Written Paper

The changes of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) tree stem and crown increment under decreased environmental pollution  [2002]

Augustaitis, A. Juknys, R. Kliucius, E. Augustaitiene, I. (Lithuanian University of Agriculture, Kaunas (Lithuania). Faculty of Forest)

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The main objective of this paper is to analyse regeneration regularities of damaged trees during the period of decreased environmental pollution load. Investigations concentrated on Scots pine tree height and radial increment, branch length increment, amount of branches on the verticil and needle and whole crown mass. Model trees were selected in 3 stands located on 3.5, 10 and 21 km from the plant according to their development classes and condition