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Title: Conversion of clearcut beech coppices into high forests with continuous cover: A case study in central Italy
Authors: Ciancio, Orazio
Corona, Piermaria
Lamonaca, Andrea
Portoghesi, Luigi
Travaglini, Davide
Keywords: Coppice; Conversion to high forest; Thinning; Relative spacing; Continuous cover forestry; Fagus sylvatica
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: Ciancio O, Corona P, Lamonaca A, Portoghesi L, Travaglini D, 2006 Conversion of clearcut beech coppices into high forests with continuous cover: A case study in central Italy Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 224, Issue 3, Pages 235-240
Abstract: Converting coppices into high forests with continuous cover has often been established during the last decades as a management goal in hilly and mountainous Mediterranean areas to attenuate the negative effects that frequent clearcutting may have on soil, landscape and biodiversity conservation. The silvicultural tool usually adopted for this purpose is the gradual thinning of sprouts during the long span of time required to complete the conversion, that also allows the owner to keep harvesting
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/2066
ISSN: 0378-1127
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