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Tree Crown Architecture : Approach to Tree Form , Structure and Performance : A Review

@inproceedings{Chidi2015TreeCA,
  title={Tree Crown Architecture : Approach to Tree Form , Structure and Performance : A Review},
  author={Echereme Chidi and M. Ebenezer and Ekwealor Kenneth},
  year={2015}
}
Crown architecture of trees is the manner in which the foliage parts of trees are positioned in various microenvironments. Trees tend to attain a characteristic shape when grown alone in the open due to inherited developmental programme. This developmental programme usually implies the reiterative addition of a series of structurally equivalent subunits (branches, axes, shoots, leaves), which confer trees a modular nature. The developmental programme is the result of plant evolution under some… Expand
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