Factsheet Category: Wild Nuts & Berries

The mobile app Vigil’Encre enables citizens to detect the chestnut ink disease (CID) – the most damaging disease for chestnut trees. Vigil’Encre applies a
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The forest area of stone pine, Pinus pinea, has increased significantly in Portugal in the last 30 years, following the same trend of other
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Aleppo pine seeds (commonly called Zgougou) derive all their originality and nobility from the fact that they are consumed by Tunisians as part of
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The main objective of the Mesa del Castaño del Bierzo (Regional Chestnut Round Table) is to improve the economic performance of chestnut cultivation and
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The Dryocosmus kuriphilus insect, chestnut gall wasp, introduced in Portugal in 2014, represents a serious threat to the national production of chestnuts. Over the
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In addition to their traditional local use in human and animal food, the fruits of the carob tree have a high commercial value in industrial
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Solve the problem of the fragility of oak acorns used for reforestation and animal feed by improving the process of their conservation for a
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The objective of the present study is to better understand the relationship between tree characteristics and cone production of Mediterranean stone pine. This was
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There are several requirements and experiences for a successfull graft, that are reviewed in the following from a practical point of view.In coastal regions
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Rational fertilization can improve tree health, growth and potentially benefit pine cone and pine nut production. The reduction of forest exploitation costs without neglecting
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