Forest Management

AGRICULTURAL AND FOREST METEOROLOGY

Microclimate in Mediterranean pine forests: What is the influence of the shrub layer?
Prevosto et al. in: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (2020), 282-283, Article 107856

ANNALS OF FOREST SCIENCE

Effects of plot length and soil texture on runoff and sediment yield occurring on machine-trafficked soils in a mixed deciduous forest
Jourgholami, Labelle in: Annals of Forest Science (2020), 77:1, Article 19

Towards a more robust approach for the restoration of mangroves in Vietnam
Hai et al. in: Annals of Forest Science (2020), 77:1, Article 18

Towards the dynamic conservation of Serbian spruce (Picea omorika) western populations
Mataruga et al. in: Annals of Forest Science (2020), 77:1, Article 1

Trade-offs between economic profitability, erosion risk mitigation and biodiversity in the management of uneven-aged Abies alba Mill. stands
Selkimaki et al. in: Annals of Forest Science (2020), 77:1, Article 12

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF FOREST RESEARCH

A simulation-based approach to a near-optimal thinning strategy: allowing harvesting times to be determined for individual trees
Fransson et al. in: Canadian Journal of Forest Research (2020), 50:3, pp 320-331

FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT

Assessing multi-scale habitat relationships and responses to forest management for cryptic and uncommon herpetofauna in the Missouri Ozarks, USA
Timm et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117892

Density and growth of forest stands revisited. Effect of the temporal scale of observation, site quality, and thinning
Pretzsch in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117879

Incorporating a model for ground lichens into multi-functional forest planning for boreal forests in Finland
Miina et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117912

Initial regeneration success of tree species after different forestry treatments in a sessile oak-hornbeam forest
Tinya et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 459, Article 117810

Investigation of bed and den site selection by American black bears (Ursus americanus) in a landscape impacted by forest restoration treatments and wildfires
Bard, Cain in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117904

Logging intensity drives variability in carbon stocks in lowland forests in Vietnam
Stas et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117863

Long term effects of management practice intensification on soil microbial community structure and co-occurrence network in a non-timber plantation
Xue et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 459, Article 117805

Long-term effects of thinning and woody control on longleaf pine plantation development, understory abundance, and tree damage from an ice storm
Harrington in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 459, Article 117846

Mid-term effects of a thin-only treatment on fuel complex, potential fire behaviour and severity and post-fire soil erosion protection in fast-growing pine plantations
Arellano-Perez et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117879

Natural and human-related determinants of dead wood quantity and quality in a managed European lowland temperate forest
Kapusta et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 459, Article 117845

Potential climatic influence on maximum stand carrying capacity for 15 Mediterranean coniferous and broadleaf species
de Prado et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117824

Physiological responses of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) to light, adelgid infestation, and biological control: Implications for hemlock restoration
Miniat et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117903

Quantifying the effect of shading and watering on seed germination in translocated forest topsoil at a subtropical karst of China
Zhao et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 459, Article 117811

Responses of terrestrial animals to forest characteristics and climate reveals ecological indicators for sustaining wildlife in managed forests
Brown et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 459, Article 117854

Stand attributes or soil micro-environment exert greater influence than management type on understory plant diversity in even-aged oak high forests
Wei et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117897

Synergistic effects of wild ungulates and management intensification suppress native plants and promote exotics
Stokely, Kormann, Betts in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117772

Tree cavity abundance and beyond: Nesting and food storing sites of the pygmy owl in managed boreal forests
Baroni et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117818

Tree growth rate and soil nutrient status determine the shift in nutrient-use strategy of Chinese fir plantations along a chronosequence
Wu et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2020), 460, Article 117896

FOREST PRODUCTS JOURNAL

Financial Assessment of Future Stand Conditions Required to Recover the Opportunity Costs of a North Louisiana Streamside Management Zone
McConnell et al. in: Forest Products Journal (2020), 70:1, pp 39-49

FORESTS

Combining Climate Change Mitigation Scenarios with Current Forest Owner Behavior: A Scenario Study from a Region in Southern Sweden
Lodin et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 346

Figure 1 Overview of the forest simulator with data and models that were interconnected to project the development of the forest of one forest holding from period t to period t+1.

