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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis Clarivate Analytics Web of Science / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (S1)
Field of Science: Ekologija ir aplinkotyra / Ecology and environmental sciences (N012)
Author(s): Augustaitis, Algirdas;Augustaitienė, Ingrida;Činga, Gintautas;Mažeika, Juozapas;Deltuvas, Romualdas;Juknys, Romualdas;Vitas, Adomas
Title: Did the ambient ozone affect stem increment of Scots pines (Pinus sylvestris L.) on territories under regional pollution load? Step III of Lithuanian studies
Other Title: Ar pažemio ozonas įtakoja paprastosios pušies (Pinus sylvestris L.) radialųjį prieaugį regioninės taršos sąlygomis? Lietuvos analizės III dalis
Is part of: Scientific world journal. New York: Hindawi publishing, 2007, Vol. 7, suppl. S1
Extent: p. 58-66
Date: 2007
Note: 22nd meeting for Specialists in Air Pollution Effects on Forest Ecosystems, SEP 10-16, 2006
Keywords: Ambient ozone;Peak concentration;Basal area increment
Abstract: This study aimed to explore if changes in stem increment of Scots pines (Pinus sylvestris L.) could be related to changes in ambient ozone concentration when the impact of tree dendrometric parameters (age, diameter) and crown defoliation are accounted for. More than 200 dominant and codominant trees from 12 pine stands, for which crown defoliation had been assessed since 1994, were chosen for increment boring and basal area increment computing. Stands are located in Lithuanian national parks, where since 1994–95 Integrated Monitoring Stations have been operating. Findings of the study provide statistical evidence that peak concentrations of ambient ozone (O3) can have a negative impact on pine tree stem growth under field conditions where O3 exposure is below phytotoxic levels
Affiliation(s): Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Žemės ūkio akademija
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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