Country: Italy

The study aimed at assessing the value and trade-offs of a number of ecosystem services associated to cork oak woodland management under different sylvicultural
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The aim of this trial was to : a) increase thermoregulation efficiency of beehives by using cork in the construction of hive walls, thus
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The aim is to determine different levels of sensitivity of different cultivars to the  chestnut gall wasp. Among the cultivars that have been evaluated
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Emilia Romagna is well known for some gastronomic excellences with European P.O.D. and P.G.I. labels, such as parmesan cheese and balsamic vinegar. However, many
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The main objective of the study is assessing the areas where Quercus suber (cork oak) seeds (acorns) should be collected, taking into account both
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The work analyses the multifunctionality of cork oak forests and the benefits in terms of ecosystem services (CICES 2018, MAES 2017) in Sardinia. Supply,
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The objective of the protocol is the adoption of a common standard for the description of pure or mixed stands with cork oaks for
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The aim is to provide a standard reference model to be used by public forest owners of cork oak woodlands to sell cork, both
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In Italy, the collection of truffles is considered a professional activity mainly for “males”. The “Lady Truffle” initiative, founded by Elisa Ioni, sales manager
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In the Modenese Apennine (Italy), since the interest towards traditional forest products (as firewood) is declining, also the active forest management is strongly decreasing,
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