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    • Climate influences on the maximum size-density relationship in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) stands 

      Condés, Sonia; Vallet, Patrick; Bielak, Kamil; Bravo Oviedo, Andrés; Coll Mir, Lluís; Ducey, Mark J.; Pach, Maciej; Pretzsch, Hans; Sterba, Hubert; Vayreda, Jordi; del Río, Miren (Elsevier, 2017)
      The maximum size-density relationship (MSDR) reflects the boundary site occupancy and the self-thinning line for a given species, being a useful tool in forestry. Studies focusing on the MSDR often do not cover the whole ...
    • Contrasting patterns of tree species mixture effects on wood δ13C along an environmental gradient 

      de Streel, G.; Collet, Catherine; Barbeito, I.; Bielak, Kamil; Bravo Oviedo, Andrés; Brazaitis, G.; Coll Mir, Lluís; Drössler, L.; Forrester, David I.; Heym, Michael; Löf, Magnus; Pach, Maciej; Pretzsch, Hans; Ruiz-Peinado, Ricardo; Skrzyszewski, J.; Stankevičiūtė, J.; Svoboda, M.; Verheyen, Kris; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Bonal, Damien; Ponette, Quentin (Springer Nature, 2019-09-06)
      Establishing mixed-species stands is frequently proposed as a strategy to adapt forests to the increasing risk of water scarcity, yet contrasted results have been reported regarding mixing effects on tree drought exposure. ...
    • Effects of crown architecture and stand structure on light absorption in mixed and monospecific Fagus sylvatica and Pinus sylvestris forests along a productivity and climate gradient through Europe 

      Forrester, David I.; Ammer, Christian; Annighöfer, P.; Barbeito, I.; Bielak, Kamil; Bravo Oviedo, A.; Coll Mir, Lluís; del Río, Miren; Drössler, L.; Heym, Michael; Hurt, V.; Löf, Magnus; den Ouden, Jan; Pach, Maciej; Pereira, M.G.; Plaga, Bejamin N.E.; Ponette, Quentin; Skrzyszewski, J.; Sterba, Hubert; Svoboda, M.; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Pretzsch, Hans (John Wiley and Sons, 2017-04-29)
      1. When tree‐species mixtures are more productive than monocultures, higher light absorption is often suggested as a cause. However, few studies have quantified this effect and even fewer have examined which light‐related ...
    • Estimation and uncertainty of the mixing effects on Scots pine - European beech productivity from National Forest Inventories data 

      Condés, Sonia; Sterba, Hubert; Aguirre, Ana; Bielak, Kamil; Bravo Oviedo, Andrés; Coll Mir, Lluís; Pach, Maciej; Pretzsch, Hans; Vallet, Patrick; del Río, Miren (MDPI, 2018)
      An increasing amount of research is focusing on comparing productivity in monospecific versus mixed stands, although it is difficult to reach a general consensus as mixing effects differ both in sign (over-yielding or ...
    • EuMIXFOR empirical forest mensuration and ring width data from pure and mixed stands of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) through Europe 

      Heym, Michael; Ruiz-Peinado, Ricardo; del Río, Miren; Bielak, Kamil; Forrester, David I.; Dirnberger, G.; Barbeito, I.; Brazaitis, G.; Ruškytkė, Indrė; Coll Mir, Lluís; Fabrika, M.; Drössler, L.; Löf, Magnus; Sterba, Hubert; Hurt, V.; Kurylyak, V.; Lombardi, F.; Stojanovic, Dejan; den Ouden, Jan; Motta, R.; Pach, Maciej; Skrzyszewski, J.; Ponette, Quentin; de Streel, G.; Srámek, V.; Čihák, Tomáš; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Avdagic, A.; Ammer, Christian; Verheyen, Kris; Włodzimierz, Buraczyk; Bravo-Oviedo, A.; Pretzsch, Hans (Springer Nature, 2017-08-28)
      Key message This data set provides unique empirical data from triplets of Scots pine ( Pinus sylvestris L.) and European beech ( Fagus sylvatica L.) across Europe. Dendrometric variables are provided for 32 triplets, ...
    • European Mixed Forests: Definition and research perspectives 

