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1. A multi-objective decision support framework to prioritize tree planting locations in urban areas.

With tree planting initiatives being undertaken in different cities, careful thought needs to be put into the placement of trees, the beneficiaries of ecosystem services from these trees, and the potential impacts of alternative tree planting schemes. Using a spatially explicit methodology within...

Author(s) : Nyelele, C.; Kroll, C. N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Landscape and Urban Planning 2021 Vol.214

2. Impacts of coexisting buildings and trees on the performance of rooftop wind turbines: an idealized numerical study.

In response to the rapid growth of energy consumption in urban cities, rooftop wind turbines (RWT) have emerged as a powerful technique for providing sustainable energy and strategically minimizing the carbon footprint of buildings. However, significant knowledge gaps exist regarding how RWT...

Author(s) : Fan XianTao; Ge MingWei; Tan Wei; Li Qi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Renewable Energy 2021 Vol.177 pp.164-180

3. Identifying the stimulus of visual perception based on eye-tracking in urban parks: case study of Mellat park in Tehran.

Urban parks that provide the context for relationships between people and nature could be good cases for studies and analysis of visual perception in the everyday landscape. The main goal of the research is to evaluate the people's attention to the primary factors and landscape elements in urban...

Author(s) : Gholami, Y.; Taghvaei, S. H.; Norouzian-Maleki, S.; Sepehr, R. M.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Journal of Forest Research 2021 Vol.26 No.2 pp.91-100 ref.42

4. Self-organizing deep learning (SO-UNet)-a novel framework to classify urban and peri-urban forests.

Forest-type classification is a very complex and difficult subject. The complexity increases with urban and peri-urban forests because of the variety of features that exist in remote sensing images. The success of forest management that includes forest preservation depends strongly on the accuracy...

Author(s) : Awad, M. M.; Lauteri, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.32

5. Connectedness to nature and the conservation of the urban ecosystem: perspectives from the valuation of urban forests.

"Connectedness to nature" refers to an individual's sense of relatedness to nature, and has been extensively employed in analyzing the human-nature relationship. This study examines how connectedness to nature relates to environmental conservation, demonstrating that strong connectedness to nature...

Author(s) : Sato, M.; Aoshima, I.; Chang YoungHo

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2021 Vol.125

6. Urban green spaces and housing prices in developing countries: a two-stage quantile spatial regression analysis.

Urban Green Spaces (UGS) provide various environmental benefits to nature and are essential for people's overall well-being. UGS regulate temperature and humidity, absorb pollutants, and reduce soil erosion. Also, they improve the emotional and physical well-being of people and increase the...

Author(s) : Zambrano-Monserrate, M. A.; Ruano, M. A.; Yoong-Parraga, C.; Silva, C. A.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2021 Vol.125

7. Designating National Forest Cities in China: does the policy improve the urban living environment?

Urban green space improves people's living environment in cities. The Chinese government has been designating National Forest Cities (NFC) for almost two decades. By taking advantage of a large panel dataset of 265 cities from 2013 to 2017 and appropriate econometric methods, we evaluate the...

Author(s) : Zhang YingJie; Zhang TianZheng; Zeng YingXiang; Cheng BaoDong; Li HongXun

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2021 Vol.125

8. Characterization of the chloroplast genome of Lagerstroemia villosa Wall. ex Kurz. (Lagerstroemia, Lythraceae).

Lagerstroemia villosa is a kind of ornamental tree with surprising potential for applying in the landscape. We characterized the complete chloroplast genome of this scarce species and analyzed its phylogeny within Lythraceae. The result showed that the genome possessed a typical quadripartite...

Author(s) : Wang Jie; Wu ZhiQiang; Ma Li; Gu CuiHua

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.19-20 ref.13

9. The complete chloroplast genome of Prunus japonica Thunb.(Rosaceae), an ornamental and medicinal plant.

Prunus japonica is an ornamental and medicinal plant that is widely cultivated. The complete chloroplast genome of P. japonica was sequenced using Illumina Hiseq X Ten platform. The chloroplast genome was 158,080 bp in length, containing two short inverted repeat (IRa and IRb) regions of 26,385 bp, ...

