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- Chen, Lei; Sumida, Akihiro
- Forests 2017 v.8 no.1
- Picea glehnii, etc ; branches; branching; death; photons; photosynthesis; probability; shoots; tree growth; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... The development of crown architecture strongly affects tree growth and survival. Growth and death of primary branches (those branching off from the main stem) and secondary branches (those from a primary branch) in the lowest part of the crown were investigated for Picea glehnii in an even-aged plantation. Probability of death of a primary branch decreased as the length between its basal location ...