publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

Establishment and early management of Populus species in southern Sweden

Mc Carthy, Rebecka;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2016
  • Country: Sweden
Populus species are among the most productive tree species in Sweden. Interest in growing them has increased during the 21st century due to political goals to increase the share of renewable energy and to increase the proportion of hardwood species in forests. Populus species have been shown to be potentially profitable, but currently they are mostly planted on abandoned agricultural land. There is a lack of knowledge about the establishment of Populus species on forest sites. There is also a lack of knowledge of how second generations can be established by root and stump sprouts, and about management of young stands. The main objective of this thesis was to foc...
Medical Subject Headings: fungifood and beverages
free text keywords: Forest Science
Agricultural and Food Sciences
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