Position In The Value Chain: Forestry

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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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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Evaluate the influence of tree size, stand characteristics, debarking coefficients and climatic variables on cork thickness and its evolution between consecutive cork extraction operations,
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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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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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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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