Forestry & Wood Science
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ALAVI SJ, VEISKARAMI R, ESMAILZADEH O, VON GADOW K. Analyzing the Biological and Structural Diversity of Hyrcanian Forests Dominated by Taxus baccata L. Forests 2020; 10(6):11060701, 17 pages.

 

ALAWODE AO, AMIANDAMHEN SO, JOUBERT L, MEINCKEN M, TYHODA L. Performance evaluation of a natural based adhesive derived from Irvingia wood species kernel extracts on wood panel production. JOURNAL OF ADHESION SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2020; 34(9):1-18.

 

ALAWODE AO, ESELEM BUNGU PS, AMIANDAMHEN SO, MEINCKEN M, TYHODA L. Evaluation of Irvingia Kernels Extract as Biobased Wood Adhesive. JOURNAL OF WOOD SCIENCE 2020; 66:12, 13 pages.

 

AMIANDAMHEN SO, MEINCKEN M, TYHODA L. Natural Fibre Modification and its Influence on Fibre-Matrix Interfacial Properties in Biocomposite Materials. FIBERS AND POLYMERS 2020; 21(4):677-689.

 

CHARLTON RA, NAGHIZADEH MAHANI Z, HAM C, WESSELS CB. A Value Chain Comparison of Pinus Patula Sawlog Management Regimes Based on Different Initial Planting Densities and Effect on Wood Quality. Forest Policy and Economics 2020; 111:102067, 11 pages.

 

CHARLTON RA, NAGHIZADEH MAHANI Z, KUNNEKE A, WESSELS CB. The Effect of Planting Density on The Stem Form of Pinus Patula Trees. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2020; 82(1):70-74.

 

CRAFFORD PL, WESSELS CB. South African Log Resource Availability and Potential Environmental Impact of Timber Construction. South African Journal of Science 2020; 116(7/8):1-8.

 

DE CAUWER V, BEECKMAN H, KLEINN CWD, MOSES M, NOTT A, SEIFERT T, MUYS B. Improving the Knowledge Base for Tropical Dry Forest Management in Southern Africa: Regional Volume Models for Pterocarpus AngolensisFOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 2020; 477:118485, 14 pages.

 

DU TOIT B, SCHEEPERS GP. Modelling Soil Nitrogen Mineralisation in Semi-Mature Pine Stands of South Africa to Identify Nutritional Limitations and to Predict Potential Responses to Fertilisation. Annals of Forest Science 2020; 77:24, 24 pages.

 

ERASMUS J, DREW DM, WESSELS CB. The Flexural Lumber Properties of Pinus Patula Schiede ex Schltdl. & Cham. Improve with Decreasing Initial Tree Spacing. Annals of Forest Science 2020; 77:73, 15 pages.

 

ERASMUS J, WESSELS CB. The Effect of Stand Density Management on Pinus Patula Lumber Properties . European Journal of Forest Research 2020; 139:247-257.

 

FAN C, TAN L, ZHANG C, ZHAO XH, GAO L, VON GADOW K. Scale-Dependent Effects of Neighborhood Biodiversity on Individual Tree Productivity in a Coniferous and Broad-Leaved Mixed Forest in China. Ecology and Evolution 2020; 10:8225-8234.

 

GAGLIARDI KN, ACKERMAN SA, ACKERMAN PA. Multi-Product Forwarder-Based Timber Extraction: Time Consumption and Productivity Analysis of Two Forwarder Models Over Multiple Products and Extraction Distances. Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering 2020; 41(2):231-242.

 

HAO M, MESSIER C, GENG Y, ZHANG C, ZHAO XH, VON GADOW K. Functional Traits Influence Biomass and Productivity Through Multiple Mechanisms in a Temperate Secondary Forest. European Journal of Forest Research 2020; 139:959-968.

