Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Silver fir in the Appennines.

Abstract

A summary of the distribution, ecology and silviculture of silver fir (Abies alba) in Italy, including a literature review with an emphasis on ecology and natural regeneration. Problems concerning silviculture and yield are also addressed. Areas of Italy where A. alba is exploited are, in descending order of importance, and from N. to S. along the Appennine mountains, Tuscany, Abruzzo and Molise, Basilicata and Calabria.