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Moose (Alces alces americana), a large-bodied and cold-adapted forest herbivore, may be vulnerable to environmental change especially along their southern range in the northeastern United States. Better understanding of moose foraging patterns and resource constraints in this region, which moose...

Author(s)
Peterson, S.; Kramer, D.; Hurst, J.; Frair, J.
Publisher
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Canada
Citation
Alces, 2020, 56, 107-126, pp 107-126
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Aim of study: (1) to assess structural parameters of Giant pines; (2) to compare three several inventories and relative parameters; (3) to assess mechanical stability of Giant pines.Area of study: Sila National Park, Calabria, Italy.Material and methods: Mechanical stability assessment and full...

Author(s)
Bernardini, V.; Avolio, S.; Plutino, M.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrarias (INIA), Madrid, Spain
Citation
Forest Systems, 2020, 29, 2,
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Aim of the study: To investigate the secondary forest succession in the study area and the pathways of its spread and the existing environmental, autecological factors and possible inter-specific competition relationships. Area of study: The study area is a Site of Natura 2000 network in northern...

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Oikonomakis, N. G.; Ganatsas, P.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrarias (INIA), Madrid, Spain
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Forest Systems, 2020, 29, 2,
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The paper presents the results of a study on the impact of forest stand structure and development in 1998 to 2018 on the occurrence of dog's tooth violets (Erythronium dens-canis L.) in the Mednik National Nature Monument, Czech Republic. The research was carried out in mixed European hornbeam and...

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Vacek, S.; Linda, R.; Králíček, I.; Vančura, K.; Prokůpková, A.; Prausová, R.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Journal of Forest Science, 2020, 66, 9, pp 349-360
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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 two dipterocarp species, Dipterocarpus alatus and Hopea odorata, have been widely planted in degraded forest land in Southern Vietnam in the last decades. However, study on growth characteristics of these species and their associated factors is still limited. Therefore, the present study aimed...

Author(s)
Nguyen Thanh Tuan; Tai Tien Dinh
Publisher
Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kórnik, Poland
Citation
Dendrobiology, 2020, 83, pp 60-67
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The Jizerské hory Mts. (the Czech Republic) are part of the Black Triangle region strongly affected by a decline and dieback of Norway spruce (Picea abies [L.] Karst.) stands since the 1970s. In the studied peaty spruce stands in the summit parts of the Jizerské hory Mts., the health status, radial ...

Author(s)
Vacek, Z.; Vacek, S.; Prokůpková, A.; Bulušek, D.; Podrázský, V.; Hůnová, I.; Putalová, T.; Král, J.
Publisher
Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kórnik, Poland
Citation
Dendrobiology, 2020, 83, pp 1-19
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Ant colony algorithm is an effective method to solve the problem of track tracking of forest fire protection robot. Aiming at the shortcomings of traditional ant colony algorithm, such as slow convergence speed and easy to fall into the local optimum, an adaptive ant colony algorithm is proposed in ...

Author(s)
Bu ShengQiang; Mei Miao; Li QiongQiong; Yang JiaFu; Wang DaMing
Publisher
Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China
Citation
Forest Engineering, 2020, 36, 3, pp 44-52
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In order to explore the impacts of stand density on the hydrological functions of original Korean pine forests stands, the water-holding characteristics of litter layer and soil layer of forest in Fenglin Nature Reserve were surveyed by using soaking method and cutting ring method. The results...

Author(s)
Liu ZhongLing; Lyu YueDong; Yao Ying
Publisher
Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China
Citation
Forest Engineering, 2020, 36, 5, pp 8-15

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