Full text of this article is only available in PDF format.

V. T. Aaltonen

Über die Ausbreitung und den Reichtum der Baumwurzeln in den Heidewäldern Lapplands

Aaltonen V.T. (1920). Über die Ausbreitung und den Reichtum der Baumwurzeln in den Heidewäldern Lapplands. Acta Forestalia Fennica vol. 14 no. 1 article id 7034. https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7034

English title: The distribution and abundance of the tree roots in the heathy forests on Lapland.

Abstract

The study presents and describes the abundance and distribution of tree roots in specific stands of heathy forest types in Lapland. The data was collected in the Sodankylä commune.  

Due to the shortcomings in the data, conclusions can be drawn only regarding pine forests. The result of study states that the root competition plays an important role in the development of the forests, and most of the other observed phenomena are linked with root competition. The more infertile the soil the vertically and horizontally wider and more abundant the root system. It seems that the abundance of the root system is similar in forest of same fertility class and same density and age.      

Original keywords
Heide; Heidewald; Baumwurzeln; Wurzelkonkurrenz; Wurzelwettbewerb; Wurzelsystem; Kiefer

English keywords
heath; heathy forests; tree root; root competition; rootage; root system; pine

Published in 1920

Available at https://doi.org/10.14214/aff.7034 | Download PDF

Creative Commons License

Register
Click this link to register for Silva Fennica submission and tracking system.
Log in
If you are a registered user, log in to save your selected articles for later access.
Contents alert
Sign up to receive alerts of new content

Your selected articles
Your search results
Aaltonen V.T. (1942) Growth studies on tree seedlings Silva Fennica vol. 50 no. 6 article id 7359
Aaltonen V.T. (1936) Norway spruce as competitor in the sites typical.. Silva Fennica vol. 42 no. 8 article id 7325
Aaltonen V.T. (1934) The development of a forest stand and the growth.. Silva Fennica vol. 40 no. 21 article id 7298
Aaltonen V.T. (1929) On the possibility to classify forest sites by m.. Silva Fennica vol. 34 no. 28 article id 7241
Aaltonen V.T. (1925) On the influence of trees to each other Silva Fennica vol. 29 no. 1 article id 7191
Aaltonen V.T. (1924) On newer forest management regimes in Germany Silva Fennica vol. 25 no. 9 article id 7084
Aaltonen V.T. (1923) Experiments on clarification of protective actio.. Silva Fennica vol. 25 no. 8 article id 7083
Aaltonen V.T. (1923) Knowledge on precipitation of iron in soil Silva Fennica vol. 25 no. 7 article id 7082
Aaltonen V.T. (1923) On the spatial order of plants on fields and in .. Silva Fennica vol. 25 no. 6 article id 7081
Aaltonen V.T. (1920) Use of water of the trees and the moisture condi.. Silva Fennica vol. 14 no. 2 article id 7035
Aaltonen V.T. (1920) The distribution and abundance of the tree roots.. Silva Fennica vol. 14 no. 1 article id 7034
Aaltonen V.T. (1939) Root systems of trees and forest management Silva Fennica vol. no. 52 article id 4552
Aaltonen V.T. (1938) Forest regeneration and soil Silva Fennica vol. no. 46 article id 4529