Section 13
Chapter 12,820

Shape and size of tree crown in Common Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and Norway Spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.)

Polensek, M.; Hladnik, D.; Kotar, M.

Gozdarski Vestnik 64(2): 59-75


Accession: 012819383

The shape and size of crowns within a stand vary considerably from tree to tree, hence determining the shape and size of a crown can often be problematic. The most accurate data can be obtained by sectioning the crown. It is however often difficult to get sufficient data in a stand, thus it was examined if the crown shapes of spruce and beech trees could be calculated by an analytic function.

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