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Influence of plant spacing and genetic material on wood density and stiffness in Eucalyptus stands

@inproceedings{Rocha2018InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of plant spacing and genetic material on wood density and stiffness in Eucalyptus stands},
  author={Maria Fernanda Vieira Rocha},
  year={2018}
}
Plant spacing between the trees is a major factor in determining tree growth and wood quality, once the productivity of most forest plantations is defined by the supply or capture of sunlight, water and nutrients. Although the effect of low planting density in the variation of tree and wood characteristics has been already reported, the effect of intensive initial densities in plantations has not been fully assessed yet. Thus, the aim of this study was to better understand the effect of initial… 

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