Descendant root volume varies as a function of root type: estimation of root biomass lost during uprooting in Pinus pinaster

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Danjon, Frédéric; Caplan, Joshua S.; Fortin, Mathieu; Meredieu, Céline;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Plant Science,volume 4 (issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3805946, doi: 10.3389/fpls.2013.00402
  • Subject: forest trees | 3D digitizing | structural root biomass | Pinus pinaster | uprooting | analyse de sol | architecture racinaire | biomechanics | root system architecture | biomasse | 3D digitizing;Pinus pinaster;biomechanics;forest trees;fractal branching analysis;root system architecture;structural root biomass;uprooting | [SDV.SA]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Agricultural sciences | analyse 3d | Original Research Article | Plant Science | système racinaire | fractal branching analysis

Root systems of woody plants generally display a strong relationship between the cross-sectional area or cross-sectional diameter (CSD) of a root and the dry weight of biomass (DWd) or root volume (Vd) that has grown (i.e., is descendent) from a point. Specification of ... View more
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