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Pirkko Velling, Gérard Nepveu

Männyn puuaineen laadun ja tuotoksen vaihtelu suomalaisessa provenienssikoesarjassa.

Velling P., Nepveu G. (1986). Männyn puuaineen laadun ja tuotoksen vaihtelu suomalaisessa provenienssikoesarjassa. Silva Fennica vol. 20 no. 3 article id 5275. https://doi.org/10.14214/sf.a15454

English title: Variation of wood quality and yield in a Finnish series of provenance trials on Scots pine.


The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of the origin of seeds and the location of cultivation of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) on certain properties particularly important to the pulp industry. The research material consisted of six parallel trials of the same 12 provenances. Increment cores were taken of a total of 1,267 sample trees, 19 years old. The location of the trial site generally affected the properties to a larger extent than the origin of the seed. The effect of the variation of wood density and fibre yield on the cultivation values of the provenances was only a few percentages on average, however, at most the effect was nearly 10%. Eastern Finnish provenances adapted well to western Finnish conditions.

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Original keywords
mänty; alkuperä; kasvupaikka; puuaineen tiheys; maantieteellinen vaihtelu; kuitusaanto

English keywords
Pinus sylvestris; geographical variation; increment cores; wood density; fibre yield; Scots pine

Published in 1986

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