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Cover for Structure characterization of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quercus pyrenaica</i> Willd. open woodlands in the Spanish Central Mountain: implications for silvopastoral management.

This chapter presents a preliminary characterization of Quercus pyrenaica Willd. open woodlands in Madrid province. From data from the second and third National Forest Inventory we compare main stand variables (N, Dg, Hm, Ho, G, V and Hart-Becking index) at the two inventories for open woodlands...

Author(s)
Roig, S.; Río, M.; Cañellas, I.; Bravo, A.; Montero, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ancient wood-pastures in Scotland.

The aim of the project was to try and identify potential wood-pasture sites through remote sensing, carried out by undertaking an analysis of existing maps and map-based inventories. The object was not to identify every possible site but to find a practical methodology that would give an estimate...

Author(s)
Smith, M. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Situation and perspectives of silvopastoral systems in Germany.

Until the 18th century, silvopastoral systems had been one of the main forms of forest utilization in Germany. However, in many cases the excessive use of woodlands resulted in their loss. To counter this, domestic animals were widely banned from woodlands and a well-organized forestry programme...

Author(s)
Finck, P.; Riecken, U.; Glaser, F.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Wood-pasture and parkland: overlooked jewels of the English countryside.

England is home to some of the oldest and widest trees in Europe, frequently concentrated in wood-pasture. Until recently the value of this habitat for wildlife had been largely overlooked. Many wood-pastures are important for their veteran trees and the species within them; however, wood-pastures...

Author(s)
Isted, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effect of pruning intensity on acorn production in a holm-oak "dehesa".

In this work the effect of the type of pruning on acorn production in a dehesa of Huelva province (south-west Spain) is evaluated. A plot including 100 holm-oaks (Quercus ilex L.) is replanted, and different pruning treatments are carried out (light, moderate, strong and hedge shaped), and there...

Author(s)
Alejano, R.; Alaejos, J.; Torres, E.; Forero, J. A.; Tapias, R.; Fernández, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pruning influence on acorn yield in cork-oak open woodland.

Bearing in mind the importance of pruning as a silvicultural treatment in cork-oak (Quercus suber L.) open woodland, an experiment was designed to assess the effect of pruning on acorn yield. This work was carried out by comparing annual acorn production from 40 pruned trees and 40 unpruned ones...

Author(s)
Cañellas, I.; Roig, S.; Montero, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The herbaceous component in temperate silvopastoral systems.

The aim of this chapter is to evaluate herbaceous strata development in silvopastoral systems in a western temperate Atlantic-influenced area in Europe. This is a more modern and less well-known system than other classic Mediterranean silvopastoral systems. Pasture production and quality depend on...

Author(s)
Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Pinto-Tobalina, M.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Economic considerations of silvopastoralism in California oak woodlands.

Oak woodlands in California cover 4 million hectares and are over 80% privately owned. Silvopastoralism is the dominant land use, providing a working landscape with the highest biodiversity levels in the state. However, high opportunity costs from alternative land uses threaten to fragment these...

Author(s)
Standiford, R. B.; Huntsinger, L.; Campos-Palacín, P.; Caparrós, A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conservation "matching funds" from working woodlands in California.

Rancher-subsidized oak woodland silvopastoralism is being used to conserve land in California oak woodlands. As part of the Working Landscapes movement, non-governmental organizations like the Nature Conservancy and a proliferation of land trusts are brokering private and public fund transfers in...

Author(s)
Huntsinger, L.; Sulak, A.; Standiford, R.; Campos-Palacín, P.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Woodland grazing in Northern Ireland: effects on botanical diversity and tree regeneration.

A survey of over 100 areas of semi-natural woodland was carried out over two field seasons (2002, 2003) in lowland and upland areas of Northern Ireland. General grazing status was recorded and a detailed survey of ground flora and regeneration recorded. Ecological analyses found that grazed woods...

Author(s)
McEvoy, P.; McAdam, J. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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