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Datum: 17.11.2016 Författare: Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad Kategori: Skog

With increased awareness of wood production for bioenergy, high-productive mixed stands become more relevant for forestry where high growth rate, high carbon sequestration and resilience are combined with other important goals. For example, two-storied mixed plantations combining late successional and shade tolerant tree species valuable for high quality timber and…

Datum: 27.09.2016 Författare: Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad Kategori: Skog

– Mixed-species forests can fulfil many forest functions and services better than mono-specific stands and receive growing attention in forest science and practice. Hans Pretzsch, professor at the Technical University of Munich has his expertise in silviculture and has worked on different mixes of typical European species. Mixed species combinations…

Datum: 05.09.2016 Författare: Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad Kategori: Skog

One aim of the Ph.D project is to gather the overall existing information on the differences between and within the different provenances of subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) with regards to mortality, growth, tree properties, resistance to aphids and fungi, post-harvest quality, growth rhythm and not least how different factors and…

Datum: 05.07.2016 Författare: Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad Kategori: Skog

NordGen Forest policy brief: Is Nordic forestry prepared for climate change? Climate change is recognised as one of the most important challenges for both society and many ecosystems. Although forest ecosystems are generally robust, there is a concern that the pace of climate change will exceed the adaptability of many…

Datum: 12.04.2016 Författare: Sysadmin Kategori: Skog

The Nordic cooperation aims for carbon neutrality within the energy sector by 2015. – This goal is difficult to reach if one does not include forest biomass to a greater degree, with foreign tree species playing an important part when possible. Increased use of forest trees both for carbon sequestration,…

Datum: 29.02.2016 Författare: Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad Kategori: Skog

Text: Ditte C. Olrik, Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark, Nature Agency Ash dieback disease is characterised by necrosis in the bark and basal part of the stem, as well as leaf loss, formation of epicormic shoots and crown dieback. In 2015, many trees are either dead or show clear…