Author(s) : Mu Jing; Zhao YuYang; He YaLi; Sun JiaHui; Yuan QingJun

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.112-114 ref.11

10. The complete plastid genome of Phoenix canariensis Chabaud (Arecaceae) and phylogenetic analysis.

Phoenix canariensis Chabaud is a vital ornamental and widely planted in the urban landscape of China. In this study, we reported the complete chloroplast genome (cpDNA) of P. canariensis, which is 158,477 bp in length, including a large single copy region (LSC) of 86,189 bp, a small single copy...

Author(s) : Zou BoWen; Long WanWan; He Li; Wu Yang

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.140-142 ref.13

11. Complete chloroplast genome sequence of Camellia rhytidophylla, comparative and phylogenetic analysis.

Camellia rhytidophylla is an endangered plant with economic value. Using Illumina sequencing, the chloroplast genome of C. rhytidophylla was sequenced and analyzed in this study. The complete chloroplast genome is 157,073 bp in length, which consisted of a pair of inverted repeat regions of 26,055...

Author(s) : Liu XiaoFei; Sun YingBo; Huang LiLi; Xu YeChun; Zhao ChaoYi; Yu Bo

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.161-163 ref.13

12. The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Davidia involucrata.

Davidia involucrata Baill. is a kind of tertiary paleotropical plant floristic relic species unique to China. This rare plant is disappearing due to poor adaptability and serious poaching. Davidia involucrata has been listed as a national first-level protected wild plant, a unique genus plant...

Author(s) : Ang Li; Zhe Hou

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.171-173 ref.8

13. The complete chloroplast genome sequence and phylogenetic analysis of Ilex 'Beryl', a hybrid of Ilex cornuta × Ilex latifolia (Aquifoliaceae).

Ilex 'Beryl' is an ornamental and ecological tree widespread in southeastern China. In this study, the complete chloroplast (cp) genome of Ilex 'Beryl' was assembled and characterized to investigate its phylogenetic relationship. The entire cp genome of 'Beryl' was a typical quadripartite structure ...

Author(s) : Zhang Fan; Chen Hong; Zhou YanWei; Li NaiWei; Chong XinRan; Li YunLong; Lu XiaoQing; Wang ChuanYong

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.227-228 ref.8

14. The complete chloroplast genome of Ilex 'Tall Boy', Ilex aquifolium × Ilex latifolia (Aquifoliaceae).

Thecomplete chloroplast (cp) genome of Ilex 'Tall Boy', an important economic plant with ornamental and ecological values, was sequenced to investigate its phylogenetic relationship. The entire cp genome of 'Tall Boy' was 157,527 bp in length with 37.65% overall GC content, including a large...

Author(s) : Zhang Fan; Zhou YanWei; Chen Hong; Li NaiWei; Wang ChuanYong; Lu XiaoQing; Li YunLong

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2021 Vol.6 No.1 pp.229-230 ref.9

15. The complete chloroplast genome sequence of Styrax agrestis (Lour.) G. Don (Styracaceae).

Styrax agrestis (Lour.) G. Don, is a deciduous species of Styracaceae with beautiful shape, drooping flowers, and blooming like snow. Here, we characterized the complete chloroplast (cp) genome of S. agrestis using next generation sequencing. The circular complete cp genome of S. agrestis is...

Author(s) : Wang HongChao; Zhang YaoQin; Tong LiLi; Tian YuKun; Jiang XiaoYu; Xu XiaoGang

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Mitochondrial DNA Part B 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.774-775 ref.6

16. Planning strategy for the reduction of runoff using urban green space.

Urban green space plays an important role in treating stormwater. In a highly dense urban environment, it is difficult to create large areas of green space. To utilize green space in urban areas effectively, locating an effective green space type is important. In this study, we examined the effect...

Author(s) : Yang ByungSun; Lee DongKun

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.4 ref.30

17. Damage of Acalolepta nivosa (White, 1858) (Lamiinae: Cerambycidae) on Nerium oleander (Apocynaceae).

Author(s) : Chitra, N.; Shanmugam, P. S.

