The Form Defects Spectre Frequency in Acer pseudoplatanus Populations

Florin Alexandru Rebrean, Vasile Șimonca, Ioan Tăut, Liviu Holonec

Abstract


Aside quantity, the value of the timber is in tight correlation with its quality as well. The quality of the timber, in living trees, is directly influenced by the site factors, but some attributes are genetically fixed. This proves the importance of genetics and tree breeding in the improvement of the timber quality. By form defects of standing trees it is understood the overcoming of certain limits, established through standards of certain morphometical attributes of the trunk. The importance of defects depends on the wood material’s given destination as well. 


Keywords


Acer pseudoplatanus, stand, biodiversity, ovality; root-swelling, frequency, tree breeding

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