Section 4
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Direct seeding of beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) in Norway spruce (Picea abies Karst.) stands - effects of canopy density and fine root biomass on seed germination

Ammer, C.; Mosandl, R.; El Kateb, H.

Forest Ecology and Management 159(1/2): 59-72


ISSN/ISBN: 0378-1127
DOI: 10.1016/s0378-1127(01)00710-1
Accession: 003714757

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Direct sowing of deciduous trees below the canopy of coniferous stands has proven to be a very economical method for converting pure stands into mixed stands. However, many direct sowing of beech (Fagus sylvatica) seeds provided unsatisfactory results without a clear explanation for this lack of success.

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