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Yield of Larix sukaczewii Dyl. in northern Sweden

Martinsson, Owe (1995). Yield of Larix sukaczewii Dyl. in northern Sweden. Technical Report. Uppsala: UNSPECIFIED, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet. Studia forestalia Suecica ; 196
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The stem volume yield of twenty small stands of larch, mainly Larix sukaczewii Dyl., was studied in northern Sweden. The stand age range was 34-89 years. On the most productive sites trees attain a dominant height of 27 m at age 60 years. Tree height increment is still continuing at age 90 years. The productivity of larch varies widely, depending on site quality. During a 100-year rotation, the total volume yield of larch on medium sites was calculated at 500 m3 ha-', and at 1000 m3 ha-' on the most productive sites (both including bark). On the most productive sites, stem volume yield of larch exceeded that of indigenous conifers by 10-25 per cent (excluding bark). On poor, dry, flat or waterlogged sites the yield of larch was inferior to that of indigenous conifers. On high-altitude sites, surprisingly high yields were observed.

Authors/Creators:Martinsson, Owe
Title:Yield of Larix sukaczewii Dyl. in northern Sweden
Series/Journal:Studia forestalia Suecica (0039-3150)
Year of publishing :1995
Number:196
Number of Pages:20
Place of Publication:Uppsala
Publisher:Faculty of Forestry, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
ISBN for printed version:91-576-5007-1
ISSN:0039-3150
Language:English
Additional Information:Institutionen för skogsskötsel. Department of siviculture
Publication Type:Report
Full Text Status:Public
Agris subject categories.:K Forestry > K01 Forestry - General aspects
K Forestry > K70 Forest injuries and protection
Subjects:Obsolete subject words > FORESTRY, AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES and LANDSCAPE PLANNING > Plant production > Forestry
(A) Swedish standard research categories 2011 > 4 Agricultural Sciences > 401 Agricultural, Forestry and Fisheries > Forest Science
Keywords:volume yield, dominant height, height increment, mean annual increment, conifers, taiga
URN:NBN:urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-9-3
Permanent URL:
http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:slu:epsilon-9-3
ID Code:3662
Faculty:S - Faculty of Forest Sciences
Deposited By: Skogsbiblioteket Umeå
Deposited On:09 Feb 2010 00:00
Metadata Last Modified:17 Dec 2015 14:41

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