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dc.contributor.authorStravinskienė, Vida-
dc.contributor.authorBartkevičius, Edmundas-
dc.contributor.authorAbraitienė, Jolita-
dc.contributor.authorDautartė, Anželika-
dc.descriptionarticle e00517-
dc.description.abstractTrees are often grown alongside roads in urban areas for their aesthetic and ecological values but are exposed to an array of natural and man-made stresses that impact on their overall health. The aim of this study was to determine the health of Scots pine ( Pinus sylvestris L.) trees growing in urban forests alongside the Vilnius e Kaunas e Klaip _ eda highway in Lithuania. Long-term monitoring was conducted between 1998 and 2014, when health indicators were evaluated in 714 trees at different distances from the high- way. The decrease of crown defoliation, amount of dead branches and foliage dis- colouration at all distances from the roadbed was detected. The results showed that trees furthest (450 e 500 m) from the roadbed were in better health than those growing close to the highway, exhibiting lowest crown defoliation (25.8 ± 1.6% in 1998, 12.3 ± 1.6% in 2014) compared with trees growing close to highway (47.2 ± 1.6% in 1998; 25.1 ± 1.7% in 2014), lowest foliage discolouration (14.8 ± 1.2% in 1998, 9.8 ± 0.8% in 2014), a lower amount of dead branches (14.8% ± 1.2% in 1998, 9.8% ± 0.8% in 2014) and a longer needle retention (3.2 ± 0.03 years in 2014 comparing with to 1.9 ± 0.02 close to the highway). The condition of the tree tops was good throughout the study period, with 77% of assessed trees being healthy. Statistically signi fi cant improvement in tree health was observed between 1998 and 2014, indicating an improvement in the overall health of the environmenten
dc.description.sponsorshipAplinkotyros katedra-
dc.description.sponsorshipVytauto Didžiojo universitetas-
dc.description.sponsorshipŽemės ūkio akademija-
dc.format.extentp. 1-10-
dc.relation.ispartofGlobal ecology and conservation. Amsterdam : Elsevier science BV, 2018, vol. 16-
dc.relation.isreferencedbyScience Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)-
dc.relation.isreferencedbyZoological Record-
dc.subjectUrban forestsen
dc.subjectHighway edgesen
dc.subjectPinus sylvestris Len
dc.subjectHealth indicatorsen
dc.subject.classificationStraipsnis Clarivate Analytics Web of Science / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science (S1)-
dc.subject.otherEkologija ir aplinkotyra / Ecology and environmental sciences (N012)-
dc.titleAssessment of Pinus sylvestris L. tree health in urban forests at highway sides in Lithuaniaen
dc.typeresearch article-
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