Project results

portada_guia_en1. Technical guide on soil conditioners and groundcovers

Description

An illustrated 60-pages manual describing the problems of drought and competing vegetation in tree planting in Europe and the Mediterranean, introducing the most common techniques utilized to control these threats. The emphasis is done on soil conditioners and groundcovers, including the description of the main versions of both techniques, and  a cost analysis on their use, compared to reference techniques, in a wide range of tree planting scenarios.

2. Articles (scientific and technical journals, conference proceedings and unpublished papers)

A set of 8 articles have been published in scientific and technical publications produced at different geographic scopes. 

3. Project video

- Sustaffor in less than 5 minutes. A video-presentation that summarizes the project aims, techniques and results.

 

4. Individual leaflets describing each novel technique

Novel soil conditioner (TerraCottem Internacional)

Novel soil conditioner
(TerraCottem Internacional)

Novel biopolymer-based groundcover (DTC)

Novel biopolymer-based groundcover
(DTC)

Novel woven jute groundcover (La Zeloise)

Novel woven jute groundcover
(La Zeloise)

Novel recycled rubber groundcover (EcoRub)

Novel recycled rubber groundcover
(EcoRub)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Other general dissemination products 

The project brochure, project poster and the periodic Newsletters are provided below.

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Project brochure

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Project Poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Newsletters:

Microsoft Word - Sustaffor_Newsletter1.doc

Newsletter 1: Sustaffor project launched!

Microsoft Word - Sustaffor_Newsletter2.doc

Newsletter 2: Sustaffor field trials accomplished!

Microsoft Word - Sustaffor_Newsletter2.doc

Sustaffor_Newsletter3: Sustaffor field trials monitoring

Microsoft Word - Sustaffor_Newsletter4

Sustaffor Newsletter 4: Some preliminary results from the first vegetative period (2014)-July 2015

SustAffor - Newsletter 5 : Sustaffor comes to an end...here are some of the main conclusions

SustAffor – Newsletter 5 : Sustaffor comes to an end…here are some of the main conclusions