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  • Direct seeding reduces costs, but it is not promising for restoring tropical seasonal forests

    Souza, Diego Cerveira de Autor UNESP; Engel, Vera Lex Autor UNESP (Ecological Engineering, 2018) [Artigo]
    Direct seeding is a potential technique to restore forests; however, further studies are needed before its application on a large scale. We carried out a field experiment in a deforested area in southern Brazil to test the ...
  • Management of Eucalyptus short-rotation coppice and its outcome on fuel quality

    Eufrade-Junior, Humberto de Jesus Autor UNESP; Guerra, Saulo Philipe Sebastião Autor UNESP; Sansígolo, Cláudio Angeli Autor UNESP; Ballarin, Adriano Wagner Autor UNESP (Renewable Energy, 2018) [Artigo]
    Earlier experiments with young Eucalyptus short-rotation coppice (SRC) in tropical environment have not evaluated the quality of whole-tree biomass fractions, and as such their total energy potential is still unknown. As ...
  • Physical Properties of Wood from Steamed Eucalyptus grandis Logs

    Rodrigues, Paula Lúcia Martins Autor UNESP; Severo, Elias Taylor Durgante Autor UNESP; Calonego, Fred Willians Autor UNESP; Pelozzi, Melany Maria Alonso Autor UNESP; Latorraca, João Vicente de Figueiredo (Floresta e Ambiente, 2018) [Artigo]
    This study aimed to evaluate the effect of log steaming on the physical properties of Eucalyptus grandis Hill ex Maiden wood. Logs with diameters between 20 and 25 cm and length of 2.9 m were studied. Half the logs were ...
  • Effects of land use and sampling distance on water quality in tropical headwater springs (Pimenta creek, São Paulo State, Brazil)

    Ferreira Marmontel, Caio Vinicius Autor UNESP; Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban; Rodrigues, Valdemir Antonio Autor UNESP; Zema, Demetrio Antonio (Science of the Total Environment, 2018) [Artigo]
    The studies targeted to hydrology and water quality are scarce in tropical headwater streams. In these delicate ecosystems the comprehension of water quality can constitute a challenge, because the impact of land uses on ...
  • Smallholder reforestation and livelihoods in the humid tropics: a systematic mapping study

    Ota, Liz; Herbohn, John; Harrison, Steve; Gregorio, Nestor; Engel, Vera Lex Autor UNESP (Agroforestry Systems, 2017) [Artigo]
    Systematic mapping studies provide a snapshot of the literature based on systematic literature searches. In this systematic mapping study, the original research that links reforestation and livelihoods in the tropics was ...
  • Sustainability of soil, water and forest in tropical forest

    Rodrigues, Valdemir Antonio Autor UNESP; Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban; Tarjuelo, José Maria; Canales, Antonio Ruiz (Soil Management: Technological Systems, Practices and Ecological Implications, 2015) [Capítulo de livro]
    The sustainability of the system soil-forest-water involves essential variables such as soil conservation and its productive potential, the maintenance of plant’s and animal’s biodiversity, the maintenance of the hydrological ...
  • Hydrophysics: Water dynamics in soil profile

    Rodrigues, Valdemir Antonio Autor UNESP; Canales, Antonio Ruiz; Rezende, Marcos Antonio Autor UNESP; Costa, Vladimir Eliodoro Autor UNESP (Soil Management: Technological Systems, Practices and Ecological Implications, 2015) [Capítulo de livro]
    On its different stages of growth, the vegetation shows the dynamic of the consumption of water from the soil by evapotranspiration. The remaining water is stored according to soil texture and, as time goes by, it reaches ...
  • Forest Landscape Restoration: increasing the positive impacts of forest restoration or simply the area under tree cover?

    Mansourian, Stephanie; Stanturf, John A.; Derkyi, Mercy Afua Adutwumwaa; Engel, Vera Lex Autor UNESP (Restoration Ecology, 2017) [Artigo]
    Restoring forest landscapes is critical in the face of continued global forest loss and degradation. In this article, we explore some challenges underlying the delivery of global commitments to restore forest landscapes. ...
  • Interceptação da precipitação pelas copas em Pinus halepensis mill - Albacete - Espanha

    Rodrigues, Valdemir Antonio Autor UNESP; Tarjuelo, Jose Maria; Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban; Ruiz Canales, Antonio; Sánchez-Román, Rodrigo Máximo Autor UNESP (IRRIGA, 2016) [Artigo]
    Hydrological processes are essential in understanding the redistribution of water in the forest ecosystem. The objectives were to evaluate the precipitation, interceptation by canopies, the effective rainfall, water ...
  • Calorific value and chemical properties in juvenile and mature wood of thermally-modified Eucalyptus grandis

    Calonego, Fred Willians Autor UNESP; Severo, Elias Taylor Durgante Autor UNESP; Sansígolo, Cláudio Angeli Autor UNESP; De Rezende, Marcos Antonio Autor UNESP; Bruder, Edson Marcelo Autor UNESP; Costa, Vladimir Eliodoro Autor UNESP (Drvna Industrija, 2016) [Artigo]
    During thermal modification, timber is exposed to temperatures approaching 200 °C for several hours and wood properties change. This study was aimed at evaluating the calorific value and chemical properties of juvenile and ...
  • Quantitative analysis of uncertainty in financial risk assessment of road transportation of wood in Uruguay

