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1. Variation in estimates of heat-related mortality reduction due to tree cover in U.S. cities.

Heat-related mortality is one of the leading causes of weather-related deaths in the United States. With changing climates and an aging population, effective adaptive strategies to address public health and environmental justice issues associated with extreme heat will be increasingly important....

Author(s) : Sinha, P.; Coville, R. C.; Hirabayashi, S.; Lim, B.; Endreny, T. A.; Nowak, D. J.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301

2. Genetic diversity and population structure of Chionanthus virginicus.

The genus Chionanthus, known as fringetrees, is a member of the olive family (Oleaceae). Chionanthus virginicus is an understory tree or shrub with a wide range in forests of the eastern United States and is used as an ornamental tree that is known to be free of insects and disease in the wild. The ...

Author(s) : Wadl, P. A.; Rinehart, T. A.; Olsen, R. T.; Waldo, B. D.; Kirkbride, J. H., Jr.

Publisher : American Society for Horticultural Science, Alexandria, USA

Journal article : Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 2022 Vol.147 No.1 pp.62-69 ref.many

3. Quantifying the stormwater runoff volume reduction benefits of urban street tree canopy.

Trees in the urban right-of-way areas have increasingly been considered part of a suite of green infrastructure practices used to manage stormwater runoff. A paired-catchment experimental design (with street tree removal as the treatment) was used to assess how street trees affect major hydrologic...

Author(s) : Selbig, W. R.; Loheide, S. P., II; Shuster, W.; Scharenbroch, B. C.; Coville, R. C.; Kruegler, J.; Avery, W.; Haefner, R.; Nowak, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.806 No.Part 3 ref.26

4. Monitoring nitrogen variability in two Mediterranean ornamental shrubs through proximal fluorescence-based sensors at leaf and canopy level.

Over - fertilization is one of the most relevant issues affecting container-grown nursery plants. The massive application of chemicals results in severe pollution due to nitrogen (N) leaching, and leads to the production of unhealthy plants sensitive to fungal diseases and insect attacks that...

Author(s) : Tuccio, L.; Massa, D.; Cacini, S.; Iovieno, P.; Agati, G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.294 ref.37

5. Is urban green space associated with lower mental healthcare expenditure?

Introduction: While the evidence of mental health benefits from investing in green space accumulates, claims of reduced healthcare expenditure are rarely supported by evidence from analyses of actual healthcare data. Additionally, the question of 'who pays?' has been ignored. We addressed these...

Author(s) : Astell-Burt, T.; Navakatikyan, M.; Eckermann, S.; Hackett, M.; Feng XiaoQi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Social Science & Medicine 2022 Vol.292 ref.many

6. Environmental control on transpiration and its cooling effect of Ficus concinna in a subtropical city Shenzhen, southern China.

Climate models predict rising temperatures and more frequent and prolonged urban heat islands (UHI) in southern China. The urban vegetations have become a focal point to mitigate the detrimental effects of UHI and to provide cooling through transpiration. However, transpiration in trees such as ...

Author(s) : Hayat, M.; Xiang Jiao; Yan ChunHua; Xiong BoWen; Wang Bei; Qin LongJun; Sajjad Saeed; Hussain, A.; Zou ZhenDong; Qiu GuoYu

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2022 Vol.312 ref.85

7. Transcriptome-wide identification and characterization of microRNAs and their targets in a highly adaptable conifer Platycladus orientalis.

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short noncoding RNAs (20-25 nucleotides) that regulate gene expression posttranscriptionally. However, identification and characterization of miRNAs remain limited for conifer species. In this study, we applied transcriptome-wide miRNAs sequencing to a conifer species ...

Author(s) : Yang Ying; Hu XianGe; Zheng BingSong; Li Yue; Wang TongLi; Sharma, A.; Yuan HuWei; Mao JianFeng

Publisher : American Society for Horticultural Science, Alexandria, USA

Journal article : Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 2022 Vol.147 No.1 pp.7-17 ref.many

8. Associations of residential walkability and greenness with arterial stiffness in the UK biobank.

Background: Arterial stiffness is a key non-invasive marker of early vascular ageing, however, little is known of its associations with urban built environment. We examined the associations of objectively-measured residential walkability and greenness with arterial stiffness in a large UK-wide...

Author(s) : Lai KaYan; Kumari, S.; Gallacher, J.; Webster, C.; Sarkar, C.

Publisher : Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Environment International 2022 Vol.158 ref.68

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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

15. 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

16. 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

17. 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

18. 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

19. 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

20. 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

21. 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

22. 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

23. 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

24. 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

25. 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