Towards sustainable management of forest residues in the southern Apennine Mediterranean mountain forests: a scenario-based approach

Key message
Managing forest residues according to the carbon content of the soil helps to minimize the ecological footprint of their removal.

Keywords
Forest management plans; Woody residues; Soil organic content (SOC); Soil organic carbon stock (SOCS); Soil fertility

Publication
Pergola, M.T., Saulino, L., Castellaneta, M. et al. Towards sustainable management of forest residues in the southern Apennine Mediterranean mountain forests: a scenario-based approach. Annals of Forest Science 79, 14 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13595-022-01128-w

Data and/or Code availability
The datasets generated during and/or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.

Handling Editor
Shuqing Zhao

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