 

HIRSCH H, ALLSOPP MH, CANAVAN S, CHEEK M, GEERTS S, GELDENHUYS CJ, HARDING G, HURLEY BP, JONES W, KEET J, KLEIN H, RUWANZA S, VAN WILGEN BW, WINGFIELD MJ, RICHARDSON DM. Eucalyptus camaldulensis in South Africa - past, present, future. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 2020; 75(1):1-22.

 

JACOBSON MG, HAM C. The (Un)broken Promise of Agroforestry: A Case Study of Improved Fallows in Zambia. ENVIRONMENT DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY 2020; 22:8247-8260.

 

KOTZE JDF, BEUKES HB, SEIFERT T. Designing an Optimal Sampling Strategy for a National Level Invasive Alien Plant Assessment: A South African Case Study. Ecological Indicators 2020; 119:106763,11 pages.

 

LIN HT, LAM TY, VON GADOW K, KERSHAW JR JA. Effects of Nested Plot Designs on Assessing Stand Attributes, Species Diversity, and Spatial Forest Structures. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 2020; 457:117658, 8 pages.

 

MENSAH S, SALAKO VK, ASSOGBADJO AE, KAKAI RG, SINSIN B, SEIFERT T. Functional Trait Diversity is A Stronger Predictor of Multifunctionality than Dominance: Evidence from an Afromontane Forest in South Africa. Ecological Indicators 2020; 115:106415, 11 pages.

 

MENSAH S, SALAKO VK, SEIFERT T. Structural Complexity and Large-Sized Trees Explain Shifting Species Richness and Carbon Relationship Across Vegetation Types. Functional Ecology 2020; 34:1731-1745.

 

MILLER TB, STANGLER DF, LARYSCH E, SEIFERT T, SPIECKER H, KAHLE HP. Plasticity of Seasonal Xylem and Phloem Production of Norway Spruce Along an Elevational Gradient. Trees - Structure and Function 2020; 34:1281-1297.

 

MULENGA C, CLARKE CE, MEINCKEN M. Physiological and Growth Responses to Pollutant-Induced Biochemical Changes in Plants: A Review. Pollution 2020; 6(4):827-848.

 

MUNALULA F, SEIFERT T, MEINCKEN M. Inter-Annual Growth Response of Three Miombo Tree Species to Climatic Effects. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2020; 82(2):135-147.

 

PADILLA-MARTINEZ JB, CORRAL-RIVAS JJ, BRISENO-REYES J, PAUL C, LOPEZ-SERRANO PM, VON GADOW K. Patterns of Density and Production in the Community Forests of the Sierra Madre Occidental, Mexico. Forests 2020; 11(3):307, 14 pages.

 

PAGEL CL, LENNER R, WESSELS CB. Investigation into Material Resistance Factors and Properties of Young, Engineered Eucalyptus Grandis Timber. Construction and Building Materials 2020; 230:117059, 10 pages.

 

SCHEEPERS GP, DU TOIT B. Soil Water Deficit as a Tool to Measure Water Stress and Inform Silvicultural Management in the Cape Forest Regions, South Africa. iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 2020; 13:473-481.

 

SHEPPARD JP, RECKZIEGEL RB, BORRASS L, CHIRWA PW, CUARANHUA CJ, HASSLER SK, HOFFMEISTER S, KESTEL F, MAIER R, MALICKE M, MORHART C, NDLOVU NP, VESTE M, FUNK R, LANG F, SEIFERT T, DU TOIT B, KAHLE HP. Agroforestry: An Appropriate and Sustainable Response to a Changing Climate in Southern Africa?. Sustainability 2020; 12:12176796, 32 pages.

 

STERENCZAK K, ZAPLATA R, WOJCIK J, KRASZEWSKI B, MIELCAREK M, MITELSZTEDT K, BIALCZAK M, KROK G, KUBERSKI L, MARKIEWICZ A, MODZELEWSKA A, PARKITNA K, PIASECKA Z, PILCH K, RZECZYCKI K, SADKOWSKI R, WIETECHA M, RYSIAK P, VON GADOW K, CIESZEWSKI CJ. ALS-Based Detection of Past Human Activities in the Białowieza Forest - New Evidence of Unknown Remains of Past Agricultural Systems. Remote Sensing 2020; 10:3390, 23 pages.

