Silviculture and dynamics of Pinus sylvestris L. stands in Spain

  • I. Cañellas CIFOR-INIA
  • F. Martínez García CIFOR-INIA
  • G. Montero CIFOR-INIA
Keywords: Scots pine, Silviculture, Dynamics, Biodiversity, Spain

Abstract

This study presents information about the ecology, typology, silviculture, production, dynamics and biodiversity of Scots pinewoods in Spain. The distribution and types of Scots pine stand are described, together with their most important climatic and edaphic aspects. Silvicultural aspects are considered including management objectives. Information is provided on the production potential of the stands, and a production table for the five site qualities defined is presented. The different stages of natural succession of the stands are described. Finally, there is brief mention of the effects of the silviculture on the biodiversity of these pinewoods.

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Published
2000-01-01
How to Cite
CañellasI., Martínez GarcíaF., & MonteroG. (2000). Silviculture and dynamics of Pinus sylvestris L. stands in Spain. Forest Systems, 9(S1), 233-253. https://doi.org/10.5424/686
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Research Articles