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1. Energy efficiency of timber transport by trucks on hilly and mountainous forest roads.

Timber transport by forest truck represents one of the largest energy consumers in the whole timber supply chain. Previous studies suggest that forest trucks spend as much as 14% of time driving on the primary forest roads, and that they consume a significant amount of energy in their total driving ...

Author(s) : Pandur, Z.; Nevečerel, H.; Šušnjar, M.; Bačić, M.; Lepoglavec, K.

Publisher : AVES Publishing, Istanbul, Turkey

Journal article : FORESTIST 2022 Vol.72 No.1 pp.20-28 ref.31

2. Inaccuracies in the reporting of volume and monetary value of large-scale rosewood seizures.

It is increasingly realised that for a proper understanding of the illegal aspects of the international timber trade sound data on seizures is needed. Their value, however, may be greatly diminished in the absence of accurate reporting. International trade in rosewood is regulated through CITES,...

Author(s) : Nijman, V.; Siriwat, P.; Shepherd, C. R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.134

3. Logging and wildfire limit the distribution of a vulnerable arboreal mammal.

Habitat loss and degradation are two of the greatest threats to biodiversity conservation globally. In Australia, the incidence of wildfire and native forest logging contribute substantially to these processes and have been linked to reduced species diversity and abundance. Arboreal species such as ...

Author(s) : Lefoe, M.; Rendall, A. R.; McKinnon, F.; Whisson, D. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.503

4. Post-logging effects on nest predation and avian predator assemblages in a subtropical forest.

Logging represents one of the main threats to bird populations breeding in subtropical forests because the resulting changes in forest structure influence nesting sites and predator-prey interactions. Nest site selection in birds is critical to their survival and reproductive success, because site...

Author(s) : Tallei, E.; Rivera, L.; Schaaf, A.; Scheffer, M.; Politi, N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.505 ref.99

5. Aspiration systems at woodworking plants. key mistakes in design and assembly.

The design and installation of aspiration systems is a specific and rather complicated task, in the solution of which inaccurate calculations and errors in the selection and installation of equipment are undesirable and fraught. Therefore, professionals with extensive experience should be engaged...

Author(s) : Panyushkin, D.; Paderin, V.

Publisher : LespromInform, St. Petersburg, Russia

Journal article : LespromInform 2021 No.5 pp.86-90

6. Evaluation of forest road damages using return periods caused by heavy rains in Kanuma and Nikko cities of Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

This study analyzed the damage to three forest roads in September 2015 and October 2019. Precipitation data from the nearest Automated Meteorological Data Acquisition System (AMeDAS) stations were analyzed as return periods of the annual maximum hourly and daily rainfall intensity, soil water...

Author(s) : Aruga, K.; Sekiguchi, T.; Sato, T.; Shuin, Y.

Publisher : AVES Publishing, Istanbul, Turkey

Journal article : FORESTIST 2022 Vol.72 No.1 pp.29-40 ref.29

7. Impacts of selective logging on haemosporidian infection and physiological correlates in tropical birds.

Tropical forest degradation affects host-parasite interactions, determining the probability of animals acquiring an infection. The activation of an immune response to fight off infections requires energy and other resources such as antioxidants which may be redirected from growth and reproduction....

Author(s) : Messina, S.; Edwards, D. P.; Houtte, N. van; Tomassi, S.; Suzan Benedick; Eens, M.; Costantini, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal for Parasitology 2022 Vol.52 No.1 pp.87-96 ref.94

8. Improving forest management by implementing best suitable timber harvesting methods.

Efficient forest operations are required for the provision of biodiversity and numerous ecosystem services, such as wood production, carbon sequestration, protection against natural hazards and recreation. In numerous countries, under difficult terrain conditions, the costs of forest management and ...

Author(s) : Bont, L. G.; Fraefel, M.; Frutig, F.; Holm, S.; Ginzler, C.; Fischer, C.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.302 No.Part B ref.83

9. Light-colored lignin isolated from poplar by ultrasound-assisted ethanol extraction: structural features and anti-ultraviolet and anti-oxidation activities.

Ethanol extraction of lignocellulosic biomass under mild conditions has re-attracted considerable attention since a light-colored lignin with low molecular weight can be obtained. Unfortunately, the yield of isolated lignin for the ethanol extraction process is very limited. To enhance the...

