Preliminary studies on radial variation patterns of wood properties within trees. III. Studies on the effect of tree spacing on the radial variation patterns of wood density in slash pine and loblolly pine
Wen XiaoMing; Luo XiuQin; Guan Ning
Scientia Silvae Sinicae 32(6): 536-542
ISSN/ISBN: 1001-7488 Accession: 003239362
Based on data from plantations of slash and loblolly pine (Pinus elliottii and P. taeda) in Hunan and Jiangsu, tree spacing was shown to affect the radial variation of wood density (mainly the average values) through variation in the width of growth rings and earlywood and latewood.