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Scots pine – Excellence and image

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Sapwood and heartwood colour

Average relative reflectance of heartwood (orange) and sapwood (green) in the range of visible light (wavelength 400-700nm) before (t0, filled symbols) and after (t1, open symbols) UV radiation. Data from mature Scots pine dominated mineral soil stands used (map). Click image to enlarge and open in a new tab.

Colour difference

Average difference in relative reflectance of sapwood and heartwood in the range of visible light in different regions in Finland and Sweden before (solid line) and after (dashed line) UV radiation. Data from mature Scots pine dominated mineral soil stands used (map). Click image to enlarge and open in a new tab.

Updated: 06.04.2010 /MGre  |  Photo: Erkki Oksanen, Metla, unless otherwise stated  |  Copyright Metla  |  Feedback