Climate-influenced ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) seed masting trends in western Montana, USA

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Keyes, Christopher R; Manso González, Rubén;
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria
  • Journal: Forest Systems (issn: 2171-5068, eissn: 2171-9845)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5424/fs/2015241-05606
  • Subject: regénération forestière naturelle | seed periodicity | uneven-aged management | pinus ponderosa | natural regeneration | Rocky Mountains | forêt de montagne | SD1-669.5 | production de semences | natural regeneration;seed periodicity;reproduction;uneven-aged management;Rocky Mountains | périodicité | amérique du nord | arbre forestier résineux | montana | Forestry | reproduction
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Aim of study: The aim of this study was to analyze 10-year records of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) seed production, in order to confirm synchronic seed production and to evaluate cyclical masting trends, masting depletion effect, and climate-masting relationships.Ar... View more
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