Author(s) : Su XiuRu; Fu YingJuan; Shao Zhiyong; Qin MengHua; Li XiaoLiang; Zhang FengShan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.47

10. Single-tree salvage logging as a response to Alaska yellow-cedar climate-induced mortality maintains ecological integrity with limited economic returns.

Cost-benefit analyses of salvage logging have generally focused on large-scale, landscape disturbances salvaged at high intensity, and there is limited research on the ecological and economic outcomes of low-intensity salvage implemented for the benefit of forest-dependent communities. Here, we...

Author(s) : Bisbing, S. M.; Buma, B. J.; Naald, B. vander; Bidlack, A. L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.503

11. Local and sub-basin effects of timber harvests on stream macroinvertebrates in Hinkle Creek watershed.

We studied the impacts of clear cut timber harvest over six-years, focusing on aquatic macroinvertebrate response using a BACI design. Data were collected before and after logging throughout a stream network to examine both local and downstream effects of upstream treatments. Sites were located in...

Author(s) : Gerth, W.; Li, J. L.; Driesche, R. van; Sobota, J.; Murphy, C. A.; Ganio, L.; Skaugset, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Forest Ecology and Management 2022 Vol.505 ref.45

12. Technical solutions of forest machine hybridization.

The paper deals with the characteristics of three different types of power train hybridization of forest logging machines and with the benefits of reducing environmental impacts by comparing new technology with more conventional, older technology. New hybridization options that could be implemented ...

Author(s) : Mergl, V.; Pandur, Z.; Klepárník, J.; Kopseak, H.; Bačić, M.; Šušnjar, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.52

13. Drying kinetics of Hyptis suaveolens sheets.

Hyptis suaveolens (L.) Poit. it is an annual herb that belongs to the Lamiaceae family, with rigid and aggressive nature and it may reach 2.5 m tall, it has good features for medicinal application, with different parts of the plant being used in folk medicine in many regions of the country. Due to...

Foreign Title :Cinética de secagem das folhas de Hyptis suaveolens.

Author(s) : Alves, J. J. L.; Resende, O.; Oliveira, D. E. C. de; Branquinho, N. A. de A.

Publisher : Fundação do Instituto de Biociências, Botucatu, Brazil

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Plantas Medicinais 2021 Vol.19 No.2 pp.168-176 ref.30

14. In vitro impact preliminary assessment of airborne particulate from metalworking and woodworking industries.

Inhalation is the main route of exposure to airborne pollutants. To evaluate the safety and assess the risks of occupational hazards different testing approaches are used. 3D airway epithelial tissues allow to mimic exposure conditions in vitro, generates human-relevant toxicology data, allows to...

Author(s) : Pavlovska, I.; Ramata-Stunda, A.; Martinsone, Z.; Boroduskis, M.; Patetko, L.; Martinsone, I.; Seile, A.; Vanadzins, I.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, London, UK

Journal article : Scientific Reports 2021 Vol.11 No.10 ref.40

15. Improvement of panel edge sealing quality during trimming using statistical process control technology.

Sealing edge is an indispensable working procedure in the production of panel furniture. The key to enhance the overall edge sealing quality of panel is to improve the edge trimming performance. The traditional edge trimming quality control improvement depends on the edge sealing machine operator...

Author(s) : Lou QiaoLian; Hao JingXin; Wu XinFeng; Nie XinLei; Sun DeLin

Publisher : Journal of Forestry Engineering, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Journal of Forestry Engineering 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.171-177 ref.10

16. An analysis of South African sawmilling competitiveness.

The South African sawn timber market supply and demand are in equilibrium and significantly associated with the local residential construction market. During the great financial crisis (GFC), the local residential construction market contracted. This caused a reduction in sawn timber demand, price...

Author(s) : Grobbelaar, S.; Visser, J. K.

Publisher : NISC - Taylor & Francis, Grahamstown, South Africa

Journal article : Southern Forests: a Journal of Forest Science 2021 Vol.83 No.1 pp.28-37 ref.31

17. Structure-from-motion photogrammetry as a tool for harvest residue pile measurement.

The issue of harvest residue management has been brought to the forefront of public knowledge after recent storms. Key to managing residue piles is the ability to measure them in a repeatable manner. This work aims to evaluate the method of Structure-from- Motion (SfM) photogrammetry for...

Author(s) : Riedinger, L.; Harvey, C.

