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- Geisel, Julian, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Forest ecology and management 2012 v.283 pp. 106-118
- Quercus petraea; Quercus robur; branches; economics; meta-analysis; planting; seedlings; spatial distribution; stem form; tree growth; tree trunk; trees; Austria; Germany; Switzerland
- ... Cluster planting of oaks (Quercus robur and Quercus petraea) was introduced to central Europe in the 1980s and 1990s as an economic and ecological alternative to the traditional and costly row planting for re-afforestation of wind-thrown and clear-cut areas. Clusters comprising 20–30 seedlings are either ‘nests’ (nest planting) with very dense spacing of ca. 0.2m between trees, or ‘groups’ (group ...