Category Archives: OJF

Open Journal of Forestry

Floral diversity and carbon stocks and of protected forest ecosystem: A case of UENR’s Bat Sanctuary, Sunyani, Ghana

Authors: Nat Owusu-Prempeh, Osei Owusu Antobre, Thomas Agyei ABSTRACT The study assesses the functional status of the University of Energy and Natural Resources’ (UENR) bat sanctuary by examining its floral diversity and carbon stocks. Twenty-nine sampling points (plots) were randomly … Continue reading

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Impact of Tree Stump Harvesting on Soil Carbon and Nutrients and Second Rotation Tree Growth in Mid-Wales, UK

Author(s): Elena I. Vanguelova, Rona Pitman, Sue Benham, Mike Perks, James I. J. Morison ABSTRACT The drive to develop renewable energy is increasing the interest in energy forestry. Woody biomass from forest residues has the potential to make a significant … Continue reading

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Illegal Logging and Related Trade: Who Combat It as Legal Subjects?

Author(s): Jing Qian , Bin Xu , Hongqiang Yang, Ying Nie ABSTRACT Issue on illegal logging and related trade is a hot topic for the international community. It has brought the negative effects to the sustainable development on global society, … Continue reading

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Cycling of Carbon and Other Elements in a Beech Forest Hestehave, Jutland, Denmark, in the Past 50 Years

Author(s): Folke O. Andersson ABSTRACT Plant biomass, primary production and mineral cycling in the beech forest (Fagus sylvatica L.), Hestehave in Jutland, Denmark were studied over a 50-year period. The role of the forest as a carbon sink was also … Continue reading

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Investigating Land-Use Change on Street Tree Ecosystems

Author(s):Thomas Turnbull1, Sharon Jean-Philippe1, Raymond Albright1, David Buckley1, Sean Schaeffer2, P. Eric Wiseman3 ABSTRACT In the early 1940’s, during the early stages of the Manhattan Project (WWII), of rural communities in Anderson County, Tennessee was rapidly converted into laboratory facilities … Continue reading

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