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Conifers

Edited by Ana Cristina Gonçalves

University of Évora, Portugal

The conifer tree can lead to a wide variety of products and services. Overall, the evaluation, management and planning of the multiplicity of these forest systems requires effective and specific methods and tools in a sustainable frame of the systems and of their products and services. This book reflects the current research on conifer stands and forests. The authors, specialists in different areas, addressed several issues in forest science, focusing on the species' characteristics, silviculture and climate change; growth analysis; reconstruction of stand dynamics of mixed stands; establishment, regeneration and succession; litter-fall, nutrient cycle and silviculture; distribution and zonation; and ecosystem services provided by monocultures and mixed stands.

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ConifersEdited by Ana Cristina Gonçalves

Published: December 5th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73422

ISBN: 978-1-78984-801-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-800-7

Copyright year: 2018

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1375 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta Douglas ex Loudon) from the Perspective of Its Possible Utilization in Conditions of Changing Central European Climate

By Petr Novotný, Martin Fulín, Jiří Čáp and Jaroslav Dostál

200

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2. A New Method to Reconstruct Recent Tree and Stand Attributes of Temporary Research Plots: New Opportunity to Analyse Mixed Forest Stands

By Michael Heym, Kamil Bielak, Klaas Wellhausen, Enno Uhl, Peter Biber, Diana Perkins, Mathias Steckel, Eric Andreas Thurm, Andreas Rais and Hans Pretzsch

248

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3. Establishment, Regeneration, and Succession of Korean Red Pine (Pinus densiflora S. et Z.) Forest in Korea

By Chang Seok Lee, Young Mun Chun, Hansol Lee, Jung Hoon Pi and Chi Hong Lim

241

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4. Litter Fall and Forest Floor under Conifer Stands: Silviculture Consequences - A Review

By Dušan Kacálek, Jiří Novák, David Dušek and Marian Slodičák

257

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5. Conifers in Mountains of China

By Baiping Zhang, Yonghui Yao, Chao Zhao, Jing Wang and Fuqin Yu

212

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6. Why Forest Plantations Are Disputed? An Assessment of Locally Important Ecosystem Services from the Cryptomeria japonica Plantations in the Darjeeling Hills, India

By Rajesh Kumar Rai and Joachim Schmerbeck

217

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