Essays about: "woody"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 98 essays containing the word woody.

  1. 1. Saproxylic beetles in Populus tremula fauna depots - how do you construct the best depot?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildning

    Author : Simon Selberg; [2019]
    Keywords : aspen; populus; tremula; saproxylic; beetle; fauna; depot; species; richness; abundance; diversity; cwd; course; woody; debris; forest; asp; populus; tremula; vedlevande; skalbagge; fauna; depå; art; mångfald; diversitet; död; ved; cwd; skog;

    Abstract : The biodiversity of saproxylic organisms and in the case of this study, saproxylic beetles, is dependent on the amount and quality of course woody debris (CWD) in the environment. Over the past decades the quantity of CWD in Swedish forests has increased, yet the quality has decreased, forests are managed and exploited, and old-growth forests are rarer. READ MORE

  2. 2. UÅ : växtförslag på skuggtoleranta lignoser för Umeå

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Sofia Hellbom; [2019]
    Keywords : skuggtolerans; härdighet; urban miljö; förtätning; gatuträd; SLU;

    Abstract : When large parts of Umeå burned down in 1888, birches were planted along the city's streets to prevent the spread of fires and even today there are many birches planted in the city. That is why Umeå is also known as the city of birches. Today, a densification process is under way in Umeå, which will affect the light supply in certain places. READ MORE

  3. 3. Incidence of Heterobasidion spp.in Scots pine on "low risk" sites in Southern Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Milda Dambrauskaite; [2019]
    Keywords : Heterobasidion annosum; incidence; Scots pine; spore; infection; thinning; Southern Sweden;

    Abstract : Heterobasidion spp. fungi cause pathogenic infections in woody plants throughout the northern hemisphere, causing the most damage in the Boreal forest zone. In Sweden Scots pine, being the second most economically important tree species, suffers a considerable amount of damage as Heterobasidion spp. READ MORE

  4. 4. Fungal endophyte communities in declining and vital oak (Quercus robur L.) trees

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Baiba Matule; [2018]
    Keywords : endophytic fungi diversity; forest microbiome; morphological identification of fungi; Quercus robur L.; plant-endophyte interaction;

    Abstract : The role of microbiome in tree health is receiving increasing interest in forest pathology research. This study focuses on the abundance and diversity of fungal endophytes in pedunculate oak (Quercus robur L.) differentiating in vitality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Grazing impacts on savanna vegetation states and its role in albedo changes

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Joana Fernandes; [2018]
    Keywords : albedo; grazing; grazing lawn; white rhino; shrub encroachment; Hluhluwe-iMfolozi;

    Abstract : Albedo, i.e., the fraction of the incoming sunlight that a surface reflects, has been previously shown to play a key role on the climate system by influencing the energy balance of the Earth’s ecosystems. READ MORE