Notes: Freeze-Crack-Related Measurements on Platanus x acerifolia Trees

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Abstract:

For four consecutive winters, stem temperature, stem shrinkage, and widths of freeze cracks were measured on London plane trees, Platanus x acerifolia, in Urbana, Illinois. At temperatures below 0°C, trunk shrinkage and widths of freeze cracks were substantial and inversely correlated with temperature. Wood shrinkage was greater in trees with cracks than in trees without cracks. For. Sci. 33(1):239-244.

Keywords: Frost cracks; plane tree; winter injury

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Plant Pathologist, Section of Botany and Plant Pathology, Illinois Natural History Survey, 172 Natural Resources Building, 607 East Peabody Drive, Champaign, Illinois 61820-6970

Publication date: March 1, 1987

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