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Modeling aspen and red pine shoot growth to daily weather variations.Author(s): Donald A. Perala
Source: Research Paper NC-236. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionQuantifies daily shoot growth of quaking aspen and red pine in response to daily variation in air temperature, soil moisture, solar radiation, evapotranspiration, and inherent seasonal plant growth rhythm. Discusses potential application of shoot growth equations to silvicultural problems related to microclimatic variation. Identifies limitations and areas for improvement.
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CitationPerala, Donald A. 1983. Modeling aspen and red pine shoot growth to daily weather variations. Research Paper NC-236. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsPopulus tremuloides, Pinus resinosa, air-temperature, soil-moisture, solar-radiation, evapotranspiration
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