Environmental aspects of planting Eucalyptus

The International Journal of Forestry Research has published a special issue titled Eucalyptus beyond Its Native Range: Environmental Issues in Exotic Bioenergy Plantations (http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijfr/si/927807/).
Guest editors of the special issue are J.A. Stanturf (U.S. Forest Service), E.D. Vance (NCASI), T.R. Fox (Virginia Tech) and M. Kirst (University of Florida). Following is the table of contents.

  • Eucalyptus and Water Use in South Africa by J.M. Albaugh, P. J. Dye, and J.S. King
  • Environmental and Socioeconomic Indicators for Bioenergy Sustainability by V.H. Dale, M.H. Langholtz, B.M. Wesh, and L.M. Eaton
  • Introduction of Eucalyptus spp. into the United States with Special Emphasis on the Southern United States by R. C. Kellison, R. Lea, and P. Marsh
  • Survey to Evaluate Escape of Eucalyptus spp. Seedlings from Plantations in Southeastern USA by M. A. Callaham Jr., J.A. Stanturf, W.J. Hammond, D.L. Rockwood, E.S. Wenk, and J.J. O’Brien
  • Evaluating Potential Changes in Fire Risk from Eucalyptus Plantings in the Southern United States by S.L. Goodrick and J.A. Stanturf
  • Assessing the Invasion Risk of Eucalyptus in the United States Using the Australian Weed Risk Assessment by D.R. Gordon, S.L. Flory, A.L. Cooper, and S.K. Morris
  • A Spatial Index for Identifying Opportunity Zones for Woody Cellulosic Conversion Facilities by X. Huang, J.H. Perdue, and T.M. Young
  • Diversity of Ectomycorrhizal Fungi Associated with Eucalyptus in Africa and Madagascar by M. Ducousso, R. Duponnois, D. Thoen, and Y. Prin
  • Quality of Wood and Charcoal from Eucalyptus Clones for Ironmaster Use by B.L.C. Pereira, A.C. Oliveira, A.M.M.L. Carvalho, A.C.O. Carneiro, L.C. Santos, and B.R. Vital
  • History and Status of Eucalyptus Improvement in Florida by D.L. Rockwood
  • Eucalypts and Their Potential for Invasiveness Particularly in Frost-Prone Regions by T.H. Booth  

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