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One of the sources of air pollutants in the surrounding environment is the automobile emissions. Automobiles produce gaseous and particulate matters which are toxic and inflict damage to roadside plants. Roadside trees are notable for the absorption, sequestering of contaminants and the effective...

Author(s)
Uka, U. N.; Belford, E. J. D.
Publisher
AcademicPres, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 2020, 12, 3, pp 752-768
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This study set out to determine which environmental factors of growth and silvicultural practices can affect the properties of Eucalyptus robusta coppice wood and also to study variability in those properties depending on the factors. Hundred and thirty-five coppice logs aged 2 to 10 years were...

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Mevanarivo, Z. E.; Ramananantoandro, T.; Filho, M. T.; Napoli, A.; Razafimahatratra, A. R.; Razakamanarivo, H. R.; Chaix, G.
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Departamento de Ingeniería en Maderas, Facultad de Ingeniería de la Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile
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Maderas: Ciencia y Technologia, 2020, 22, 4, pp 425-438
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Sourcing of choice timber species is becoming increasingly difficult in the forests of West Africa including Nigeria. There is a need to provide alternative species by investigating the technical qualities of species that are hitherto neglected, therefore, the need to evaluate wood properties of ...

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Ojo, A. R.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 3, pp 53-59
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One of the major challenges of the developing countries is the production of sufficient food for the rapidly increasing population and over cultivation of land resulting in soil infertility. Hence, the transfer of nutrients through tree biomass contribute to micro variability in soil fertility and...

Author(s)
Oladoye, A. O.; Oyebamiji, N. A.; Ola, R. A.
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, 2, pp 1049-1055
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Forest and the goods and services they provide are essential for human livelihood and wellbeing. An assessment on the likely impact of deforestation on NTFPs along gender line is therefore imperative for effective adaptations for NTFPs collectors. The study examined the adaptive strategies to...

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Aluko, O. J.; Adejumo, A. A.; Bobadoye, A. O.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
Citation
Agro-Science, 2020, 19, 2, pp 48-52
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A study was carried out in the community forest of Ebo, Medjounou and Mbamesoban communities (AFCOE2 M) in the South Region of Cameroon to evaluate the contribution of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) to the people's livelihood. The study identifies the various NTFPs used and further evaluates...

Author(s)
Caspa, R. G.; Nyambi, G. N.; Amang, M. J.; Mabe, M. N.; Nwegueh, A. B.; Foahom, B.
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Canadian Center of Science and Education, Toronto, Canada
Citation
Sustainable Agriculture Research, 2020, 9, 3, pp 30-38
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Diameter distributions of indigenous trees as possible criteria for indicating adapted species in semi-arid rangelands were assessed at Nthangu, Kathonzweni and Kibwezi forests of Makueni County, Kenya using existing vegetation, agro-climatic maps and Landsat images. The sites have mean annual...

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Mengich, E. K.; MacHaria, J. M.; Mitloehner, R.; Too, D. K.; Muturi, G. M.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2020, 32, 2, pp 144-153
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This study investigated fibre characteristics and morphological indices of Artocarpus altilis, a lesser used species (LUS) wood which is fast becoming popular in Nigeria, due to its excellent performance in light structural applications, aesthetic and dimensional stability. Not to limit its uses to ...

Author(s)
Areo, O.; Omole, A. O.
Publisher
Editura Universitatii "Transilvania" din Brasov, Brasov, Romania
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Pro Ligno, 2020, 16, 1, pp 36-45
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In order to maintain or improve the soil fertility of agricultural systems in Ngaoundere, an experiment on the decomposition of simple litters and mixtures of Harungana madagascariens, Vitelaria paradoxa and Syzygium guineense var. macrocarpum was conducted in a field using the litterbag method....

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Jacob, M. T.; Gregoire, B. N.; Pale, M.; Pélagie, D. N.; Adamou, I.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia
Citation
Journal of Degraded and Mining Lands Management, 2020, 7, 2, pp 2065-2073
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This investigation was conducted to evaluate the outcome of rice husk biochar on growth performance of moringa. The study was carried-out in a greenhouse for 52 days. Different rates of rice husk biochar (150 to 350 g) was mixed with 500 g of soil. A Randomized Complete Block Design (RCBD) with 3...

Author(s)
Abukaria, A.; Nasareb, N. I.
Publisher
Turkish Science and Technology, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Agriculture - Food Science and Technology, 2020, 8, 1, pp 13-17

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