Journal of new sciences

F Hasnaoui, I Zouaoui, N Boussaidi, R Ncibi, C Abbes, B Hasnaoui
Agriculture and Biotechnology   unpublished
Observations during the period (2002-2017) were achieved in different cork oak forest according to altitude, exposures, masked and unmasked trees, burned, not burned, and mutilated. This study focused on the whole Tunisian cork oak forest. The various visits of the exploitation cork sites showed that the decline of the cork oak forests is the direct result of the bad cutting cork, capping and mutilation, repeated fires, xylophagous insects, fungal diseases, and water stress.