      Bravo Oviedo, Andrés; Pretzsch, Hans; Ammer, Christian; Andenmatten, Ernesto; Barbati, Aanna; Barreiro, Susana; Brang, Peter; Bravo, F.; Coll Mir, Lluís; Corona, Piermaria; den Ouden, Jan; Ducey, Mark J.; Forrester, David I.; Giergiczny, Marek; Jacobsen, Jette B.; Lesinski, Jerzy; Löf, Magnus; Mason, Bill; Matovic, B.; Metslaid, Marek; Morneau, François; Motiejunaite, Jurga; O'Reilly, Conor; Pach, Maciej; Ponette, Quentin; del Río, Miren; Short, Ian; Skovsgaard, Jens Peter; Soliño Millán, Mario; Spathelf, Peter; Sterba, Hubert; Stojanovic, Dejan; Strelcova, Katarina; Svoboda, M.; Verheyen, Kris; von Lüpke, Nikolas; Zlatanov, Tzvetan (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2014)
      Aim of study: We aim at (i) developing a reference definition of mixed forests in order to harmonize comparative research in mixed forests and (ii) review the research perspectives in mixed forests. Area of study: The ...
    • Growth and yield of mixed versus pure stands of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L. ) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) analysed along a productivity gradient through Europe 

      Pretzsch, Hans; del Río, Miren; Ammer, Christian; Avdagic, A.; Barbeito, I.; Bielak, Kamil; Brazaitis, G.; Coll Mir, Lluís; Dirnberger, G.; Drössler, L.; Fabrika, M.; Forrester, David I.; Godvod, K.; Heym, Michael; Hurt, V.; Kurylyak, V.; Löf, Magnus; Lombardi, F.; Matovic, B.; Mohren, Frits; Motta, R.; den Ouden, Jan; Pach, Maciej; Ponette, Quentin; Schütze, G.; Schweig, J.; Skrzyszewski, J.; Srámek, V.; Sterba, Hubert; Stojanovic, Dejan; Svoboda, M.; Vanhellemont, M.; Verheyen, Kris; Wellhausen, K.; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Bravo-Oviedo, A. (Springer, 2015)
      Mixing of complementary tree species may increase stand productivity, mitigate the effects of drought and other risks, and pave the way to forest production systems which may be more resource-use efficient and stable in ...
    • Knowledge gaps about mixed forests: what do European forest managers want to know and what answers can science provide? 

      Coll Mir, Lluís; Améztegui González, Aitor; Collet, Catherine; Löf, Magnus; Mason, Bill; Pach, Maciej; Verheyen, Kris; Abrudan, Ioan; Barbati, Aanna; Barreiro, Susana; Bielak, Kamil; Bravo Oviedo, Andrés; Ferrari, Barbara; Govedar, Zoran; Kulhavy, Jiri; Lazdina, Dagnija; Metslaid, Marek; Mohren, Frits; Pereira, Mário; Peric, Sanja; Rasztovits, Ervin; Short, Ian; Spathelf, Peter; Sterba, Hubert; Stojanovic, Dejan; Valsta, Lauri; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Ponette, Quentin (Elsevier, 2018)
      Research into mixed-forests has increased substantially in the last decades but the extent to which the new knowledge generated meets practitioners' concerns and is adequately transmitted to them is unknown. Here we provide ...
    • Mixing of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) enhances structural heterogeneity, and the effect increases with water availability 