Publisher : New Zealand Institute of Forestry, Wellington, New Zealand

Journal article : New Zealand Journal of Forestry 2021 Vol.65 No.4 pp.6-11

18. Driving speed influence on operator vibration exposure in forwarding operations.

Mechanized forest works, especially cut-to-length operations, have spread widely over the last decades. Operation of harvesters and forwarders is related with increased productivity compared with manual cutting, generally better working conditions for operators, but it also might have some negative ...

Author(s) : Vasiliauskas, G.; Butkus, R.; Zinkevicius, R.

Publisher : Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia

Conference paper : Proceedings of 20th International Scientific Conference "Engineering for Rural Development", Jelgava, Latvia, 26-28 May 2021 2021 pp.1789-1794 ref.11

19. Forest machinery fires: trends in New Zealand forest harvesting sector.

Fires in forest machines are typically catastrophic in terms of machine destruction and can develop rapidly to be a risk to the machine operator. They are an issue worldwide and there can be larger consequences such as starting a major forest fire. This paper describes trends in machine fire...

Author(s) : Rien, V.; Samuel, L. M.; Obi, O. F.

Publisher : Hrvatske Šume, Zagreb, Croatia

Journal article : Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering 2021 Vol.42 No.2 pp.283-290 ref.44

20. Natural recovery of skid trails: a review.

In recent years, the study of skid trail recovery processes has gained momentum. In this review, 121 studies on various aspects of skid trail recovery were evaluated to determine when, where, and how the dominant factors that influence the process of recuperation occur. These studies were located...

Author(s) : Dearmond, D.; Ferraz, J. B. S.; Higuchi, N.

Publisher : NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada

Journal article : Canadian Journal of Forest Research 2021 Vol.51 No.7 pp.948-961 ref.257

21. Clearcutting and selective logging have inconsistent effects on liana diversity and abundance but not on liana-tree interaction networks.

Understanding the effects of forest management on lianas and their interaction with trees is an important step toward effective forest management. Our study therefore aimed at quantifying the patterns of liana diversity and abundance, and liana-tree interaction network structure in response to...

Author(s) : Addo-Fordjour, P.; Afram, I. S.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Biotropica 2021 Vol.53 No.2 pp.442-452

22. Are wide but selectively logged buffer strips better than narrow ones?

The microclimate of streamside habitats are protected from the effects of logging with buffer strips of retained trees. However, these buffer strips are often narrow due to their financial loss. Wider, selectively logged buffers might protect the microclimate while providing the same economic...

Author(s) : Berrigan, A.; Halme, P.; Peura, M.; Oldén, A.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 2021 Vol.36 No.2/3 pp.177-187 ref.44

23. Thermal performance and economic analysis of an indirect solar dryer of wood integrated with packed-bed thermal energy storage system: a case study of solar thermal applications.

The present work is aimed at investigating the thermal performance and the economic feasibility of an indirect solar dryer of wood integrated with thermal energy storage system. The proposed dryer system is composed of a drying chamber, a solar air collector and a packed-bed energy storage (PBES)...

Author(s) : Lamrani, B.; Draoui, A.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA

Journal article : Drying Technology 2021 Vol.39 No.10 pp.1371-1388 ref.46

24. Influence of radial force and rake angle on ring debarking efficiency of frozen and unfrozen black spruce logs.

The effects of the radial force applied by a ring tip debarker and the rake angle on debarking quality of frozen and unfrozen black spruce logs were studied. A one-arm ring debarker prototype was built, which controlled the radial force, the rake angle, and the cutting and feed speeds. The...

Author(s) : Kharrat, W.; Hernández, R. E.; Cáceres, C. B.; Blais, C.

Publisher : Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 2021 Vol.79 No.3 pp.629-643 ref.many

25. Generalized cutting force model for peripheral milling of wood, based on the effect of density, uncut chip cross section, grain orientation and tool Helix angle.

The influence of the grain angle on the cutting force when milling wood is not yet detailed, apart from particular cases (end-grain, parallel to the grain, or in some rare cases 45°-cut). Thus, setting-up wood machining operations with complex paths still relies mainly on the experience of the...

Author(s) : Curti, R.; Marcon, B.; Denaud, L.; Togni, M.; Furferi, R.; Goli, G.

Publisher : Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Journal article : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 2021 Vol.79 No.3 pp.667-678 ref.24