Wood density and its radial variation in six canopy tree species differing in shade-tolerance in western Thailand

@article{Nock2009WoodDA,
  title={Wood density and its radial variation in six canopy tree species differing in shade-tolerance in western Thailand},
  author={C. Nock and Daniela Geihofer and M. Grabner and P. Baker and S. Bunyavejchewin and P. Hietz},
  journal={Annals of Botany},
  year={2009},
  volume={104},
  pages={297 - 306}
}
Background and Aims Wood density is a key variable for understanding life history strategies in tropical trees. Differences in wood density and its radial variation were related to the shade-tolerance of six canopy tree species in seasonally dry tropical forest in Thailand. In addition, using tree ring measurements, the influence of tree size, age and annual increment on radial density gradients was analysed. Methods Wood density was determined from tree cores using X-ray densitometry. X-ray… Expand
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