 

TAN L, ZHANG P, ZHAO XH, FAN C, ZHANG C, YAN Y, VON GADOW K. Analysing Species Abundance Distribution Patterns Across Sampling Scales in Three Natural Forests in Northeastern China. iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 2020; 13:482-489.

 

UISSO AJ, CHIRWA WP, ACKERMAN PA, MBWAMBO L. Non-Carbon Benefits as Incentives for Participation in REDD + and the Role of Village Participatory Land Use Plans in Supporting this: Insights from Kilosa District, Tanzania. Journal of environmental planning and management 2021; 0:0.

 

VAN NIEKERK PB, DREW DM, DOVEY SB, DU TOIT B. Allometric Relationships to Predict Aboveground Biomass of 8–10-Year-Old Eucalyptus grandis × E. nitens in South-Eastern Mpumalanga, South Africa. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2020; 82(1):15-23.

 

VESTE M, LITTMANN T, KUNNEKE A, DU TOIT B, SEIFERT T. Windbreaks as Part of Climate-Smart Landscapes Reduce Evapotranspiration in Vineyards, Western Cape Province, South Africa. Plant, Soil and Environment 2020; 66(3):119-127.

 

WENHOLD RM, ACKERMAN PA, ACKERMAN SA, GAGLIARDI KN. Skills Development of Mechanized Softwood Sawtimber Cut-to-Length Harvester Operators on the Highveld of South Africa. International Journal of Forest Engineering 2020; 31(1):9-18.

 

WESSELS CB, NOCETTI M, BRUNETTI M, CRAFFORD PL, PROELLER M, DUGMORE MK, PAGEL CL, LENNER R, NAGHIZADEH MAHANI Z. Green-Glued Engineered Products from Fast Growing Eucalyptus Trees: A Review. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products/Holz als Roh - und Werkstoff 2020; 78:933-940.

 

YUE Q, HAO M, LI X, ZHANG CY, VON GADOW K, ZHAO XH. Assessing Biotic and Abiotic Effects on Forest Productivity in Three Temperate Forests. Ecology and Evolution 2020; 10:7887-7900.

 

ZHANG C, HE F, ZHANG Z, ZHAO XH, VON GADOW K. Latitudinal Gradients and Ecological Drivers of β-Diversity Vary Across Spatial Scales in a Temperate Forest Region. Global Ecology and Biogeography 2020; 29:1257-1263.​


ALAWODE AO, ESELEM BUNGU PS, AMIANDAMHEN SO, MEINCKEN M, TYHODA L. Properties and characteristics of novel formaldehyde-free wood adhesives prepared from Irvingia gabonensis and Irvingia wombolu seed kernal extracts. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADHESION AND ADHESIVES 2019; 95:e102423.

 

CAO J, LIU HL, ZHAO B, LI Z, DREW DM, ZHAO XH. Species-specific and elevation-differentiated responses of tree growth to rapid warming in a mixed forest lead to a continuous growth enhancement in semi-humid Northeast Asia. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 2019; 448:76-84.

 

CHICHINYE A, GELDENHUYS CJ, CHIRWA WP. Land-use impacts on the composition and diversity of the Baikiaea – Guibourtia – Pterocarpus woodlands of north-western Zimbabwe. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2019; 81(2):151-165.

 

DUGMORE MK, NOCETTI M, BRUNETTI M, NAGHIZADEH MAHANI Z, WESSELS CB. Bonding quality of cross-laminated timber: Evaluation of test methods on Eucalyptus grandis panels. Construction and Building Materials 2019; 211:217-227.

 

FISCHER PM, DU TOIT B. Use of δ13C as water stress indicator and potential silvicultural decision support tool in Pinus radiata stand management in South Africa. iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 2019; 12:51-60.

