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    Poplars and Willows: Trees for Society and the Environment 2014
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    Taxonomy and classification of the Salicaceae are addressed in an authoritative manner, with descriptions of all important individual species, but recognizing the differences in philosophy that still exist in these topics. Natural ecosystems are described. Genetic resources of poplars and willows are covered comprehensively, including selection, tree improvement and conservation, as well as the latest developments in genomics. Cultivation of poplars in plantations for industrial uses was the cor e of previous volumes and continues to be given prominent treatment, with information also on willow cultivation. A major 21st century topic included is the environmental applications of poplars and willows in phytoremediation, rehabilitation of landscapes and for carbon sequestration, biodiversity and urban amenity, among other uses (McCutcheon and Schnoor, 2003). The most important diseases of poplars and willows are described, as well as strategies for their control. Insects and other animal pests of poplars and willows are treated similarly. Wood properties and utilization of poplars and willows for traditional, as well as emerging, new products are presented. Markets, trends and outlook for wood products worldwide are analysed, considering poplars in relation to tree species in general. The benefits of poplars and willows for sustainable land use and rural livelihoods, including agroforestry, food security, poverty alleviation and shelter, particularly in developing countries, are highlighted.
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    Newsletter
    Poplar and Willow News, issue no 7, March 2017
    Newsletter of the International Poplar Commission
    2017
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    Welcome to the 7th edition of the Newsletter of the International Poplar Commission (IPC) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. In this issue, you will find useful information on past and forthcoming conferences and meetings hosted by National Poplar Commissions of different countries, as well as other events of interest related to the production of, and research involving, poplars and willows. The Newsletter also contains a section on scientific papers, abstracts and books related to the most recent research in the field of the family Salicaceae.
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    Poplar and Willow News, Issue no. 8, February 2018 2018
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    The newsletter of the International Poplar Commission “Poplar and Willow News”, Issue N° 8, February 2018 informs and reviews the main activities of the IPC and other organizations in order to circulate useful information that may be of interest to the whole community of the Salicaceae. This newsletter also includes a section on publications that presents papers, abstracts, books, and new research, among other things.

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