Scots pine seed dynamics on a waterlogged site

@article{Mukassabi2012ScotsPS,
  title={Scots pine seed dynamics on a waterlogged site},
  author={Tarek A. Mukassabi and Anthony Polwart and Tim Coleshaw and Peter A. Thomas},
  journal={Trees},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={1305-1315}
}
Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) grows some 400 km south of its current native limit at Wybunbury Moss, Cheshire, UK, on a peatland around a small floating bog (Schwingmoor). Cone and seed production of trees, which have been growing on the site for just over 100 years, were investigated over 3 years. Cones matured between September and March and seed shedding began in early April. The number of cones produced per reproductive tree ranged between 31 and 2,418, with a total average of 685 cones… CONTINUE READING

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