 

HAM H, OBERHOLSTER A, KANZLER A, DU TOIT B. In vivo interspecific pollination success between Pinus radiate. P. maximinoi, P. oocarpa and P. tecunumaniiJournal of Forest Research 2019; 30(3):817-826.

 

HAO M, GANESHAIAH KN, ZHANG CY, ZHAO XH, VON GADOW K. Discriminating among forest communities based on taxonomic, phylogenetic and trait distances. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 2019; 440:40-47.

 

HEITA HTN, HAM H, MENSAH S. Effects of seed viability and pre-treatments on seed germination of two indigenous species ? Strychnos cocculoides Baker and Guibourtia coleosperma (Benth.) Leonard in Namibia. AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS 2019; 93:2173-2180.

 

HEPPELMANN JB, LABELLE ER, SEIFERT T, SEIFERT S, WITTKOPF S. Development and Validation of a Photo-based measurement System to Calculate the Debarking Percentages of Processed Logs. Remote Sensing 2019; 11:rs11091133.

 

KOTZE JDF, BEUKES HB, SEIFERT T. Essential environmental variables to include in a stratified sampling design for a national-level invasive alien tree survey. iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 2019; 12:418-426.

 

LI S, GAO Y, BRUNETTI M, MACCHIONI N, NOCETTI M, PALANTI S. Mechanical and physical properties of Cunninghamia lanceolata wood decayed by brown rot. iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 2019; 12:317-322.

 

MABASO FS, HAM H, NEL A. Frost tolerance of various Pinus pure species and hybrids. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2019; 81(3):273-280.

 

MARU KT, GELDENHUYS CJ, CHIRWA WP. Stem volume and tree biomass harvested by different thinning intensities from dense and sparse karee stands in Central Bushveld, South Africa. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2019; 81(4):335-344.

 

MEDVED S, TUDOR EM, BARBU MC, JAMBREKOVIC V, SPANIC N. Effect of Pine (Pinus Sylvestris) Bark Dust on Particleboard Thickness Swelling and Internal Bond. Drvna Industrija 2019; 70(2):141-147.

 

NARON DR, COLLARD FX, TYHODA L, GORGENS JF. Influence of impregnated catalyst on the phenols production from pyrolysis of hardwood, softwood, and herbaceous lignins. Industrial Crops and Products 2019; 131:348-356.

 

NARON DR, COLLARD FX, TYHODA L, GORGENS JF. Production of phenols from pyrolysis of sugarcane bagasse lignin: Catalyst screening using thermogravimetric analysis – Thermal desorption – Gas chromatography – Mass spectroscopy. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 2019; 138:120-131.

 

NYIRENDA H, ASSÉDÉ EPS, CHIRWA WP, GELDENHUYS CJ, NSUBUGA FW. The effect of land use change and management of the vegetation characteristics and termite distribution in Malawian Miombo woodland agroecosystem. AGROFORESTRY

SYSTEMS 2019; 93:2331-2343.

 

ROCHA JHT, DU TOIT B, GONQALVES JLDM. Ca and Mg nutrition and its application in Eucalyptus and Pinus plantations. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 2019; 442:63-78.

 

SEIFERT E, SEIFERT S, VOGT H, DREW DM, VAN AARDT J, KUNNEKE A, SEIFERT T. Influence of Drone Altitude, Image Overlap, and Optical Sensor Resolution on Multi-View Reconstruction of Forest Images. Remote Sensing 2019; 11:rs11101252.

 

UISSO AJ, CHIRWA WP, ACKERMAN PA, MBWAMBO L. Forest management and conservation before and after the introduction of village participatory land use plans in the Kilosa district REDD+ initiative, Tanzania. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 2019; 38(2):97-115.

 

VAN GROENINGEN TJ, MNGOMEZULU LB, MEINCKEN M. Thermal degradation of Eucalyptus dunnii and Eucalyptus macarthurii trees exposed to fire. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products/Holz als Roh - und Werkstoff 2019; 77:1151-1160.

 

WILLIAMS C, ACKERMAN PA. South African pine cut-to-length harvesting: an analysis of fibre loss and productivity. Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering 2019; 40(1):55-64.

