Position In The Value Chain: Harvesting

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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This factsheet aims to present the mechanical harvesting option and the productivity monitorization done in umbrella pine stands harvested in both ways (manual and
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Stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) cone harvesting in Portugal continues to occur trough the traditional way, that is, by specialized workers that climb the
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Chestnuts are an extremely important product for the Portuguese region ‘Terra Fria Transmontana’, representing one of the most profitable crops today. Its commercialization is
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The objective is to present GOSUBER, the supra-autonomous operational group of the European Innovation Partnership (EIP) in the area of Agricultural productivity and Sustainability,
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In order to contribute to greater market transparency, APFC – Associação de Produtores Florestais, conducts an impartial sampling and issues since 2015 a press
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The objective of the current work is the analysis of alternative sampling methods and intensities for estimating cork value before its extraction (price per
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This document presents the methodology used by the Extremadura Scientific and Technological Research Centre (CICYTEX) for assessing the quality of piled cork. Once the
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Sometimes, the profitability of a natural resource use depends more on the business model and the entrepreneurial culture on which its exploitation is based,
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Improving the competitiveness of the cork oak producers, by improving the quality of the production process and the sustainability of the cork oak forest,
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