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Institution: Forest Research Institute                                                             
Role in the Action: MC substitute, WG 3

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Research interests related to EuroCoppice

  • integration of livestock into coppice forests
  • silvo-pastoral systems
  • wildlife
  • combination of wood and non-wood products 

Publications related to EuroCoppice

  • Papachristou, T.G. and P.D. Platis, 2011. The impact of cattle and goats grazing on vegetation in oak stands of varying coppicing age. Acta Oecologica, 37: 16-22. doi:10.1016/j.actao.2010.11.001
  • Papachristou, T.G., 2013. Pastoralism on oak forest ecosystems: competition or compatibility? In: Lombardi G., Mosimann E., Gorlier A., Iussig G., Lonati M., Pittarello M., Probo M. (Eds). Proceedings of the 17th Meeting of the FAO‐CIHEAM Mountain Pasture Network ‐ Pastoralism and ecosystem conservation, Trivero, Italy, 5‐7 June 2013, pp. 68‐71.
  • Papachristou, T.G., I. Spanos, P.D. Platis, 2009. Forest Vegetation Management in Europe, Chapter 6: Greece. In: I. Willoughby, P. Balandier, N. S. Bentsen, N. McCarthy and J. Claridge (Editors), Forest Vegetation Management in Europe. COST Office, Brussels, pp. 51-60.
  • Papachristou, T.G., P.D. Platis and A.S. Nastis, 2005. Foraging behaviour of cattle and goats in oak forest stands of varying coppicing age in Northern Greece. Small Ruminant Research, 59: 181-189. doi:10.1016/j.smallrumres.2005.05.006
  • Papachristou, T. G., 1998. Forest ecosystem types of Greece and their relation to grazing animals. In: J. Humphrey, R. Gill and J. Claridge (Editors), Grazing as Management Tool in European Forest Ecosystems. Forestry Commission, Technical Paper 25, Edinburgh, UK, pp. 72-78.



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