 

YIRGU A, MOHAMMED K, GELDENHUYS CJ. Useful medicinal tree species of Ethiopia: Comprehensive review. South African Journal of Botany 2019; 122:291-300.


ACKERMAN PA, MARTIN CJ, BREWER JC, ACKERMAN SA. Effect of slope on productivity and cost of Eucalyptus pulpwood harvesting using single-grip purpose-built and excavator-based harvesters. FOREST PRODUCTS JOURNAL 2018; 29(2):74-82.

 

ALLEN KJ, VILLALBA R, LAVERGNE A, PALMER JG, COOK ER, FENWICK P, DREW DM, TURNEY CSM, BAKER PJ. A comparison of some simple methods used to detect unstable temperature responses in tree-ring chronologies. DENDROCHRONOLOGIA 2018; 48(2018):52-73.

 

AMIANDAMHEN SO, MEINCKEN M, TYHODA L. The effect of chemical treatments of natural fibres on the properties of phosphate-bonded composite products. WOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2018; 2018(52):653-675.

 

AMIANDAMHEN SO, MONTECUCCOLI Z, MEINCKEN M, BARBU MC, TYHODA L. Phosphate bonded wood composite products from invasive Acacia trees occurring on the Cape Coastal plains of South Africa. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products/Holz als Roh - und Werkstoff 2018; 2018(76):437-444.

 

BREWER JC, TALBOT B, BELBO H, ACKERMAN PA, ACKERMAN SA. A comparison of two methods of data collection for modelling productivity of harvesters: manual time study and follow-up study using on-board computer stem records. Annals of Forest Research 2018; 61(1):109-124.

 

CHENG Y, ZHANG CY, ZHAO XH, VON GADOW K. Biomass-dominant species shape the productivity-diversity relationship in two temperate forests. Annals of Forest Science 2018; 75(97):3-9.

 

CORRAL-RIVAS JJ, GONZÁLEZ-ELIZONDO MDS, LUJAN-SOTO JE, VON GADOW K. Effects of density and structure on production in the communal forests of the Mexican Sierran Madre Occidental. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2018; 2070(2620):1-10.

 

DREW DM, DOWNES GM. Growth at the microscale: long term thinning effects on patterns and timing of intra-annual stem increment in radiata pine. Forest Ecosystems 2018; 5(32):1-13.

 

EFFAH B, VAN REENEN AJ, MEINCKEN M. Mechanical properties of wood-plastic composites made from various wood species with different compatibilisers. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products/Holz als Roh - und Werkstoff 2018; 2018(76):57-68.

 

ERASMUS J, KUNNEKE A, DREW DM, WESSELS CB. The effect of planting spacing on Pinus pastula stem straightness, microfibril angle and wood density. FORESTRY 2018; 91(3):247-258.

 

FAN XH, HE H, WANG J, XU C, VON GADOW K. Tree species richness in north-eastern China: geographical variation and minimum areas. Community Ecology 2017; 18(3):244-252.

 

FRONEMAN GM, WESSELS CB. Increased planting density as a means for improving Pinus elliottii lumber stiffness. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2018; 80(3):269-274.

 

HAM H, OBERHOLSTER A, KANZLER A, DU TOIT B. In vivo interspecific pollination success between Pinus radiata, P. maximinoi, P. oocarpa and P. tecunumanii. JOURNAL OF FORESTRY RESEARCH 2018; 1007(662X):1-10.

 

HAO M, ZHANG CY, ZHAO XH, VON GADOW K. Functional and phylogenetic diversity determine woody productivity in a temperate forest. Ecology and Evolution 2018; 2395(2406):2395-2406.

 

HEITA HTN, HAM H, MENSAH S. Effects of seed viability and pre-treatments on seed germination of two indigenous species - Strychnos cocculoides Baker and Guibourtia coleosperma (Benth.) Leonard in Namibia. AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS 2018; 0167(4366):1-8.

