Some Causes and Effects of Horizontal Density Variation in Tree Stems

Author: Doerner, Karl

Source: Forest Science, Volume 10, Number 1, 1 March 1964 , pp. 24-27(4)

Publisher: Society of American Foresters

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Abstract:

This study relates the horizontal density variation of a tree stem to the structural properties of the stem. The analysis shows that new perimeter wood strives to react efficiently to the stress stimuli, and the efficiency extends throughout the life of the tree.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Located at Houston, Texas

Publication date: March 1, 1964

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