      Pretzsch, Hans; del Río, Miren; Schütze, G.; Ammer, Christian; Annighöfer, P.; Avdagic, A.; Barbeito, I.; Bielak, Kamil; Brazaitis, G.; Coll Mir, Lluís; Drössler, L.; Fabrika, M.; Forrester, David I.; Kurylyak, V.; Löf, Magnus; Lombardi, F.; Matović, Bratislav; Mohren, Frits; Motta, R.; den Ouden, Jan; Pach, Maciej; Ponette, Quentin; Skrzyszewski, J.; Srámek, V.; Sterba, Hubert; Svoboda, M.; Verheyen, Kris; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Bravo-Oviedo, A. (Elsevier, 2016-04-27)
      The mixing of tree species with complementary ecological traits may modify forest functioning regarding productivity, stability, or resilience against disturbances. This may be achieved by a higher heterogeneity in stand ...
    • Modelling approaches for mixed forests dynamics prognosis. Research gaps and opportunities 

      Bravo, F.; Fabrika, Marek; Ammer, Christian; Barreiro, Susana; Bielak, Kamil; Coll Mir, Lluís; Fonseca, T.; Kangur, Ahto; Löf, Magnus; Merganičová, Katarina; Pach, Maciej; Pretzsch, Hans; Stojanović, Dejan; Schuler, Laura; Peric, Sanja; Rötzer, Thomas; del Río, Miren; Dodan, Martina; Bravo Oviedo, Andrés (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2019-04-29)
      Aim of study: Modelling of forest growth and dynamics has focused mainly on pure stands. Mixed-forest management lacks systematic procedures to forecast the impact of silvicultural actions. The main objective of the present ...
    • Predicting the spatial and temporal dynamics of species interactions in Fagus sylvatica and Pinus sylvestris forests across Europe 

      Forrester, David I.; Ammer, Christian; Annighöfer, P.; Avdagic, A.; Barbeito, I.; Bielak, Kamil; Brazaitis, G.; Coll Mir, Lluís; del Río, Miren; Drössler, L.; Heym, Michael; Hurt, V.; Löf, Magnus; Matović, Bratislav; Meloni, Fabio; den Ouden, Jan; Pach, Maciej; Pereira, M.G.; Ponette, Quentin; Pretzsch, Hans; Skrzyszewski, J.; Stojanović, Dejan; Svoboda, M.; Ruiz-Peinado, Ricardo; Vacchiano, Giorgio; Verheyen, Kris; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Bravo Oviedo, A. (Elsevier, 2017-09-28)
      The productivity and functioning of mixed-species forests often differs from that of monocultures. However, the magnitude and direction of these differences are difficult to predict because species interactions can be ...
    • Species mixing reduces drought susceptibility of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and oak (Quercus robur L., Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl.) – Site water supply and fertility modify the mixing effect 

      Steckel, M.; del Río, Miren; Heym, Michael; Aldea, Jorge; Bielak, Kamil; Brazaitis, G.; Černý, J.; Coll Mir, Lluís; Collet, Catherine; Ehbrecht, Martin; Jansons, Aris; Nothdurft, Arne; Pach, Maciej; Pardos Mínguez, Marta; Ponette, Quentin; Reventlow, D.O.J.; Sitko, R.; Svoboda, M.; Vallet, Patrick; Wolff, B.; Pretzsch, Hans (Elsevier, 2020-02-08)
      Tree species mixing has been widely promoted as a promising silvicultural tool for reducing drought stress. However, so far only a limited number of species combinations have been studied in detail, revealing inconsistent ...
    • Species proportions by area in mixtures of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) 

      Dirnberger, G.; Sterba, Hubert; Condés, Sonia; Ammer, Christian; Annighöfer, P.; Avdagic, A.; Bielak, Kamil; Brazaitis, G.; Coll Mir, Lluís; Heym, Michael; Hurt, V.; Kurylyak, V.; Motta, R.; Pach, Maciej; Ponette, Quentin; Ruiz-Peinado, Ricardo; Skrzyszewski, J.; Srámek, V.; de Streel, G.; Svoboda, M.; Zlatanov, Tzvetan; Pretzsch, Hans (Springer, 2016)
      Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) dominate many of the European forest stands. Also, mixtures of European beech and Scots pine more or less occur over all European countries, but have ...