KAHRIMAN A, SONMEZ T, VON GADOW K. Site index models for Calabrian pine in the central Mediterranean region of Turkey. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 2018; 37(5):459-474.

 

LUNDQVIST SO, SEIFERT S, GRAHN T, OLSSON L, GARCÍA-GIL MR, KARLSSON B, SEIFERT T. Age and weather effects on between and within ring variations of number, width and coarseness of tracheids and radial growth of young Norway spruce. European Journal of Forest Research 2018; 2018(137):719-743.

 

MARAIS EM. Three new geophytic species of Pelargonium (Geraniaceae) from the Western Cape Province, South Africa and their relationships within section Hoarea. South African Journal of Botany 2017; 2017(113):261-269.

 

MEINCKEN M, ACHEAMPONG JB, DLAMINI TU. Plastic recycling in South Africa and its effection on further product quality - A case study. PONTE 2018; 74(6/1):299-309.

 

MENSAH S, DU TOIT B, SEIFERT T. Diversity-biomass relationship across forest layers: implications for niche complementarity and selection effects. Oecologia 2018; 187(2018):783-795.

 

MENSAH S, PIENAAR LO, KUNNEKE A, DU TOIT B, SEYDACK A, UHL E, PRETZSCH H, SEIFERT T. Height - Diamter allometry in South Africa's indigenous high forests: Assessing generic models performance and function forms. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 2018; 410(2018):1-11.

 

NEL A, MALAN FS, BRAUNSTEIN R, WESSELS CB, KANZLER A. Sawn-timber and kraft pulp properties of Pinus elliottii x Pinus caribaea var. hondurensis and Pinus patula x Pinus tecunumanii hybrids and their parental species. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2018; 80(2):159-168.

 

NOLAN RH, DREW DM, O GRADY AP, PINKARD EA, PAUL K, ROXBURGH SH, MITCHELL PJ, BRUCE J, BATTAGLIA M, RAMP D. Safeguarding reforestation efforts against changes in climate and disturbance regimes. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT 2018; 2018(424):458-467.

 

NORIHIRO JM, ACKERMAN PA, SPONG BD, LÄNGIN DW. Productivity model for cut-to-length harvester operation in South African Eucalyptus pulpwood plantations. Croatian Journal of Forest Engineering 2018; 39(2018)(1):1-13.

 

PERKINS D, UHL E, BIBER P, DU TOIT B, CARRARO V, RÖTZER T, PRETZSCH H. Impact of climate trends and drought events on the growth of oaks (Quercus robur L. and Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl.) within and beyond their natural range. Forests 2018; 9(3(108)):1-25.

 

PRÖLLER M, NOCETTI M, BRUNETTI M, BARBU MC, BLUMENTRITT M, WESSELS CB. Influence of processing parameters and wood properties on the edge gluing of green Eucalyptus grandis with a one-component PUR adhesive. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products/Holz als Roh - und Werkstoff 2018; 76(2018):1195-1204.

 

UISSO AJ, CHIRWA PW, ACKERMAN PA, MBWAMBO L. The role of village land forest reserves in the implementation of land use plans: experience from the REDD+ initiative, Tanzania. INTERNATIONAL FORESTRY REVIEW 2018; 20(2):236-249.

 

UISSO AJ, CHIRWA PWC, ACKERMAN PA, MBWAMBO L. Forest management and conservation before and after the introduction of village participatory land use plans in the Kilosa district REDD+ initiative, Tanzania. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 2018; 1054(9811):1-19.

 

VAN DER MERWE J, PULKKI RE, ACKERMAN PA, LÄNGIN DW. The impact of log surface damage caused by harvester Eucalyptus debarking on pulp value recovery. Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science (Southern Hemisphere Forestry Journal) 2018; 80(2):105-113.



