Snow damages on trees of an uneven age in mixed broadleaf forests: effects of topographical conditions and tree characteristics

Snow damages on trees of an uneven age in mixed broadleaf forests: effects of topographical... J. For. Res. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-018-0710-x ORIGINAL PAPER Snow damages on trees of an uneven age in mixed broadleaf forests: effects of topographical conditions and tree characteristics 1 2 3 2 • • • • Farzam Tavankar Angela Lo Monaco Mehrdad Nikooy Rachele Venanzi 3 2 Amireslam Bonyad Rodolfo Picchio Received: 28 January 2017 / Accepted: 28 August 2017 Northeast Forestry University and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Snow damage on natural stands is an important the diameter at breast height (DBH), while the frequency of problem concerning mountainous forest management. In stem breakage, uprooting and bending decreased with an the present research, the frequency and intensity of heavy increase the DBH. The frequency of crown damage, stem snow damage on natural stands and the relationship of breakage, and total damages was related to tree species damages with characteristics of trees, stand and topography (p \ 0.01). Not all tree species were equally susceptible to were studied in mountainous forests of northern Iran. A snow damage. The amount of damage grew with increasing systematic sampling design was applied to the study area elevation and slope angle and decreased with increasing (140 ha), with 122 circular plots. The http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Forestry Research Springer Journals

Snow damages on trees of an uneven age in mixed broadleaf forests: effects of topographical conditions and tree characteristics

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2018 by Northeast Forestry University and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature
Subject
Life Sciences; Forestry
ISSN
1007-662X
eISSN
1993-0607
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11676-018-0710-x
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J. For. Res. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-018-0710-x ORIGINAL PAPER Snow damages on trees of an uneven age in mixed broadleaf forests: effects of topographical conditions and tree characteristics 1 2 3 2 • • • • Farzam Tavankar Angela Lo Monaco Mehrdad Nikooy Rachele Venanzi 3 2 Amireslam Bonyad Rodolfo Picchio Received: 28 January 2017 / Accepted: 28 August 2017 Northeast Forestry University and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract Snow damage on natural stands is an important the diameter at breast height (DBH), while the frequency of problem concerning mountainous forest management. In stem breakage, uprooting and bending decreased with an the present research, the frequency and intensity of heavy increase the DBH. The frequency of crown damage, stem snow damage on natural stands and the relationship of breakage, and total damages was related to tree species damages with characteristics of trees, stand and topography (p \ 0.01). Not all tree species were equally susceptible to were studied in mountainous forests of northern Iran. A snow damage. The amount of damage grew with increasing systematic sampling design was applied to the study area elevation and slope angle and decreased with increasing (140 ha), with 122 circular plots. The

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Journal of Forestry ResearchSpringer Journals

Published: May 30, 2018

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