Effect of Breeding on Income at First Commercial Thinning in Silver Birch Plantations
Gailis et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 327

Figure 2 Black spruce and aspen regeneration (stems per hectare) on different black spruce habitat types. Values are mean and standard error.

Evaluation of Individual Distance-Independent Diameter Growth Models for Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) Trees under Multiple Thinning Treatments
Fukumoto et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 344

Figure 2 The relationship between predicted and observed diameter growth under different thinning intensities for the (1) TDM model and (2) TIS model. Note: Predicted diameter growth was calculated by the best model of TDM model according to Table 4, and the best model of TIS model according to Table 6.

Forwarder Productivity in Salvage Logging Operations in Difficult Terrain
Cadei et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 341

Figure 2 Time consumption of work element for different site where TE is travel-empty, L is loading, DWL is drive while loading, TL is travel loaded, U is unloading, and D is delay. The boxes include the variability of the data between the 25th and the 75th percentiles. The horizontal black line represents the median while the circle, triangle pointing upwards, and square in dark red represent the mean.


Habitat Selection by the European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus in North-Eastern Poland: Implications for Forest Management
Polakowski et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 291

Figure 2 Mean values (points) and 95% confidence limits (whiskers) of edge lengths of tree stands in three age categories bordering unoccupied clearings (open circles) and Nightjar territories (black circles).

Managing Forests and Water for People under a Changing Environment
Sun et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 331


Multifunctionality of Forests: A White Paper on Challenges and Opportunities in China and Germany
Benz et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 266


Need for Pre-Harvest Clearing of Understory Vegetation Determined by Airborne Laser Scanning
Sanz et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 294

Figure 2 Representative photographs of each category used in the e-questionnaire survey. (a) Class 1, no need for pre-harvest clearing; (b) Class 2, pre-harvest clearing would help harvesting; (c) Class 3, pre-harvest clearing recommended; (d) Class 4, a great need for pre-harvest clearing; and (e) Class 5, compulsory pre-harvest clearing.

Response of Soil CO2 Efflux to Shelterwood Harvesting in a Mature Temperate Pine Forest
Thorne et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 304

Figure 1 Daily values of (a) soil temperature at 5 cm depth; (b) soil moisture averaged between 0 and 30 cm depths; and soil CO2 efflux from (c) mineral-soil efflux (FLR), (d) root trenched efflux (FRT1 and FRT2), (e) initial group of control (FS1 and FS2) chambers, and (f) latest group of control (FS3, FS4, and FS5) chambers, from 2008 to 2014. Grey line denotes timing of the shelterwood harvesting event.


Responses of Korean Pine to Proactive Managements under Climate Change
Liu et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 263

Figure 2 Changes in average seasonal (a) precipitation and (b) temperature of future climate (2070–2099) from the four GCMs (GFDL-CM3, HadGEM2-ES, MIROC5, MRI-CGCM3) under the RCP 8.5 scenario compared with current climate (1980–2009).

Simulating Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze Timber Stocks With Liocourt’s Law in a Natural Forest in Southern Brazil
Costa et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 339

Figure 1 Distribution of observed and adjusted frequencies for A. angustifolia
 (Bertol.) Kuntze, aiming at the sustainability concept proposed by Liocourt’s law, in diametric classes, considering a remaining basal area of 10.0, 14.0, and 18.0 m2∙ha−1; and changing Liocourt’s quotient to 1.1, 1.3, 1.5.

Soil Element Stoichiometry Drives Bacterial Community Composition Following Thinning in A Larix Plantation in the Subalpine Regions of Northern China
Cai et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 261

Figure 2 Impact of thinning on the Shannon index and Simpson index, two alpha-diversity metrics. Different letters indicate significant differences among thinning treatments (P < 0.05).