Chapters in books

DE CAUWER V, CHAKA M, CHIMWAMUROMBE PM, GEORGE D, HAM H, HEITA HTN, MAKOI T, MASHUNGWA G, REINHOLD-HUREK B, TSHWENYANE S. Artificial ans assisted natural regeneration of socio-economically important southern African tree species. In: Revermann R, Krewenka KM, Schmiedel U, Olwoch JM, Helmschrot J, Jürgens N (eds.) Climate change and adaptive land management in southern Africa, Klaus Hess Publishers, Göttingen, Germany, 2018: 324-331.


Proceedings National and International

DLAMINI TU, ACHEAMPONG JB, HAM C, MEINCKEN M. The feasibility of Wood Plastic Composite Materials as building materials for RDP houses. Merensky Young Scientist Seminar: Valuation and Evaluation of Forest Resources, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Department Forest & Wood Science. Faculty of AgriSciences, Stellenbosch University 2018: 1-68.​​

NELWAMONDO MC, HAM C, HAM H. A conceptual framework for payment for environmental services in plantation forest in South Africa. In: HAM C, Kleinn C, HAM H (eds.) Merensky Young Scientis Seminar: Valuation and Evaluation of Forest Resources, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Department Forest & Wood Science. Faculty of AgriSciences, Stellenbosch University 2018: 1-68.

SEBOA DD, HAM C, ACKERMAN SA. Quantifying financial returns from commercial forestry research trails in the Zululand Region of KwaZulu-Natal. Merensky Young Scientist Seminar: Valuation and Evaluation of Forest Resources, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Department Forest & Wood Science. Faculty of AgriSciences, Stellenbosch University 2018: 1-68.

TERBLANCHE M, ACKERMAN PA, ACKERMAN SA. Unlocking the potential of harvester on board computer data in the South African forestry value chain. Merensky Young Scientist Seminar: Valuation and Evaluation of Forest Resources, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Department Forest & Wood Science. Faculty of AgriSciences, Stellenbosch University 2018: 1-68.


ALAWODE AO. Natural wood adhesives prepared from Irvingia gabonensis and Irvingia wombolu kernel extracts to reduce formaldehyde emissions. Forest Products Society 72nd International Convention, Wisconsin, USA, Forest Products Scoiety USA 2018: 1-45.


Doctoral degrees completed

ALAWODE AO. Properties and potential use of Irvingia gabonensis and Irvingia wombolu kernel extract as an eco-friendly wood adhesive. PhD, 2019. 114 pp. Promotor: TYHODA L. Medepromotor: MEINCKEN M.

 

CRAFFORD PL. An investigation into the environmental sustainability of buildings in South Africa with a focus on timber building systems. PhD, 2019. 114 pp. Promotor: WESSELS CB. Medepromotor: BLUMENTRITT M.

 

MUNALULA F. Wood anatomical studies of selected Zambian Hardwood species and their response to changing climatic conditions. PhD, 2019. 114 pp. Promotor: MEINCKEN M. Medepromotor: SEIFERT T.

 

WALE H. Pattern and Dynamics of Remnant Dry Afromontane Forests: A case study in Northwestern Ethiopia. PhD, 2019. 228 pp. Promotor: ACKERMAN PA.


HAM H. Investigating pollination success between Pinus radiata and selected pine species. PhD (Bosb), 2018. 164 pp. Promotor: DU TOIT B. Medepromotor: Kanzler A, OBERHOLSTER A.

 

SCHEEPERS GP. Fertilisation of semi-mature Pinus elliottii and Pinus elliottii x caribaea stands on a climatic gradient in the Tsitsikamma and its effect on system nutrition and stand productivity. PhD (Bosb), 2018. 170 pp. Promotor: DU TOIT B. Medepromotor: DREW DM.

 

UISSO AJ. Community percepcions of the effectiveness of participatory land use plans in enhancing the management and conservation of Village Land Forest Reserves in Kilosa District, Tanzania. PhD (Bosb), 2018. 213 pp. Promotor: Chirwa PWC. Medepromotor: ACKERMAN PA.


Masters degrees completed

DLAMINI TU. The feasibility of WPC material made from invasive trees and recycled plastic as a building material for RDP houses in South Africa. MSc, 2019. 120 pp. Studieleier: MEINCKEN M.

