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The Levels-of-Growing-Stock study for ponderosa pine was a collective effort among western Research Stations within the US Forest Service. The experiment was established to test sustainable productivity across a wide range of densities by periodically thinning the plots. Beyond the original...

Author(s)
Zhang, J. W.; Oliver, W. W.; Graham, R. T.; Moser, W. K.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2020, 66, 10, pp 393-406
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The use of acoustics for determining tree stiffness can be helpful to improve end product value. However, methods to monitor equipment calibration in the field is limited. This experiment endeavored to test the hypothesis that ASTM D198 is an alternative way to monitor calibration performance in...

Author(s)
Essien, C.; Cheng, G.; Asafu-Adjaye, O.; McDonald, T.; Gallagher, T.; Barlow, B.; Via, B. K.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 3-7
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Frequent and accurate estimation of forest structure parameters, such as number of trees per hectare or total height, are mandatory for sustainable forest management. Unmanned aircraft system (UAS) equipped with inexpensive sensors can be used to monitor and measure forest structure. The detailed...

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Maturbongs, B. Y. L.; Wing, M. G.; Strîmbu, B. M.; Burnett, J.
Publisher
Forest Research and Management Institute (ICAS), Ilfov, Romania
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Annals of Forest Research, 2019, 62, 1, pp 87-107
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In the speciality literature, the number of Alnus species varies between 30 and 35. However, by analysing the species present in different herbarium (Al. Beldie Herbarium from Romania, WU Herbarium from Wien and Harvard University Herbaria from U.S.A.), this number increases to 42. The most...

Author(s)
Dincă, L.; Peticilă, A.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
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Scientific Papers - Series B, Horticulture, 2019, 63, 1, pp 613-619
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The introduction of foreign tree species to new areas facilitates an increase in species biodiversity and possibilities for growth of tree stands. Many years of research related to survival rate, basic growth features and evaluation of a sensitivity to climatic conditions of a new habitat is...

Author(s)
Wilczynski, S.; Kulej, M.
Publisher
Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kórnik, Poland
Citation
Dendrobiology, 2019, 81, pp 1-13
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Slash pines (Pinus elliottii) are common in south Florida urban landscapes. Their presence in housing developments may pre-date the home/apartment construction. At times, the tree foliage (needles) may develop a yellow cast (chlorosis), and eventually the tree may die. Foliage color was improved by ...

Author(s)
Snyder, G. H.
Publisher
Florida State Horticultural Society, Goldenrod, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 2018, 131, pp 214-219
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Unfavorable climatic conditions and anthropogenic factors such as conversion of marginal pastures into agricultural land and overgrazing, have generated and amplified degradation of arid zones in the Central Anatolian Region of Turkey. In the last 70 years, foresters working in Turkey on sand...

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Yildiz, O.; Sarginci, M.; Toprak, B.; Gürsoy, İ.; Altinay, B.; Arslan, H.; Mua, C.; Ayyüce, F.; Mutlu, Ö.; Dönmez, A. H.; Kokaş, Y.; Yapar, A.; Güner, D.; Şahin, U.
Publisher
Düzce University, Düzce, Turkey
Citation
Düzce Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Ormancilik Dergisi, 2018, 14, 1, pp 1-20
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The article evaluates 27 provenances of three subspecies of lodgepole pine on the Kovářská research plot (Krušné hory Mts.). The plot is part of a series of three established plots in various stand conditions. Two plots were already evaluated and the findings were published. At 34 years of age, we...

Author(s)
Čáp, J.; Novotný, P.; Fulín, M.; Dostál, J.; Beran, F.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2018, 64, 3, pp 118-128
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Northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.) is widely distributed in the eastern United States and southeastern Canada. It has also been introduced to Europe, where it has become an economically important plantation species now. Despite growing genomic resources, the number of available EST-SSR (expressed...

Author(s)
Müller, M.; Gailing, O.
Publisher
Forest Research and Management Institute (ICAS), Ilfov, Romania
Citation
Annals of Forest Research, 2018, 61, 2, pp 211-222
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Most of the Lycium L. plants are medicinal plants, and L. barbarum in this genus is an important Chinese medicinal material. The United States is one of the largest countries in the world in conservation of plant germplasm resources and conservation types. The United States has collected 50 plant...

Author(s)
He Jun; Li XiaoYing; Jiao EnNing; Yin Yue; Ai HeYing
Publisher
Wu Chu (USA-China) Science and Culture Media Corporation, Cranston, USA
Citation
Agricultural Biotechnology, 2018, 7, 4, pp 62-63, 68

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