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Best management practices poplar manual for agroforestry applications in Minnesota

J.G. Isebrands
Environmental Forestry Consultants, LLC
New London, WI 54961

September, 2007Publication cover

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Contents

Part I

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  • Cover
  • Table of contents
  • Introduction
    • History
    • Terminology
  • Advanced planning
  • Site selection and suitability

Part II

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  • Plantation design
    • Windbreaks/shelterbelts/timberbelts
    • Animal confinements
    • Livestock waste disposal
    • Riparian buffers
    • Block plantings
    • Biomass/energy plantings
    • Wellhead designs
    • Other agroforestry practices
    • Phytoremediation
  • Site preparation
    • Year one
    • Year two – year of planting
  • Plant material selection – species and clones
    • Introduction and caution
    • Poplar clones
    • Willows and prairie plants
    • Agricultural crops for agroforestry

Part III

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  • Planting methods
    • Planting stock
    • Time of planting
    • Planting
  • Planting maintenance
    • Weed control
    • Planting protection
      • Insects
      • Diseases
      • Animal browsing
    • Fertilization
    • Irrigation
    • Thinning
    • Pruning
    • Coppicing
    • Organic poplar farming practices
  • Harvest
    • Overview
    • Post harvest options
  • Utilization opportunities
    • Growth and yield of poplars in Minnesota
    • Traditional wood products
      • Pulp and paper
      • Solid wood products
      • Compisite products
      • Bioenergy 33
      • Animal feed products
      • Agroforestry benefits
  • Intangible products
    • Soil erosion control
    • Protection
    • Wildlife benefits
    • Livestock operations benefits
    • Emerging opportunities
      • Carbon sequestration
      • Phytoremediation
      • Other opportunities

Part IV

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  • Economics
  • References
  • Useful Websites – Links
  • List of Tree Nurseries

Part V

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  • List of Prairie Seed Nurseries
  • List of Photos
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgments

 

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