 

GOLDSMITH AA. The combined effect of slash burning and repeated disc harrowing on changes in fuel loading, soil properties, root growth and stand productivity of Eucalypts in Mpumalanga: South Africa. MSc, 2019. 106 pp. Studieleier: DU TOIT B.

 

MNGOMEZULU LB. Phosphate-bonded composite products: The influence of filler materials, biomass type and processing method on panel properties. MSc, 2019. 74 pp. Studieleier: TYHODA L. Medestudieleier: MEINCKEN M.

 

MPHAHLELE LI. Genetic control of Fusarium circinatum tolerance in Pinus patula x P. tecunumanii hybrid families. MSc, 2019. 91 pp. Studieleier: HAM H. Medestudieleier: Nel A.

 

TERBLANCHE M. Unlocking the potential of harvester on-board-computer data in the South African forestry value chain. MSc, 2019. 95 pp. Studieleier: ACKERMAN PA. Medestudieleier: ACKERMAN SA.

 

TSHAVHUNGWE V. Managing lumber stiffness variation in a sawmill – A statistical quality control approach. MSc, 2019. 102 pp. Studieleier: WESSELS CB.


CHARLTON RA. Higher initial planting densities for South African-grown Pinus patula sawlog trees: the effect on stem form and land expectation value. MSc Houtkunde, 2018. 84 pp. Studieleier: WESSELS CB. Medestudieleier: HAM C.

 

DUGMORE MK. Evaluation of the bonding quality of E. grandis cross-laminated timber made with a one-component polyurethane adhesive. MSc Houtkunde, 2018. 80 pp. Studieleier: WESSELS CB.

 

GRAHAM DJ. Silvicultural value chain analysis of short rotation Eucalyptus Grandis X Urophylla stands in Coastal Zululand. MScBosb, 2018. 97 pp. Studieleier: HAM C.

HEITA HTN. Evaluating the germination potential of Pterocarpus angolensis and Strychnos cocculoides with tissue culture techniques. MScBosb, 2018. 74 pp. Studieleier: HAM H. Medestudieleier: de Cauwer V.

 

LAMBRECHTS HA. The potential for Eucalyptus hybrids in farm forestry in the semi-arid winter rainfall region of South Africa. MScBosb, 2018. 95 pp. Studieleier: DU TOIT B.

 

MALINGA S. Genetic control of frost tolerance in Pinus patula x Pinus tecunumanii (LE and HE) hybrid families. MScBosb, 2018. 100 pp. Studieleier: HAM H. Medestudieleier: NEL A.

 

MARAIS BN. Methods of assessing utilisable sawlog volume of riparian alien invasive forests in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. MScBosb, 2018. 116 pp. Studieleier: DREW DM. Medestudieleier: HAM C.

 

MWANSA P. Investigating the impact of fire on the natural regeneration of woody species in dry and wet Miombo woodland. MScBosb, 2018. 187 pp. Studieleier: DU TOIT B. Medestudieleier: de Cauwer V.

 

RAATZ KF. Cellulose nanocrystals isolated from South African invasive wood species. MSc Houtkunde, 2018. 66 pp. Studieleier: MEINCKEN M. Medestudieleier: LUTZ M.

 

SEBOA DD. Quantifying financial returns from commercial forestry research trials in the Zululand Region of KwaZulu-Natal. MScBosb, 2018. 152 pp. Studieleier: HAM C. Medestudieleier: ACKERMAN SA.

 

VAN NIEKERK PB. Allometric models for aboveground biomass of Eucalyptys grandis x nitens. MScBosb, 2018. 104 pp. Studieleier: DREW DM. Medestudieleier: DU TOIT B, Dovey SB.

 

WENHOLD RM. Skills development of mechanised softwood sawtimber cut-to-length harvester operators on the Highveld of South Africa. MScBosb, 2018. 100 pp. Studieleier: ACKERMAN PA. Medestudieleier: ACKERMAN SA.

 

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