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Modeling Forest Dynamics

Gao Lushuang, Dr Jerry Vanclay, Prof Chunyu Zhang

  1. Bioenergy is re-shaping opportunities and imperatives of forest management. This study demonstrates, through a case study in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.), how forest bioenergy policies affect stand management...

    Authors: Tianjian Cao, Kari Hyytiäinen, Henna Hurttala, Lauri Valsta and Jerome K. Vanclay
    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2015 2:19
  2. Analysing and modelling plant growth is an important interdisciplinary field of plant science. The use of relative growth rates, involving the analysis of plant growth relative to plant size, has more or less ...

    Authors: Arne Pommerening and Anders Muszta
    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2015 2:5
  3. Frequent outbreaks of insects and diseases have been recorded in the native forests of western North America during the last few decades, but the distribution of these outbreaks has been far from uniform. In s...

    Authors: Wendy Peterman and Richard H Waring
    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2014 1:24
  4. Information about competition responses is mainly available for monospecific stands or mixed stands with a small number of species. Studies on complex multi-species and highly structured forest ecosystems are ...

    Authors: Thomas Seifert, Stefan Seifert, Armin Seydack, Graham Durrheim and Klaus von Gadow
    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2014 1:13
  5. Forest ecosystem functioning is strongly influenced by the absorption of photosynthetically active radiation (APAR), and therefore, accurate predictions of APAR are critical for many process-based forest growt...

    Authors: David I Forrester, Rubén Guisasola, Xiaolu Tang, Axel T Albrecht, Tran Lam Dong and Guerric le Maire
    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2014 1:17
  6. Progress of forest production in response to the environment requires a quantitative understanding of leaf area development. Therefore, it is necessary to investigate the dynamics of seasonal crown foliage in ...

    Authors: Sahadev Sharma, A T M Rafiqul Hoque, Kangkuso Analuddin and Akio Hagihara
    Citation: Forest Ecosystems 2014 1:15