Stakeholders’ Social Network in the Participatory Process of Formulation of Natura 2000 Management Programme in Slovenia
Laktic et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 332

Figure 1 Cooperation and conflict network of the institutions in participatory process of formulation of Natura 2000 Management programme in Slovenia for the period 2015–2020 (print in colour).

Stand Structural Characteristics Are the Most Practical Biodiversity Indicators for Forest Management Planning in Europe
Cosovic et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 343

Figure 5
Number of biodiversity indicators used in reviewed studies. For details how indicators are explained and sorted by type of biodiversity (structure, composition, and function) see supporting material, Table S2.

The Effects of Crop Tree Management on the Fine Root Traits of Pinus massoniana in Sichuan Province, China
Li et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 351

Figure 1 Schematic representation of fine root sampling.

The Impacts of Calamity Logging on the Development of Spruce Wood Prices in Czech Forestry
Toth et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 283

Figure 1 The calamity logging and price of spruce wood; Source: ČSU (Czech Statistical Agency), 2019.

Twenty-Five Years after Stand Thinning and Repeated Fertilization in Lodgepole Pine Forest: Implications for Tree Growth, Stand Structure, and Carbon Sequestration
Sullivan et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 337

Figure 5 Mean crown architecture of crop trees in the 10 treatment stands at (a) Summerland and (b) Kelowna 25 years after initiation of treatments. Mean tree height (m) is represented by the top of each tree depiction, and mean tree diameter (cm) is represented by the connected open circle data points. Mean crown width is based on a relative scale among treatment stands. Very low-, low-, medium-, and high-density stands of lodgepole pine with (F) and without (UF) fertilization, and in unthinned (Unthin) and old-growth (Old G) stands.

Unveiling the Diversity of Tree Growth Patterns in Boreal Old-Growth Forests Reveals the Richness of Their Dynamics
Martin et al. in: Forests (2020), 11:3, Article 252

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FRONTIERS IN FORESTS AND GLOBAL CHANGE

A Survey of Multiple Interactions Between Plants and the Urban Environment
Fineschi, Loreto in: Frontiers in Forests and Global Change (2020), 3, Article 30

Tree-ring evidence of forest management moderating drought responses: Implications for dry, coniferous forests in the southwestern U.S.
van Mantgem et al. in: Frontiers in Forests and Global Change (2020), 3, Article 41

Using Process Based Snow Modeling and Lidar to Predict the Effects of Forest Thinning on the Northern Sierra Nevada Snowpack
Krogh et al. in: Frontiers in Forests and Global Change (2020), 3, Article 21

GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY

Light and warming drive forest understorey community development in different environments
Blondeel et al. in: Global Change Biology (2020), 26:3, pp 1681-1696

GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY BIOENERGY

Forest soil respiration and exoenzyme activity in western North America following thinning, residue removal for biofuel production, and compensatory soil amendments
Sherman, Coleman in: Global Change Biology Bioenergy (2020), 12:3, pp 223-236

JOURNAL OF VEGETATION SCIENCE

Edge influence on understorey plant communities depends on forest management
Govaert et al. in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2020), 31:2, pp 281-292

LAND USE POLICY

Context sensitive policy instruments: A multi-criteria decision analysis for safeguarding forest habitats in Southwestern Finland
Sironen et al. in: Land Use Policy (2020), 92, Article 104460

NEW FORESTS

The long-term case for partial-cutting over clear-cutting in the southern Appalachians USA
Elliott, Miniat, Medenblik in: New Forests (2020), 51:2, pp 273-295

SILVA FENNICA

Low cost prediction of time consumption for pre-commercial thinning in Finland
Uotila et al. in: Silva Fennica (2020), 54:1, Article 10196

The role of state-owned commercial forests and firm features in nature-based tourism business performance
Kosenius et al. in: Silva Fennica (2020), 54:1, Article 10051

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