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Heikki Hänninen, Paavo Pelkonen

Frost hardiness and over-wintering of forest trees.

Hänninen H., Pelkonen P. (1988). Frost hardiness and over-wintering of forest trees. Silva Fennica vol. 22 no. 3 article id 5350. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a15507

Abstract

This issue of Silva Fennica consists of eight articles, which are based on a co-nordic conference ”Frost hardiness and over-wintering in forest tree seedlings”, held in Joensuu, Finland, during December 1–3, 1986. The whole annual cycle of the trees is considered. Emphasis is given on methods for the study of frost hardiness, genetic variation in frost hardiness, nitrogen metabolism, bud dormancy release, and joint effect of natural and anthropogenic stress factors in the winter damage of forest trees. Practical implications for tree breeding and nursery management are discussed.

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Keywords
frost hardiness; annual cycle of development; breeding; dormancy; frost damage; genetic variation; nursery management

Published in 1988

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