    Simões, Danilo Autor UNESP; Daniluk Mosquera, Gustavo Andrés; Batistela, Gislaine Cristina Autor UNESP; Souza Passos, José Raimundo de Autor UNESP; Fenner, Paulo Torres Autor UNESP (Forests, 2016) [Artigo]
    The uncertainty in road transportation of wood is inherent to its operational costs, to the amount of transported wood, to the traveled distance, to its revenue, and more. Although it is not possible to measure this ...
  • Degradation of Riparian Forest Affects Soil Properties and Ecosystem Services Provision in Eastern Amazon of Brazil

    Celentano, Danielle; Rousseau, Guillaume X.; Engel, Vera Lex Autor UNESP; Zelarayán, Marcelo; Oliveira, Elivaldo C.; Araujo, Ana Carolina M.; de Moura, Emanoel G. (Land Degradation and Development, 2017) [Artigo]
    Brazil's riparian forests are continuously threatened by conversion into agricultural areas, causing not only degradation and loss of vegetation but also negative changes in soil properties and ecosystem services. In order ...
  • Avaliação do escoamento e interceptação da água das chuvas

    Rodrigues, Valdemir Antonio Autor UNESP; Román, Rodrigo M. Sánchez Autor UNESP; Tarjuelo, José Maria; Sartori, Maria Márcia Pereira Autor UNESP; Ruiz Canales, Antonio (IRRIGA, 2015) [Artigo]
    The objectives of this study were to quantify the surface runoff in different soil covers; analyze the effect of the forest on water interception and on erosion control; discuss the factors affecting water dynamics in ...
  • Caracterização morfológica de microbacia na cuesta de Botucatu - São Paulo - Brasil

    Rodrigues, Valdemir Antonio Autor UNESP; Cardoso, Lincoln Gehring Autor UNESP; Pollo, Ronaldo Alberto Autor UNESP (IRRIGA, 2015) [Artigo]
    The cuesta of Botucatu has a dissymmetric relief consisted of three parts: the cuesta reverse is 920 m altitude, followed by a steep slope, an abrupt cut, sharp in front of the cuesta, followed by a peripheral depression, ...
  • Changes in the Chemical Composition and Decay Resistance of Thermally-Modified Hevea brasiliensis Wood

    Severo, Elias Taylor Durgante; Calonego, Fred Willians; Sansígolo, Cláudio Angeli; Bond, Brian (PloS one, 2016) [Artigo]
    In this study the effect of thermal treatment on the equilibrium moisture content, chemical composition and biological resistance to decay fungi of juvenile and mature Hevea brasiliensis wood (rubber wood) was evaluated. ...
  • Water management for Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi seedlings in degradable containers

    Viégas, Lucas Bertacini Autor UNESP; Simões, Danilo Autor UNESP; de Lima, Kaio Baron Autor UNESP; da Silva, Magali Ribeiro Autor UNESP (Floresta e Ambiente, 2018) [Artigo]
    The research consisted of two experiments (64 and 85-day production cycles), applying three irrigation depths (8, 11 and 14 mm) to determine the most appropriate depth, using Ellepot™ degradable containers for the production ...
  • Are tree breeders properly predicting genetic gain? A case study involving Corymbia species

    Tambarussi, Evandro Vagner Autor UNESP; Pereira, Fernanda Bortolanza Autor UNESP; da Silva, Paulo Henrique Müller; Lee, David; Bush, David (Euphytica, 2018) [Artigo]
    The estimation of quantitative genetic parameters in breeding programs is important to ensure efficient selection. In this context, knowledge of the mating system is critical, as it underpins assumptions about inter-relatedness ...
  • Histological analysis of resistant and susceptible eucalyptus plants inoculated with Ceratocystis fimbriata

    Firmino, Ana Carolina Autor UNESP; Tozze, Hugo José Autor UNESP; Viana, Camila Maciel Autor UNESP; Soliman, Everton Pires; De Souza, Izabel Christina Gava; Da Silva, Magali Ribeiro Autor UNESP; Tristão, Larissa Escalfi Autor UNESP; Furtado, Edson Luiz Autor UNESP (Scientia Forestalis/Forest Sciences, 2018) [Artigo]
    The genus Ceratocystis includes several species distributed throughout the world. A plant infected with this fungus presents as primary symptoms the darkening of the vascular system and as secondary symptoms wilt, dryness ...
  • Simulating the hydrological response of a small tropical forest watershed (Mata Atlantica, Brazil) by the ANNAGNPS model

    Zema, Demetrio Antonio; Lucas-Borja, Manuel Esteban; Carrà, Bruno Gianmarco; Denisi, Pietro; Rodrigues, Valdemir Antonio Autor UNESP; Ranzini, Mauricio; Arcova, Francisco Carlos Soriano; de Cicco, Valdir; Zimbone, Santo Marcello (Science of the Total Environment, 2018) [Artigo]
    Given the intrinsic hydrological cycle made of large input of water vapour and intense precipitation producing large volumes of water and sediment, modelling runoff and water losses in humid tropical watersheds is important ...
  • Abandoned pastures cannot spontaneously recover the attributes of old-growth savannas

    Cava, Mário G. B. Autor UNESP; Pilon, Natashi A. L.; Ribeiro, Milton Cezar Autor UNESP; Durigan, Giselda (Journal of Applied Ecology, 2018) [Artigo]
    Active restoration strategies have been recommended to recover Neotropical savannas in abandoned lands, but no studies have investigated the trajectories and speeds of spontaneous recovery for these systems. Research into ...

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