Publisher : Special Insect Interest Group, Bengaluru, India

Journal article : Insect Environment 2021 Vol.24 No.1 pp.117-118 ref.5

18. Qualitative and quantitative indicators of foliar mass of woody plants in urban greenspaces according to the level of air pollution.

The purpose of this study is to conduct a comparative analysis of the leaf fall timing and parameters of fluctuating leaf asymmetry among two commonly used plant species for street landscaping in Detroit city, namely, American elm and American ash. The study was completed between summer and fall...

Author(s) : Lu Mei

Publisher : IOS Press, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Asian Journal of Water, Environment and Pollution 2021 Vol.18 No.3 pp.11-19

19. Are street tree inequalities growing or diminishing over time? The inequity remediation potential of the MillionTreesNYC initiative.

Most street tree inequality studies focus on examining tree abundance at single time point, while overlooking inequality dynamics measured based on a complete set of tree measures. Whether the severities of street tree inequalities vary with different tree structure measures, whether street tree...

Author(s) : Lin Jian; Wang Qiang

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2021 Vol.285

20. Five TPSs are responsible for volatile terpenoid biosynthesis in Albizia julibrissin.

Silk tree, Albizia julibrissin Duraz, is an old ornamental plant and extensively cultivated in Asia. Previous works have discovered that the terpenoids were the dominating compounds in the floral VOC of A. julibrissin, however the biosynthesis of these terpenoids was poorly understood so far. Here, ...

Author(s) : Liu GuanHua; Yang Mei; Yang XueMin; Ma XiaoYing; Fu JianYu

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Journal of Plant Physiology 2021 Vol.258/259

21. Citizens' preference and perception of street trees of main boulevards in Busan, South Korea.

Street tree species are selected mainly based on functional utility. This selection practice results in effective management. If the value of street trees as perceived by citizens is added to the existing selection criteria, satisfaction will be improved in addition to effective management. This...

Author(s) : Kim SangSeup; Lee JaeSong; Lee DongHak; Choi Yeol

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.6 ref.62

22. Identifying streetscape features using VHR imagery and deep learning applications.

Deep Learning (DL) based identification and detection of elements in urban spaces through Earth Observation (EO) datasets have been widely researched and discussed. Such studies have developed state-of-the-art methods to map urban features like building footprint or roads in detail. This study...

Author(s) : Verma, D.; Mumm, O.; Carlow, V. M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Remote Sensing 2021 Vol.13 No.17 ref.72

23. Dry deposition of particulate matter and its associated soluble ions on five broadleaved species in Taichung, central Taiwan.

Many studies have estimated particulate matter (PM) removal by urban trees using dry deposition models; however, few studies have quantified the accuracy of their results. Thus, this study investigated the dry deposition of PM and its associated soluble ions in five broadleaved species in three...

Author(s) : Su TzuHao; Lin ChinSheng; Lin JiunnCheng; Liu ChiungPin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2021 Vol.753

24. Comparative analysis of candidate genes for multi-season flowering in two varieties of sweet osmanthus.

Multi-season flowering is one of the most important traits of ornamental plants. In this study, the multi-season flowering candidate genes APETALA1 (AP1) and TERMINAL FLOWER1 (TFL1) in the multi-season flowering 'Sijigui' variety and autumn flowering 'Jingui' variety were compared and analyzed. Two ...

Author(s) : Yang Jing; Wang Shuai; Xia HeXiao; Guo Peng; Wang YiHan; Shang FuDe; Li Yong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2021 Vol.285

25. A systematic review of the leaf traits considered to contribute to removal of airborne particulate matter pollution in urban areas.

Global urban planning has promoted green infrastructure (GI) such as street trees, shrubs or other greenspace in order to mitigate air pollution. Although considerable attention has been paid to understanding particulate matter (PM) deposition on GI, there has been little focus on identifying which ...

Author(s) : Corada, K.; Woodward, H.; Alaraj, H.; Collins, C. M.; Nazelle, A. de

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environmental Pollution 2021 Vol.269