

A report on studies of soils under, and 20-200 m. to leeward and to windward of, a 28-year Maple/Birch/Poplar/Willow shelterbelt in this dry steppe region. The belt improved the hydrothermal regime of the soils, and this resulted in an increase in humus accumulation. [Translation. KEYWORDS: Acer...

Author(s)
Fedorenko, V. P.
Citation
Pochvovedenie, 1967, No. 11, pp 82-5
Abstract

Examines the results of establishing trial field shelterbelts on dark-chestnut and calcareous solonetz soils in the Tselinograd region. The use of wide spacing (allowing 7-12 sq. m. per tree) and thorough soil cultivation provided favourable light and nutrient conditions. At age 6 years, the...

Author(s)
Veksegonov, V. Ja.
Citation
Zascitnoe lesorazvedenie v Sibiri i Sev. Kazahstane. Krasnoyarsk, 1966, pp 59-69
Abstract

In this district, lying on the boundary of the steppe and forest-steppe zones, in the Voronezh region, the plantations date from ca. 1870. A review is given of the soils, natural vegetation, history of plantation establishment, and silvicultural characteristics of the stands, and the following...

Author(s)
Pavlov, P. V.
Citation
Trudy Vsesojuznogo Instituta Zascity Rastenij, Leningrad, 1960, No. 15, pp 13-32
Abstract

Although Schinopsis balansae and to some extent Schinopsis lorentzii and Prosopis spp. have been exported from Argentina since the end of the nineteenth century, exports of timber are generally limited, while certain forest products, such as veneers, wood pulp, and wood cellulose, are imported on a ...

Author(s)
Tortorelli, L. A.
Publisher
Chronica Botanica Company, Waltham, Mass., USA
Citation
Plants and plant science in Latin America, 1945, pp 135-40
Abstract

Although Saskatchewan is known as a prairie province, probably one half of its entire area of 251, 700 sq. miles is more or less forested. The White Spruce (Picea canadensis) is the only species that can be classed among the leading commercial timbers of the world; it is widely distributed, fairly...

Author(s)
Hastings, W. B.
Publisher
Department of Natural Resources and Industrial Development, Saskatchewan, Canada
Citation
The natural resources of Saskatchewan., 1945, pp 113 pp.

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