Growth partitioning in forest stands is affected by stand density and summer drought in sessile oak and Douglas-fir
Raphael Trouve, Jean-Daniel Bontemps, Catherine Collet, Ingrid Seynave, Francois Lebourgeois
Forest Ecology and Management | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2014
We thank the National Forest Office and the French Ministry for Forests, Agriculture and Fisheries for providing funds to conduct this research. We also thank the "cooperative de donnees sur la croissance des peuplements forestiers" as well as Claudine Richter and Alain Bailly, heads of the oak and Douglas-fir working groups, for maintaining the permanent research plot network. We also wish to acknowledge Sebastien Daviller and Fabien Spicher for the field work and the two anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments.