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ACS Symposium Series     Full-text available via subscription   (SJR: 0.189, CiteScore: 0)
Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.79, CiteScore: 2)
Adaptation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Advances in Nutrition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 53, SJR: 2.196, CiteScore: 5)
Aesthetic Surgery J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.434, CiteScore: 1)
Aesthetic Surgery J. Open Forum     Open Access  
African Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 66, SJR: 1.869, CiteScore: 2)
Age and Ageing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 90, SJR: 1.989, CiteScore: 4)
Alcohol and Alcoholism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 1.376, CiteScore: 3)
American Entomologist     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
American Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 169, SJR: 0.467, CiteScore: 1)
American J. of Agricultural Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44, SJR: 2.113, CiteScore: 3)
American J. of Clinical Nutrition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 177, SJR: 3.438, CiteScore: 6)
American J. of Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 197, SJR: 2.713, CiteScore: 3)
American J. of Health-System Pharmacy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 52, SJR: 0.595, CiteScore: 1)
American J. of Hypertension     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 1.322, CiteScore: 3)
American J. of Jurisprudence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.281, CiteScore: 1)
American J. of Legal History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
American Law and Economics Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 1.053, CiteScore: 1)
American Literary History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.391, CiteScore: 0)
Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 1.038, CiteScore: 1)
Animal Frontiers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Annals of Behavioral Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.423, CiteScore: 3)
Annals of Botany     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38, SJR: 1.721, CiteScore: 4)
Annals of Oncology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56, SJR: 5.599, CiteScore: 9)
Annals of the Entomological Society of America     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.722, CiteScore: 1)
Annals of Work Exposures and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34, SJR: 0.728, CiteScore: 2)
Antibody Therapeutics     Open Access  
AoB Plants     Open Access   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.28, CiteScore: 3)
Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.858, CiteScore: 2)
Applied Linguistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59, SJR: 2.987, CiteScore: 3)
Applied Mathematics Research eXpress     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.241, CiteScore: 1)
Arbitration Intl.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Arbitration Law Reports and Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.731, CiteScore: 2)
Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Arthropod Management Tests     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Astronomy & Geophysics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44, SJR: 0.146, CiteScore: 0)
Behavioral Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 52, SJR: 1.871, CiteScore: 3)
Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 337, SJR: 6.14, CiteScore: 8)
Biology Methods and Protocols     Hybrid Journal  
Biology of Reproduction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.446, CiteScore: 3)
Biometrika     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 3.485, CiteScore: 2)
BioScience     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29, SJR: 2.754, CiteScore: 4)
Bioscience Horizons : The National Undergraduate Research J.     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.146, CiteScore: 0)
Biostatistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 1.553, CiteScore: 2)
BJA : British J. of Anaesthesia     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 186, SJR: 2.115, CiteScore: 3)
BJA Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 65)
Brain     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 68, SJR: 5.858, CiteScore: 7)
Briefings in Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 50, SJR: 2.505, CiteScore: 5)
Briefings in Functional Genomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 2.15, CiteScore: 3)
British J. for the Philosophy of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36, SJR: 2.161, CiteScore: 2)
British J. of Aesthetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.508, CiteScore: 1)
British J. of Criminology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 604, SJR: 1.828, CiteScore: 3)
British J. of Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 86, SJR: 1.019, CiteScore: 2)
British Medical Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.355, CiteScore: 3)
British Yearbook of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 34)
Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 1.376, CiteScore: 1)
Cambridge J. of Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 70, SJR: 0.764, CiteScore: 2)
Cambridge J. of Regions, Economy and Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 2.438, CiteScore: 4)
Cambridge Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
Capital Markets Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.222, CiteScore: 0)
Carcinogenesis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 2.135, CiteScore: 5)
Cardiovascular Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 3.002, CiteScore: 5)
Cerebral Cortex     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 48, SJR: 3.892, CiteScore: 6)
CESifo Economic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.483, CiteScore: 1)
Chemical Senses     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 1.42, CiteScore: 3)
Children and Schools     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.246, CiteScore: 0)
Chinese J. of Comparative Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.412, CiteScore: 0)
Chinese J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.329, CiteScore: 0)
Chinese J. of Intl. Politics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.392, CiteScore: 2)
Christian Bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.183, CiteScore: 0)
Classical Receptions J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
Clean Energy     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Clinical Infectious Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 69, SJR: 5.051, CiteScore: 5)
Communication Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 2.424, CiteScore: 3)
Communication, Culture & Critique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.222, CiteScore: 1)
Community Development J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.268, CiteScore: 1)
Computer J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.319, CiteScore: 1)
Conservation Physiology     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.818, CiteScore: 3)
Contemporary Women's Writing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.121, CiteScore: 0)
Contributions to Political Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.906, CiteScore: 1)
Critical Values     Full-text available via subscription  
Current Developments in Nutrition     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Current Legal Problems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 29)
Current Zoology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.164, CiteScore: 2)
Database : The J. of Biological Databases and Curation     Open Access   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.791, CiteScore: 3)
Digital Scholarship in the Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 1)
Diplomatic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.45, CiteScore: 1)
DNA Research     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 2.866, CiteScore: 6)
Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Early Music     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.139, CiteScore: 0)
Econometrics J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32, SJR: 2.926, CiteScore: 1)
Economic J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 113, SJR: 5.161, CiteScore: 3)
Economic Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46, SJR: 3.584, CiteScore: 3)
ELT J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.942, CiteScore: 1)
English Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56, SJR: 0.612, CiteScore: 1)
English: J. of the English Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Environmental Entomology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.818, CiteScore: 2)
Environmental Epigenetics     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Environmental History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.408, CiteScore: 1)
EP-Europace     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 2.748, CiteScore: 4)
Epidemiologic Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 4.505, CiteScore: 8)
ESHRE Monographs     Hybrid Journal  
Essays in Criticism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
European Heart J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 66, SJR: 9.315, CiteScore: 9)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Imaging     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 3.625, CiteScore: 3)
European Heart J. - Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
European Heart J. - Quality of Care and Clinical Outcomes     Hybrid Journal  
European Heart J. : Case Reports     Open Access  
European Heart J. Supplements     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.223, CiteScore: 0)
European J. of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.681, CiteScore: 2)
European J. of Intl. Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 201, SJR: 0.694, CiteScore: 1)
European J. of Orthodontics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 1.279, CiteScore: 2)
European J. of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 1.36, CiteScore: 2)
European Review of Agricultural Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 1.172, CiteScore: 2)
European Review of Economic History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.702, CiteScore: 1)
European Sociological Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 43, SJR: 2.728, CiteScore: 3)
Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Family Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.018, CiteScore: 2)
Fems Microbiology Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.492, CiteScore: 4)
Fems Microbiology Letters     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.79, CiteScore: 2)
Fems Microbiology Reviews     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 32, SJR: 7.063, CiteScore: 13)
Fems Yeast Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.308, CiteScore: 3)
Food Quality and Safety     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Foreign Policy Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 1.425, CiteScore: 1)
Forest Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.89, CiteScore: 2)
Forestry: An Intl. J. of Forest Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 1.133, CiteScore: 3)
Forum for Modern Language Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.104, CiteScore: 0)
French History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
French Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.148, CiteScore: 0)
French Studies Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.152, CiteScore: 0)
Gastroenterology Report     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Genome Biology and Evolution     Open Access   (Followers: 16, SJR: 2.578, CiteScore: 4)
Geophysical J. Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 1.506, CiteScore: 3)
German History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.161, CiteScore: 0)
GigaScience     Open Access   (Followers: 5, SJR: 5.022, CiteScore: 7)
Global Summitry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Glycobiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 1.493, CiteScore: 3)
Health and Social Work     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 57, SJR: 0.388, CiteScore: 1)
Health Education Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.854, CiteScore: 2)
Health Policy and Planning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 1.512, CiteScore: 2)
Health Promotion Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.812, CiteScore: 2)
History Workshop J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33, SJR: 1.278, CiteScore: 1)
Holocaust and Genocide Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.105, CiteScore: 0)
Human Communication Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.146, CiteScore: 3)
Human Molecular Genetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 3.555, CiteScore: 5)
Human Reproduction     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 72, SJR: 2.643, CiteScore: 5)
Human Reproduction Open     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Human Reproduction Update     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20, SJR: 5.317, CiteScore: 10)
Human Rights Law Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 62, SJR: 0.756, CiteScore: 1)
ICES J. of Marine Science: J. du Conseil     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 58, SJR: 1.591, CiteScore: 3)
ICSID Review : Foreign Investment Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
ILAR J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 1.732, CiteScore: 4)
IMA J. of Applied Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.679, CiteScore: 1)
IMA J. of Management Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.538, CiteScore: 1)
IMA J. of Mathematical Control and Information     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.496, CiteScore: 1)
IMA J. of Numerical Analysis - advance access     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 1.987, CiteScore: 2)
Industrial and Corporate Change     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.792, CiteScore: 2)
Industrial Law J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 39, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 1)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 47, SJR: 2.511, CiteScore: 4)
Information and Inference     Free  
Innovation in Aging     Open Access  
Integrative and Comparative Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 1.319, CiteScore: 2)
Integrative Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 1.36, CiteScore: 3)
Integrative Organismal Biology     Open Access  
Interacting with Computers     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.292, CiteScore: 1)
Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.762, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 66, SJR: 1.505, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. Data Privacy Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Intl. Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.851, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. Immunology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 2.167, CiteScore: 4)
Intl. J. for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 36, SJR: 1.348, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. J. of Constitutional Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 64, SJR: 0.601, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Epidemiology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 246, SJR: 3.969, CiteScore: 5)
Intl. J. of Law and Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.202, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Law, Policy and the Family     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28, SJR: 0.223, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Lexicography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.285, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Low-Carbon Technologies     Open Access   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.403, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Neuropsychopharmacology     Open Access   (Followers: 3, SJR: 1.808, CiteScore: 4)
Intl. J. of Public Opinion Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 1.545, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Refugee Law     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 38, SJR: 0.389, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. J. of Transitional Justice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.724, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. Mathematics Research Notices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 2.168, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Political Sociology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 40, SJR: 1.465, CiteScore: 3)
Intl. Relations of the Asia-Pacific     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.401, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Studies Perspectives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.983, CiteScore: 1)
Intl. Studies Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 49, SJR: 2.581, CiteScore: 2)
Intl. Studies Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25, SJR: 1.201, CiteScore: 1)
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.15, CiteScore: 0)
ITNOW     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.103, CiteScore: 0)
J. of African Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.533, CiteScore: 1)
J. of American History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 46, SJR: 0.297, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Analytical Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 1.065, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 2.419, CiteScore: 4)
J. of Antitrust Enforcement     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
J. of Applied Poultry Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.585, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Biochemistry     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41, SJR: 1.226, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Breast Imaging     Full-text available via subscription  
J. of Burn Care & Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.768, CiteScore: 2)

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Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research
Journal Prestige (SJR): 1.133
Citation Impact (citeScore): 3
Number of Followers: 16  
 
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ISSN (Print) 0015-752X - ISSN (Online) 1464-3626
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      Abstract: Management of tree plantations needs information on the number, time, intensity and type of thinnings, and the length of the rotation. Economically optimal plantation management depends on discount rate and site fertility. This study proposed a new approach to developing management instructions for tree plantations, simultaneously for all discount rates and site classes. The method was applied to larch (Larix olgensis A. Henry) plantations in northeast China. Instead of optimizing the management of individual stands, instructions for thinning basal area, thinning intensity and rotation diameter were optimized. The instructions consisted of three equations, the first indicating the basal area at which the stand should be thinned, the second showing the optimal thinning intensity, and the third model indicating the mean diameter of trees at the moment of clear-felling. Particle swarm optimization (PSO) was employed to simultaneously optimize the coefficients of these three equation models. PSO maximized the average net present value of the management schedules of 29 larch sample plots. The obtained instructions corresponded to earlier results on the effects of different factors on optimal stand management. Management based on the instructions developed in this study resulted in almost equally profitable management as in the case where the management of every plot was optimized separately.
      PubDate: Mon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpy048
      Issue No: Vol. 92, No. 2 (2019)
       
  • LITIDA: a cost-effective non-parametric imputation approach to estimate
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    • Authors: Huang S; Ramirez C, Conway S, et al.
      Pages: 206 - 218
      Abstract: The advent of light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology has enabled accurate height measurements of individual trees; however, deriving tree diameters at breast height (DBH) from heights has proven challenging. Three issues exist: (1) reference errors caused by false data entries, incorrect measurements in the field, or the spatial mismatch of a LiDAR-detected tree to a field-measured tree, (2) general DBH underestimations for ‘fully matured (FM)’ trees with a saturating DBH–height relationship and (3) heterogeneity over expansive and diverse forested landscapes with corresponding variability in the DBH–height relationship. We addressed these three issues by developing the algorithm called LiDAR Individual Tree Imputed Diameter Algorithm (LITIDA). In LITIDA, the predictors include LiDAR-estimated tree height and plot-level climate, species composition, site index and competition stress. These predictors can be obtained without precise locations of measured trees; therefore, matching LiDAR-detected trees to field-measured trees is not necessary. For each individual LiDAR-detected tree, LITIDA is designed to select candidates from field-measured trees and adopt a weighted mean DBH to reduce the influence of outliers. Furthermore, larger DBHs are assigned to FM trees; therefore, DBH underestimation for FM trees can be mitigated. LITIDA is a non-parametric algorithm considering the biotic and abiotic variations that contribute to the complex DBH–height relationship; therefore, LITIDA can be applied over large and complex landscapes. The effectiveness of LITIDA was demonstrated on the Tahoe National Forest where 15 329 trees from 27 species over a 3526 km2 area were measured in 544 plots. The DBH of more than 77 million trees were estimated. The 10-fold cross-validation resulted in root-mean-square error (RMSE), mean absolute error (MAE), and bias of 9.785 cm, 7.3 cm and −1.121 cm, with the relative error being 21.5 per cent, 16.1 per cent and −2.5 per cent, respectively. However, the actual accuracy for this demonstrative study was most likely higher because of reference data errors found in 30 of the 39 outliers in the reference tree database. We conclude that LITIDA is a cost-effective non-parametric imputation approach that can estimate LiDAR-detected tree diameters effectively over a large heterogeneous area.
      PubDate: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpz002
      Issue No: Vol. 92, No. 2 (2019)
       
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    • Authors: Eriksson L; Klapwijk M.
      Pages: 219 - 229
      Abstract: Global change has fueled debates on forest use and management, including the need to adapt management to mitigate future risks in forestry. Additionally, forests are important for biodiversity conservation and could be used in climate change mitigation. The opinions of stakeholders towards acceptable forest use deserve consideration. This study examined relations between environmental problem awareness, forest beliefs and environmental management attitudes (biodiversity conservation and carbon substitution) among stakeholders in Sweden, and explored the effect of a local biodiversity versus global climate change frame on attitudes. Stakeholders were recruited from ownership and environmental/recreational interest groups (owner and nature group, respectively) (membership sample) and among students (student sample). Whereas the owner group was more positive towards carbon substitution in forestry, the nature group was more positive towards biodiversity conservation and carbon storage. In the membership sample, awareness of biodiversity loss and eco-social forest beliefs influenced attitudes towards biodiversity conservation. In contrast, positive attitudes towards carbon substitution stemmed from lower awareness of biodiversity loss, less emphasis on openness towards new methods in forestry and greater emphasis on production in forestry. While framing did not influence attitudes, the cognitive hierarchy was useful in providing a nuanced understanding of stakeholders, valuable for policy and practice.
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    • Authors: Vezzola L; Michelozzi M, Calamai L, et al.
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    • Authors: Giordano L; Gonthier P, Lione G, et al.
      Pages: 157 - 166
      Abstract: The North American-introduced fungal plant pathogen Heterobasidion irregulare has become invasive in pine stands of central Italy and has broadly hybridized with the native congeneric species H. annosum. In this study, by genotyping Heterobasidion fruiting bodies and mycelia in pine logs inoculated with both fungal species, we showed that H. irregulare developed fruiting bodies at a 1.9-fold higher frequency when spatially overlapping with H. annosum than when by itself. In spite of different fruiting rates, all fruiting bodies were morphologically identical, independently of where they were formed, indicating that increased fruiting rate is likely to increase production of spores. Although all possible nuclear–mitochondrial combinations were identified in hybrids formed in inoculated pine logs, hybrids with nuclei of both species and the H. irregulare mitochondrion were favoured, while hybrids with both nuclei of one species and mitochondria of the other species were less frequent. Based on these results, predictions on the wider invasion of H. irregulare in Europe and recommendations for its containment are formulated.
      PubDate: Sat, 17 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpy042
      Issue No: Vol. 92, No. 2 (2018)
       
  • Climate-sensitive tree height–diameter allometry for Chinese fir in
           southern China
    • Authors: Zhang X; Chhin S, Fu L, et al.
      Pages: 167 - 176
      Abstract: Tree height–diameter allometry is crucial in regulating forest ecosystem structure and estimating biomass and carbon storage. Chinese fir (Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook.) is the most widely planted tree species across subtropical China. Yet our understanding of how height–diameter allometry of Chinese fir relates to climate over different sites is limited. Remeasured data of 60 plots were used to explore height–diameter allometry of Chinese fir in relation to climate using a three-level NLME approach. The data consisted of five initial planting densities distributed in Fujian, Jiangxi, Guangxi and Sichuan provinces (sites) in subtropical China. Results showed that tree heights increased with increasing mean annual temperature (MAT) and mean warmest month temperature (MWMT) and decreased with increasing annual heat–moisture index (AHM) and summer mean maximum temperature (SMMT). The contribution of MAT to height–diameter allometry was larger than AHM, SMMT and MWMT, which suggested that temperature was a key climate factor that shapes height–diameter allometry of Chinese fir in subtropical China. Trees planted at a higher density level of 6667–10 000 trees ha−1 were slenderer than those planted at a lower density level of 1667–5000 trees ha−1. The scale of height–diameter allometry of Chinese fir nearly held constant in the four sites and was close to 0.5 predicted by the stress-similarity model. Our results will help further understanding of the climate sensitivity affecting the height–diameter allometry of Chinese fir plantations.
      PubDate: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpy043
      Issue No: Vol. 92, No. 2 (2018)
       
  • Assessing log geometry and wood quality in standing timber using
           terrestrial laser-scanning point clouds
    • Authors: Pyörälä J; Kankare V, Liang X, et al.
      Pages: 177 - 187
      Abstract: Wood procurement in sawmills could be improved by resolving detailed three-dimensional stem geometry references from standing timber. This could be achieved, using the increasingly available terrestrial point clouds from various sources. Here, we collected terrestrial laser-scanning (TLS) data from 52 Scots pines (Pinus sylvestris L.) with the purpose of evaluating the accuracy of the log geometry and analysing its relationship with wood quality. For reference, the log-specific top-end diameter, volume, tapering, sweep, basic density and knottiness were measured in a sawmill. We produced stem models from the TLS data and bucked them into logs similar to those measured in the sawmill. In comparison to the sawmill data, the log-specific TLS-based top-end diameter, volume, taper and sweep estimates showed relative mean differences of 1.6, −2.4, −3.0 and 78 per cent, respectively. The correlation coefficients between increasing taper and decreasing wood density and whorl-to-whorl distances were 0.49 and −0.51, respectively. Although the stem-model geometry was resolved from the point clouds with similar accuracy to that at the sawmills, the remaining uncertainty in defining the sweep and linking the wood quality with stem geometry may currently limit the method’s feasibilities. Instead of static TLS, mobile platforms would likely be more suitable for operational point cloud data acquisition.
      PubDate: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpy044
      Issue No: Vol. 92, No. 2 (2018)
       
  • Geographical variation in cone traits of Pinus nigra as result of
           crossbill predation: implications for assisted migration
    • Authors: Tíscar P.
      Pages: 188 - 195
      Abstract: The interaction between Spanish Black pine (Pinus nigra subsp. salzmannii) and common crossbill (Loxia curvirostra) could have resulted in a geographic mosaic of coevolution in the Iberian Peninsula. In turn, this coevolutionary interaction might limit the future applicability of assisted migration as a tool to adapt forests of Spanish Black pine to ongoing climate change. Several cone and seed traits were measured in 740 cones collected at six stands distributed across the range of Spanish Black pine. Data were analysed by means of linear-mixed effects models, canonical analysis of principal coordinates and random-forest analysis. Results showed that cones from the northern pine populations exhibited more defensive traits against crossbill predation than cones from the central and southern populations, resulting in a geographic mosaic of selection. Assisted migration of P. nigra would involve moving southern populations toward the north of the species’ range and would result in introducing the genotypes of pines with poorly defended cones into areas where crossbills are comparatively more abundant. The resulting risks for the regeneration prospects of the translocated trees are discussed.
      PubDate: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 00:00:00 GMT
      DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpy046
      Issue No: Vol. 92, No. 2 (2018)
       
 
 
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