Coltural valorization of coppices in Southern Italy

Francesco Iovino, Giuliano Menguzzato

Abstract


In Italy coppices cover vast areas (53% of total forest area). The problems related to coppice management are analyzed and different management options are outlined, based on research results and for different environmental and socio-economic contexts. It is pointed out that coppice management cannot be carried out following only one general hypothesis. Coppice valorization must be supported by adequate policy decisions.


Keywords


coppice; Southern Italy;

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