izpis_h1_title_alt

Cambial activity and wood formation in beech (Fagus sylvatica) during the 2006 growth season
Čufar, Katarina (Author), Prislan, Peter (Author), Gričar, Jožica (Author)

.pdfPDF - Presentation file, Download (741,15 KB)
URLURL - Presentation file, Visit http://eprints.gozdis.si/602/ This link opens in a new window

Abstract
Cambial seasonal activity and the dynamics of xylem growth ring formation were studied during the 2006 growth season in mature beech (Fagus sylvatica) trees at a forest stand near Ljubljana, Slovenia. Cross-sections of tissues taken from living trees at weekly intervals were studied with light microscope. Cambial cell divisions began between 18 and 24 April, the cambium achieved maximum width (10-13 cell layers) at the end of May, and cell divisions ceased between 25 July and 16 August. Dormant cambium contained 3 to5 cell layers. Fitting xylem increments to the Gompertz function showed that the period of most intense cell production was from 30 May to 6 June 2006.The average width of fully formed xylem growth rings was 2552 mm, and the time necessary for their formation was 100 days. Although the investigated trees were healthy and of comparable age, the parameters of the Gompertz function showed differences in radial growth patterns among trees.

Language:English
Keywords:European beech, Fagus sylvatica, cambium, wood formation, cell differentiation, xylem growth rings, Gompertz function, light microscopy
Work type:Not categorized (r6)
Tipology:1.01 - Original Scientific Article
Organization:BF - Biotechnical Faculty
Year:2008
Publisher:Slovak Forest Products Research Institute
Number of pages:str. 1-11
Numbering:Vol. 53, no. 4
UDC:630*811.1
ISSN on article:1336-4561
COBISS.SI-ID:1694345 Link is opened in a new window
Views:621
Downloads:457
Metadata:XML RDF-CHPDL DC-XML DC-RDF
 
Average score:(0 votes)
Your score:Voting is allowed only to logged in users.
:
Share:AddThis
AddThis uses cookies that require your consent. Edit consent...

Record is a part of a journal

Title:Wood research
Publisher:Slovak Forest Products Research Institute
ISSN:1336-4561
COBISS.SI-ID:1157257 This link opens in a new window

Secondary language

Language:Unknown
Keywords:bukev, navadna bukev, kambij, nastanek lesa, diferenciacija celic, branike v lesu, Gompertzova funkcija, svetlobna mikroskopija

Similar documents

Similar works from RUL:
Similar works from other Slovenian collections:

Comments

Leave comment

You have to log in to leave a comment.

Comments (0)
0 - 0 / 0
 
There are no comments!

Back