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Forest gaps remain the optimal forest management practice in modern forestry. Upon all the physical properties of forest gaps, the 'gap size' feature stands out as an essential property. The effect of gap size on tree species composition and diversity of natural regeneration in forest gaps of...

Author(s)
Hammond, M. E.; Pokorný, R.; Dobrovolný, L.; Hiitola, N.; Friedl, M.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2020, 66, 10, pp 407-419
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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 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 ...

Author(s)
Netto, S. P.; Maggi, R.
Publisher
Fundação de Pesquisas Florestais do Paraná (FUPEF), Curitiba, Brazil
Citation
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
Citation
Floresta, 2020, 50, 1, pp 971-982
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Diameter and height are crucial parameters in forest inventories to determine the volume that is stored in the forest. The objective of this research was to generate an equation for eight federative entities that allows an accurate estimate of the timber volume of Abies religiosa in the center and...

Author(s)
Santiago, J. C. G.; Calderón, O. A. A.; Pérez, J. J.; Larreta, B. V.
Publisher
Facultad del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista Colombia Forestal, 2020, 23, 2, pp 99-113
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The analysis of the condition and the use of Korean pine Pinus koraiensis Siebold & Zucc.-broadleaved forests of the Far East is given. The dynamics of the Korean pine stands under the influence of industrial exploitation are shown taking into account subsequent felling practices and the...

Author(s)
Kovalev, A. P.; Alexeenko, A. U.; Lashina, E. V.; Kachanova, T. G.
Publisher
Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch Publishing House, Novosibirsk, Russia
Citation
Sibirskij Lesnoj Zurnal / Siberian Journal of Forest Science, 2020, 2, pp 3-13
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Today, forests, which are one of the most important resources capable of naturally renewing themselves, are not considered and operated only as the resources of wood raw materials. The products and the protective services provided by forests are of greater importance in terms of intensive forestry...

Author(s)
Güngör, E.; Ayaz, S.
Publisher
Bartin Orman Fakültesi, Bartin Üniversitesi, Bartin, Turkey
Citation
Bartin Orman Fakültesi Dergisi, 2020, 22, 1, pp 185-198
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Clear-cutting is the most common silvicultural system. Sometimes, if the new crop is not established successfully, clearcut is left unreforested. This study focused on a site where early successional species such as silver birch (Bi) and rowan (Ro) were accompanied with Norway spruce (Sp) in...

Author(s)
Špulák, O.; Kacálek, D.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2020, 66, 1, pp 36-47
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The production of poles in Chile is done by choosing trees specially selected for that purpose, however, the forestry that is massively applied is oriented to the simultaneous production of pruned, sawn and pulpable logs. Silviculture for the specific production of poles in Chile is a technically...

Author(s)
Corvalán Vera, P.
Publisher
Universidad de Pinar del Río Hermanos Saíz Montes de Oca, Pinar del Río, Cuba
Citation
Revista Cubana de Ciencias Forestales, 2020, 8, 2, pp 375-391
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The main purpose of the present paper is to highlight the most important non-wood forest products (NWFPs) from Sălaj County. For this purpose, a set of 19 criteria was taken into consideration and the analytic hierarchy process was applied to establish criteria weights. Subsequently, the method was ...

Author(s)
Plesca, I. M.; Blaga, T.; Dincă, M.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Horticulture, 2020, 77, 1, pp 98-102

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