Type: Practice

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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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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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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Silvo-pastoral systems are quite common in the Alentejo region of south Portugal. Bringing together economic profitability and ecological sustainability is challenging and requires a
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Reducing the amount of damages in the cork oak forest is very important in terms of the sustainability of this ecosystem. Although some of
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The success story of the company Santiago Perea S.L. in the processing of pine nuts  in Andalusia (Southern Spain) is presented here. The commitment
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The objective of this study is to establish a vigilance map to identify the areas where cork oak is adapted or inadapted to the
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The objective of this economic experience is to bring value to all the local chestnuts production in order to keep the maximum added value
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At a first glance, imported Asiatic and genuine Mediterranean pine nuts seem to be similar in size, colour and aspect. Cheaper Chinese chestnuts can
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This factsheet aims to highlight the interannual variation of the pine cone dimensions and present some factors that explain it, in order to contribute
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