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Challenges and future directions in urban afforestation.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Oldfield, E. E. & Warren, R. J. & Felson, A. J. & Bradford, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mature urban trees improve air quality, reduce storm water run-off and sequester carbon. Municipal agencies establish forests of native juvenile trees...

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Mixed afforestation of young subtropical trees promotes nitrogen acquisition and retention.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Lang, A. C. & Oheimb, G. von & Scherer-Lorenzen, M. & Yang Bo & Trogisch, S. & Bruelheide, H. & Ma KePing & Härdtle, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Afforestation is globally increasing to produce timber and pulp wood, but also to enhance ecosystem services such as carbon sequestration, nutrient re...

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How do soil properties influence carbon storage and sequestration in newly established woodland across the UK?

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this review is to synthesize the current evidence on how pre-afforestation soil properties can impact the carbon balance of an area of wood...

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Impact of China's Grain for Green Project on the landscape of vulnerable arid and semi-arid agricultural regions: a case study in northern Shaanxi Province.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Cao ShiXiong & Chen Li & Yu XinXiao

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

China's Grain for Green Project is a rapid landscape-scale shift in ground cover and land use with significant implications for biodiversity. From 199...

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The decline of the raven, Corvus corax, in relation to afforestation in southern Scotland and northern England.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Marquiss, M. & Newton, I. & Ratcliffe, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The known population of ravens in 1946-1960 has greatly declined. The decline is related to the increase in afforestation, which has reduced the area ...

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Distribution and breeding of red kites Milvus milvus in relation to afforestation and other land-use in Wales.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Newton, I. & Davis, P. E. & Moss, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Between 1946 and 1993, the numbers of territorial red kites, which form an isolated relict population in central Wales, increased from seven pairs to ...

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Breeding bird communities in pine plantations of the Spanish plateaux: biogeography, landscape and vegetation effects.

Published online: 19 Mar 1999

Authors: Díaz, M. & Carbonell, R. & Santos, T. & Tellería, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A study was conducted during 1994 at 2 locations (near Carpio del Campo in the northern Spanish plateau and San Clemente in the southern plateau), to ...

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Some effects of afforestation on the flora and fauna of an upland sheepwalk during 12 years after planting.

Published online: 16 Dec 1989

Authors: Sykes, J. M. & Lowe, V. P. W. & Briggs, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

On an area of 139 ha in Cumbria, UK, planted in 1972 with Picea sitchensis, Tsuga heterophylla, Larix leptolepis, L. × eurolepis and some exotic shrub...

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The effects of afforestation on upland plant communities: an application of the British National Vegetation Classification.

Published online: 22 Jun 1994

Authors: Wallace, H. L. & Good, J. E. G. & Williams, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British National Vegetation Classification (NVC) was used to describe the vegetation of a 49 000 ha conifer (Picea abies, P. sitchensis) plantatio...

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Forestry for a low-carbon future: integrating forests and wood products in climate change strategies.

Published online: 19 Oct 2016

Content type: Bulletin

Following the introduction, Chapter 2 provides an overview of mitigation in the forest sector, addressing the handling of forests under UNFCCC. Chapte...

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