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- Lang, Anne C.; Härdtle, Werner; Bruelheide, Helge; Geißler, Christian; Nadrowski, Karin; Schuldt, Andreas; Yu, Mingjian; von Oheimb, Goddert
- Forest ecology and management 2010 v.260 no.10 pp. 1708-1715
- tree growth; interspecific variation; functional diversity; forest trees; diameter; plant architecture; tree crown; tree age; tropical forests; botanical composition; soil depth; stand density; forest management; plant competition; Quercus serrata; Castanea; Castanopsis; Schima; China
- ... Trees are able to respond to their local biotic and abiotic environment with morphological adjustments which improve resource acquisition and, thus, growth. In forests, light is broadly recognised as one of the major factors determining growth, and morphological responses comprise changes in crown architecture and stem stature. On sloping terrain, the interplay of phototropism and gravitropism may ...
- S. Diamandis; C. Perlerou; Z. Nakopoulou; V. Christopoulos; E. Topalidou; G. Tziros
- Acta horticulturae 2014 no.1043 pp. 23-34
- Castanea; Cryphonectria parasitica; biological control; coppicing; forests; fungi; horticulture; human resources; inoculum; orchards; silvicultural practices; tree age; viruses; Greece
- ... Since 1963 when chestnut blight was recorded for the first time in Greece, the disease has spread into all 29 chestnut growing prefectures. As a result the national, annual chestnut production was reduced from 18,000 tons in the 1960s to 11,000 tons in 2005. A project for the application of biological control on a nationwide scale was funded and implemented during the period 2007-2009. Hypovirulen ...