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Forestry Compendium

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Fall Armyworm (FAW), Spodoptera frugiperda, is an invasive pest of maize including other cultivated crops such as rice, wheat, and many other vegetables. This invasive species was initially noticed in North-America and later reported in many countries of Africa in early 2016. In South Asia, this...

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Gahatraj, S.; Tiwari, S.; Sharma, S.; Kafle, L.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
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Agricultural Science and Technology, 2020, 12, 2, pp 157-164
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This experiment studied the soil enzyme activities and microbial functional diversity in 0~10, 10~20, 20~30 cm deep soils of Linden Korean pine forest in Fenglin Reserve. Results showed that the average well color development (VAWCD) increased with time, but there was no significant difference in V...

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Du Qian; Liang SuYu; Li Lin; Li YunHong; Tian SongYan
Publisher
Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China
Citation
Forest Engineering, 2019, 35, 1, pp 1-7, 15
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Impacts of ungulates on forest ecosystems are an important conservation issue in the world today, including fraying damage by deer to trees. Formosan sika deer was reintroduced into Kenting National Park in 1994; and now damage to the forest by deer has been reported. In this study, 3207 trees...

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Wang HsiangHua; Wang YuTing; Wu ShuHui; Su ShengHsin
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Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
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Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2019, 34, 3, pp 207-215
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Leucaena leucocephala, which originates from Central America, has severely invaded the western Hengchun Peninsula and the Penghu Archipelago in Taiwan. This study conducted several physical and chemical control experiments aimed at preventing invasion by this species. Regarding physical control,...

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Peng ShihHsien; Wang HsiangHua; Kuo YauLun
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Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
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Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2019, 34, 2, pp 99-112
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Birds and bats are important insect predators. Herbivorous insects have negative effects on tree growth, and thus the health of trees may benefit from foraging by vertebrate insectivores on herbivorous insects. An exclosure experiment was used to examine the top-down effects of birds and bats on...

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Koh ChaoNien; Chang Ching; Juang LingMu; Lu YungJen; Hwang WenBe
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Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
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Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2019, 34, 1, pp 43-54
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Relationships between microhabitats and vegetation structure were examined in a 1-ha plot established in an evergreen broadleaf forest at Mt. Peitungyen, central Taiwan. Parameters of various growth types (trees, shrubs, and herbs) were recorded. The elevation, irradiance, soil organic matter, soil ...

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Hu YuanWei; Tzeng HsyYu
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
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Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2019, 34, 1, pp 13-27
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Forest stand dynamics is the process of stand structural changes through time, which is a function of species, site quality, climate, stand age, and management treatments. Assessing competition behaviors is important to predict stand growth and yield and to prescribe appropriate silvicultural...

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Chiou ChyiRong; Yang ShengI
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Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
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Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2019, 34, 4, pp 305-315
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In August 2016, 2 Hydnotrya specimens were collected from Taichung City of central Taiwan. One was found under Pseudotsuga wilsoniana, in a mixed forest of Picea morrisonicola, Pinus armandii and Tsuga formosana in the Piluchi-Lishan region, while the other was found in a plantation of P....

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Fu ChuenHsu; Tsai MingJer; Chang TunTschu; Lin ChiehLung; Wong KingFai; Li HoiTung
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Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
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Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2018, 33, 3, pp 245-250
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The impact of forest management on the ecology of natural Chamaecyparis (cypress) forests previously caused momentous disputes in Taiwan. However, the scientific questions behind this issue have never been settled and thus require further investigations. This study was conducted in the Chilanshan...

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Su ShengHsin; Chiu ChihMing; Peng PingHsun
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Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
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Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2018, 33, 2, pp 125-140
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Taiwan Barbet Psilopogon nuchalis is a primary cavity nester, and it creates niches for a variety of cavity-nesting and cavity-roosting organisms. However, information on barbet nesting in natural cavities is lacking. We present the results of a 5-yr study on natural nest-sites of the Taiwan Barbet ...

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Koh ChaoNien; Hsu ShihHan; Chang Ching; Wang HsiangHua
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Taipei, Taiwan
Citation
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2018, 33, 2, pp 97-108

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