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4. The Southern Krong Ana Watershed, Dak Lak Province, Vietnam: A Baseline Survey.

Author(s) : Vo Hung; Tuyet Hoa Niekdam; Nguyen Tien; Pham Tan Ha; Nguyen Minh Anh

Publisher : MRC-GTZ Cooperation Programme, Agriculture, Irrigation and Forestry Programme, Watershed Management Project (WSMP), Buon Ma Thuat, Vietnam

Book : The Southern Krong Ana Watershed, Dak Lak Province, Vietnam: A Baseline Survey 2006 pp.xi + 151 pp.

5. Development and application of a GIS-based sediment budget model.

Accelerated erosion and increased sediment yields resulting from changes in land use are a critical environmental problem. Resource managers and decision makers need spatially explicit tools to help them predict the changes in sediment production and delivery due to unpaved roads and other types of ...

Author(s) : Ramos-Scharrón, C. E.; MacDonald, L. H.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2007 Vol.84 No.2 pp.157-172 ref.many

7. Riparian zones increase regional species richness by harboring different, not more, species.

Riparian zones are habitats of critical conservation concern worldwide, as they are known to filter agricultural contaminants, buffer landscapes against erosion, and provide habitat for high numbers of species. Here we test the generality of the notion that riparian habitats harbour more species...

Author(s) : Sabo, J. L.; Sponseller, R.; Dixon, M.; Gade, K.; Harms, T.; Heffernan, J.; Jani, A.; Katz, G.; Soykan, C.; Watts, J.; Welter, J.

Publisher : Ecological Society of America, Washington, USA

Journal article : Ecology 2005 Vol.86 No.1 pp.56-62 ref.41

8. Falcataria moluccana, Molucca albizia, Fabaceae.

Falcataria moluccana has been widely planted throughout the world for ornament and reforestation. It was first introduced to Hawai'i in 1917 by Joseph Rock (Little and Skolmen 1989). In Hawai'i, F. moluccana has been planted by the hundreds of thousands for ornament and reforestation. Trees are...

Author(s) : Starr, F.; Starr, K.; Loope, L.

Miscellaneous : Falcataria moluccana, Molucca albizia, Fabaceae 2003

9. Plantation forestry in the tropics: the role, silviculture, and use of planted forests for industrial, social, environmental, and agroforestry purposes.

An overview of the silvicultural, social, and ecological aspects of plantation forestry in the tropics is presented, drawing examples from industrial plantations, rural development plantings, and tree planting for rehabilitation of degraded forests in Africa, Latin America, Asia, and the Pacific....

Author(s) : Evans, J.; Turnbull, J. W.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Book : Plantation forestry in the tropics: the role, silviculture, and use of planted forests for industrial, social, environmental, and agroforestry purposes 2004 No.3. ed. pp.480 pp.

10. Cyttaria berteroi. [Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria].

A description is provided for Cyttaria berteroi. Information is included on the disease caused by the organism, its transmission, geographical distribution, and hosts. DISEASE: A highly evolved and highly specific obligate parasite causing often spectacular cankers only on branches of Nothofagus...

Author(s) : Gamundí, I. J.; Minter, D. W.

Publisher : CAB International, Wallingford, UK

Miscellaneous : IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria 2004 No.No. 160 pp.Sheet 1591 ref.13

12. Use of native tree species by an Hispanic community in Panama.

The use of plants collected in the wild was studied in a non-indigenous (Hispanic) farming community, located outside the forest in the Las Pavas region of central Panama. Villagers reported use of 119 non-cultivated plant species, including 108 tree species, 3 shrubs, 2 herbs, 4 lianas, and 2...

Author(s) : Aguilar, S.; Condit, R.

Journal article : Economic Botany 2001 Vol.55 No.2 pp.223-235 ref.52

13. Propagation of two miombo woodland trees by leafy stem cuttings obtained from seedlings.

The rooting ability of leafy stem cuttings harvested from 4- to 5-month-old seedlings of 2 woodland species (Brachystegia spiciformis and Pterocarpus angolensis) from east and southern Africa was tested in low-technology, non-mist propagators suitable for the rural tropics. Both species were...

Author(s) : Magingo, F. S. S.; McP. Dick, J.

Journal article : Agroforestry Systems (Netherlands) 2001 Vol.51 No.1 pp.49-55 ref.21

16. Assessment of efficiency of vegetative barriers as soil conservation systems on steep lands.

Soil conservation trials were conducted on an Aquic Paleudult soil at Bajo Seco, Distrito Federal, Venezuela, to examine the effectiveness of different vegetation barriers on slopes of 15-20% cultivated with carrot. Barrier plant species included: vetiver grass (Vetiveria zizanioides), Guatemala...

Foreign Title :Evaluación de la eficiencia de barreras vivas como sistemas de conservación de suelos en ladera.

Author(s) : Andrade B, O. del C.; Rodrí; guez P, O. S.

Journal article : Bioagro 2002 Vol.14 No.3 pp.123-133 ref.29

17. Hedges are making a come-back.

A short review of the roles which hedges perform: from nature conservation and protection, to soil erosion control, amelioration of microclimate, and the provision of fuelwood for local consumption. Some advice for the planning of new hedges and the maintenance of established or degraded hedgerows...

Foreign Title :La rivincita della siepe.

Author(s) : Reichelt, H.

Journal article : Mondo Macchina 1999 Vol.8 No.5 pp.54-56

18. Techniques and materials adopted in environmental restoration.

A summary description of conditions and possible technical solutions (listing advantages and disadvantages) which may be carried out in order to restore vegetation cover in disturbed environments.

Foreign Title :Tecniche e interventi di ripristino ambientale.

Author(s) : Vestrucci, S.; Brunori, A.

Journal article : Sherwood - Foreste ed Alberi Oggi 1999 Vol.5 No.8 pp.33-40 ref.5

21. Experiences of rehabilitation of tree stands damaged by gas leaks.

Different ways of reducing damage are described, including plugging the leak by relining.

Foreign Title :Erfahrungen zur Sanierung von erdgasbelasteten Baumstandorten.

Author(s) : Krüger, G.; Balder, H.; Noé, H.

Journal article : Gesunde Pflanzen 1999 Vol.51 No.6 pp.176-181 ref.7

22. The future for forests in heavily polluted regions.

Air pollution has caused the degradation or loss of forests in several heavily polluted regions. In North America and Western Europe, badly affected areas are now being reclaimed. In Eastern Europe and Russia, problems continue, and affected areas are increasing. The experience gained from...

Author(s) : Innes, J. L.; Oleksyn, J.

Publisher : CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK

Book chapter : Forest dynamics in heavily polluted regions. Report No. 1 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change. 2000 pp.231-237 ref.22

24. When is a landscape natural?

The image of the primeval (pre-European) forest as a cultural landscape in North America is challenged, and a better understanding of man's historical relationship to the land suggested as an aid to land stewardship and restoration.

Author(s) : MacCleery, D. W.

Journal article : Forest History Today 1998 No.No. 1998 pp.39-41

25. Hedges and landscape ecology.

Foreign Title :Siepi ed ecologia del paesaggio.

Author(s) : Franco, D.

Journal article : Genio Rurale 1998 Vol.61 No.3 pp.13-20 ref.48