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- Skrzyszewski, J., et al. Show all 36 Authors
- European journal of forest research 2015 v.134 no.5 pp. 927-947
- drought; mixed stands; trees; risk; Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica; production technology; pure stands; site index; climate change; stand density; Pinus sylvestris; temperature; climatic factors; mixing; timber production; forest inventory; stand basal area; Ukraine; Sweden; Bulgaria; Spain
- ... Mixing of complementary tree species may increase stand productivity, mitigate the effects of drought and other risks, and pave the way to forest production systems which may be more resource-use efficient and stable in the face of climate change. However, systematic empirical studies on mixing effects are still missing for many commercially important and widespread species combinations. Here we s ...
- Skrzyszewski, J., et al. Show all 29 Authors
- Forest ecology and management 2016 v.373 pp. 149-166
- Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica; Pinus sylvestris; additive effect; forests; mixed stands; mixing; models; shade tolerance; stand density; stand structure; trees; Europe
- ... The mixing of tree species with complementary ecological traits may modify forest functioning regarding productivity, stability, or resilience against disturbances. This may be achieved by a higher heterogeneity in stand structure which is often addressed but rarely quantified. Here, we use 32 triplets of mature and fully stocked monocultures and mixed stands of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) an ...