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Plantations of fast-growing hybrid trees, such as hybrid poplars and hybrid larch, are increasingly used for wood and timber production, but they are also believed to impair forest biodiversity. Most studies that have assessed how such plantations may alter the diversity and composition of...

Author(s)
Royer-Tardif, S.; Paquette, A.; Messier, C.; Bournival, P.; Rivest, D.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biodiversity and Conservation, 2018, 27, 3, pp 607-631
Abstract

A discussion of the palaeoecology of boreal forests in North America and the taiga in Eurasia, and present vegetation characteristics. Genetic variation of the five major boreal species groups (poplars [Populus spp.], birches [Betula spp.], pines [Pinus spp.], spruces [Picea spp.] and...

Author(s)
Gordon, A. G.
Citation
Forestry Chronicle, 1996, 72, 1, pp 19-30
Abstract

A book, sponsored by the National Poplar Commission of the Netherlands, with the object of developing interest in planting Poplars for economic and aesthetic reasons. The many photographs are supplemented by short sections of text including: graphs of height and diameter increment of Poplar...

Author(s)
Schut, B.
Publisher
Stichting 'Populier', Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Poplars in forest, town and landscape., 1970, pp 118 pp.
Abstract

An illustrated booklet on the effects, method of application and economic advantages in plantation silviculture of basic slag fertilizer (containing P, Ca, Mg and various trace elements), with results of trials in France on Pseudotsuga menziesii, Picea sitchensis and P. abies, Pinus pinaster, Abies ...

Publisher
S.N.S.T. [Societe Nationale de la Scories Thomas, Paris, France
Citation
Fertilisation forestiere et scories Thomas, 1968, pp 81 pp.
Abstract

cf. F.A. 24 No. 506; 30 No. 111.] A further report of fertilizing, with Ca(NO3)2, NH4NO3 and urea, three typical Picea mariana stands 50 years old in 1959 and 1964. Three thinning treatments were applied, and foliar N conc. and increments in diam., b.a. and (by stem analysis) volume were measured....

Author(s)
Weetman, G. G.
Citation
Woodlands Paper, Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada, 1968, 6, pp 45
Abstract

A special number, including articles on: The utilization of Poplar wood in the [W. German] plywood and particle-board industries (Haber); Poplar groundwood and Polar chemical pulp for writing and printing (G. Wunschmann); Poplar and tree Willows as pulpwoods (F. K. Patt) [rating them between Spruce ...

Citation
Holzzucht, Die, 1961, 15, 3/4, pp 11-46
Abstract

Describes, with diagrams, a method in which N. S. rows are set 7 m. apart, with plants at 1-m. intervals in the row, as follows: Plane, 3 Spruce, Poplar, 3 Spruce, etc. The rows are intercropped for 6 years with agricultural crops, then the Spruces adjacent to each Poplar and Plane (i.e. two...

Author(s)
Zmijanac, D.
Citation
Sumarski List, 1960, 84, 11/12, pp 371-8
Abstract

When poisoned hardwood stands were underplanted with various species, Eastern Cottonwood, hybrid Poplars, and (in valley sites) Tulip Tree were promising after 4 years, despite luxuriant herbaceous growth, while slow growing species (Norway Spruce, European Larch, Black Cherry, American Basswood...

Author(s)
Green, A. W.; Green, L.
Citation
Station Notes. Central States Forest Experiment Station, 1959, No. 138, pp 2
Abstract

Includes descriptions of P fertilizing of Spruce on raised bog in Bavaria, trials on various bunter sandstone soils in the Schwarzwald, e.g. to promote natural regeneration of Silver Fir and Pines, Poplar fertilizing trials on spoil mounds near Cologne, fertilizing and intercropping methods tried...

Author(s)
Jelem, H.
Citation
Allg. Forstztg., 1955, 66, 13/14, pp 163-7
Abstract

On purely theoretical grounds, it has been suggested that Picea X lutzii, a hybrid of P. sitchensis and P. glauca [cf. F.A. 9 No. 1455; 15 No. 1116], might be able to withstand moisture stress better than P. sitchensis and so find a place in E. England, though its reported performance in Denmark...

Author(s)
Lines, R.; et al
Citation
Report on Forest Research, London, 1964-65, 1966, pp 33-4

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