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Drought decision-making

John S. Boyer.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

August 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3173 words.

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Adaptive Governance, Integrating Science, Policy and Decision Making

Hugh Miller.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 1387 words.

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The Old Schoolhouse Oak

Tom Kimmerer.

in Venerable Trees

October 2015; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 2870 words.

The threatened loss of a venerable tree can provoke anger and action in people. One such tree is the Old Schoolhouse Oak. After being threatened with destruction by development in 2008, the...

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The ‘Human Mind’ as a common denominator in plant domestication

Shahal Abbo, Simcha Lev-Yadun and Avi Gopher.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

May 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 2945 words.

The role of conscious versus unconscious selection is a central issue in plant domestication. While some authors hold that domesticated plants arose due to unconscious dynamics driven by...

Process-based models for forest ecosystem management: current state of the art and challenges for practical implementation

Annikki Mäkelä, Joe Landsberg, Alan R. Ek, Thomas E. Burk, Michael Ter-Mikaelian, Göran I. Ågren, Chadwick D. Oliver and Pasi Puttonen.

in Tree Physiology

March 2000; p ublished online March 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Recent progress toward the application of process-based models in forestmanagement includes the development of evaluation and parameter estimation methods suitable for models with causal...

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AoB PLANTS: origins and features

Michael B. Jackson.

in AoB PLANTS

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 2178 words.

Introduction

AoB PLANTS is a peer reviewed, Open Access (OA) journal owned and run by plant biologists and published by Oxford University Press....

Hitting the right target: taxonomic challenges for, and of, plant invasions

Petr Pyšek, Philip E. Hulme, Laura A. Meyerson, Gideon F. Smith, James S. Boatwright, Neil R. Crouch, Estrela Figueiredo, Llewellyn C. Foxcroft, Vojtěch Jarošík, David M. Richardson, Jan Suda and John R. U. Wilson.

in AoB PLANTS

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 13879 words.

This paper explores how a lack of taxonomic expertise, and by implication a dearth of taxonomic products such as identification tools, has hindered progress in understanding and managing...

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Quantification of plant stress using remote sensing observations and crop models: the case of nitrogen management

F Baret, V Houlès and M Guérif.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5550 words.

Remote sensing techniques offer a unique solution for mapping stress and monitoring its time-course. This article reviews the main issues to be addressed for quantifying stress level from...

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Estimation of base temperatures for nine weed species

Scott J. Steinmaus, Timothy S. Prather and Jodie S. Holt.

in Journal of Experimental Botany

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8025 words.

Experiments were conducted to test several methods for estimating low temperature thresholds for seed germination. Temperature responses of nine weeds common in annual agroecosystems were...

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Resilience and tree health: a basis for implementation in sustainable forest management

Lauren Fuller and Christopher P. Quine.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8606 words.

Resilience is rapidly becoming a prominent concept in research, policy and practice. However, it is apparent that there is no consistent meaning of resilience being used by those involved...

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Social licence as social contract: procedural fairness and forest agreement-making in Australia

Justine Lacey, Peter Edwards and Julian Lamont.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 10462 words.

The term, social licence to operate, has been used in the forestry sector since the mid to late 1990s to refer to the broad approval or acceptance that communities, the wider public and...

The social licence to operate: a critical review

Kieren Moffat, Justine Lacey, Airong Zhang and Sina Leipold.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 11523 words.

Changing societal expectations have influenced the way industries involved in the development or extraction of natural resources conduct their operations around the world. Increasingly,...

Insights on the Use of Decision-Support Tools to Sustain Forest Ecosystems from a Case Study in Pennsylvania, USA

Joshua Rittenhouse, Laura Leites, Kelly Derham and Scott Miller.

in Journal of Forestry

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Forestry and Silviculture. 3051 words.

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Decision-support models combine ecological understanding with utility considerations to evaluate potential results of management alternatives, thereby...

Profiles of private forest owners and the importance of landscape-scale management in the timber trade process of Finnish wood procurement

Teijo Palander, Heikki Ovaskainen and Lasse Tikkanen.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6665 words.

In the decision-making process that determines timber sales between private forest owners and the Finnish forest industry, opinions frequently conflict about the extent to which the forest...

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The Context of Place: Issues Measuring Place Attachment across Urban Forest Contexts

Christopher J Wynveen, Ingrid E Schneider and Arne Arnberger.

in Journal of Forestry

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Forestry and Silviculture. 5312 words.

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Since the late 1990s, forest managers and researchers have been encouraged to incorporate place attachment into their projects and decision-making....

Propagating probability distributions of stand variables using sequential Monte Carlo methods

Jeffrey H. Gove.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8302 words.

A general probabilistic approach to stand yield estimation is developed based on sequential Monte Carlo filters, also known as particle filters. The essential steps in the development of...

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A Coupled Model of Photosynthesis, Stomatal Conductance and Transpiration for a Rose Leaf (Rosa hybrida L.)

SOO‐HYUNG KIM and J. HEINRICH LIETH.

in Annals of Botany

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Evolutionary Biology; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6419 words.

The following three models were combined to predict simultaneously photosynthesis, stomatal conductance, transpiration and leaf temperature of a rose leaf: the biochemical model of...

Annual Monitoring of US Timber Production: Rationale and Design

John W Coulston, James A Westfall, David N Wear, Christopher B Edgar, Steven P Prisley, Thomas B Treiman, Robert C Abt and W Brad Smith.

in Forest Science

September 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Forestry and Silviculture. 9210 words.

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Understanding roundwood production in the United States at fine spatial and temporal scales is needed to support a range of analyses for decision...

In a green frame of mind: perspectives on the behavioural ecology and cognitive nature of plants

Monica Gagliano.

in AoB PLANTS

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Plant Evolution; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 4901 words.

It is increasingly recognized that plants are highly sensitive organisms that perceive, assess, learn, remember, resolve problems, make decisions and communicate with each other by actively...

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Value-adding through silvicultural flexibility: an operational level simulation study

Shuva Gautam, Luc LeBel and Daniel Beaudoin.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7162 words.

Forest products industry's competitiveness is influenced by the agility of wood procurement systems in delivering raw material to support downstream manufacturing activities. However, in a...

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