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Forestry Compendium

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Artificial neural networks (ANN) stand out as alternative tools in forest modeling, with results often superior to traditional regression methods. This study aimed to evaluate whether the estimates of volume and height, obtained by artificial neural networks and allometric models, are compatible...

Author(s)
Leal, F. A.; Leal, G. da S. A.; Silva, T. C. da
Publisher
Graduate Program in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso / UFMT, Cuiabá, Brazil
Citation
Advances in Forestry Science, 2020, 7, 3, pp 1181-1188
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Microwave drying of wood is recent in Brazil, requiring more research to improve knowledge and dissemination of this technology. The objective of this study is to evaluate the drying of the wood in a microwave oven with different temperature powers and to compare its use in the water removal...

Author(s)
Talgatti, M.; Oliveira, L. H.; Valcorte, G.; Baldin, T.; Santini, E. J.; Rosso, S.
Publisher
Graduate Program in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Mato Grosso / UFMT, Cuiabá, Brazil
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Advances in Forestry Science, 2020, 7, 3, pp 1121-1128
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The development of forest science had a great impulse after the transference of the Faculty of Forest, in 1964, from Viçosa to Curitiba. Maack was a pioneer and relevant character for knowledge about the forests of Parana, especially about Araucaria angustifolia. The forest inventory of Parana-Pine ...

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Netto, S. P.; Maggi, R.
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
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Floresta, 2020, 50, Edição Especial, pp 9-30
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The objective of this work was to analyze the legal arrangements on a very complex theme in the forest sector: the use of a species threatened with extinction, araucaria. After years of intense deforestation, linked to the country's economic growth, after 1960 decade, it was edited an array of...

Author(s)
Eisfeld, R. de L.; Arce, J. E.; Sanquetta, C. R.; Braz, E. M.
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
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Floresta, 2020, 50, 1, pp 971-982
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Some organizations in the Brazilian forestry sector, especially in the activities carried out in forest stands, do not follow the development pace of other industries and the adoption rate of management and quality methodologies and tools. This study aimed to evaluate the predictability of timber...

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Garcia, B. M.; Soares, P. R. C.; Sampietro, J. A.; Fernandes, C.
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
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Floresta, 2020, 50, 1, pp 933-942
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With the recent expansion of Eucalyptus dunnii Maiden cultivation in central region of Rio Grande do Sul state, recurrent questions arise from both research and operational silviculture, especially in relation to mineral fertilization. The objective of this study was to test the effect of...

Author(s)
Dick, G.; Schumacher, M. V.; Araujo, E. F. de
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
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Floresta, 2020, 50, 2, pp 1353-1362
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Soils submitted to cropping systems tend to a new state of equilibrium, reflected in different manifestations of their attributes. The objective of this work was to evaluate the modifications caused by soil use systems on the saturated hydraulic conductivity and physical attributes of an Oxisol of...

Author(s)
Andrade, C. A. O. de; Silva, G. C. da; Corrêa, M. C.; Collier, L. S.; Correchel, V.
Publisher
Universidade Federal da Grande Dourados (UFGD), Dourados, Brazil
Citation
Revista Agrarian, 2020, 13, 49, pp 385-392
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In this work, we present that how bifurcation in Pinus trees can influence productivity and harvester production costs. Our example draws from one harvesting machine that works in thinning operations in forest plantations of Pinus taeda L. in a small Brazilian forestry company. To get daily...

Author(s)
Diniz, C. C. C.; Junior, R. T.; Robert, R. G.; Silva Lopes, E. da; Silva, J. C. G. L. da; Oliveira, F. M. de; Oliveira, G. S.
Publisher
Southern Cross Publishing Group, Brisbane, Australia
Citation
Australian Journal of Crop Science, 2020, 14, 8, pp 1259-1263
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Urban trees/vegetation are one of the factors related to a better quality of life of the population. Therefore, knowledge on the structure and quality of urban green areas is important to implement actions that intensify this benefit. This study aimed to quantify the floristic composition of the...

Author(s)
Pazini, P. P. P.; Martinez, D. T.; Caldeira, S. F.; Silva, R. A.; Antonieto, F. A.
Publisher
Instituto de Florestas, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropédica, Brazil
Citation
Floresta e Ambiente, 2020, 27, 4,
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Homogeneous plantations need thinning, to obtain better quality wood, a destination for the trees removed, in order to achieve optimum performance of the enterprise. Thus, the study aimed to determine the anatomic and physical characteristics of Calycophyllum spruceanum Benth. wooden young in...

Author(s)
Andrade, J. K. B. de; Arantes, M. D. C.; Paes, J. B.; Oliveira, J. T. da S.; Silva, S. B. da; Firmino, A. V.
Publisher
Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Florestais (IPEF), Piracicaba, Brazil
Citation
Scientia Forestalis, 2020, 126,

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