Silva Fennica : regular issues : 43(3)

43(3), 2009

Forest Resources and Wood Quality

Preface (pdf)

Research articles

Katri Luostarinen, Noora Huotari & Eila Tillman-Sutela: Effect of regeneration method on growth, wood density and fibre properties of downy birch (Betula pubescens Ehrh.) / Abstract / Full text

Heli Peltola, Jaume Gort, Pertti Pulkkinen, Ane Zubizarreta Gerendiain, Jouni Karppinen & Veli-Pekka Ikonen: Differences in growth and wood density traits in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) genetic entries grown at different spacing and sites / Abstract / Full text

Jaume Gort, Ane Zubizarreta Gerendiain, Heli Peltola, Pertti Pulkkinen, Johanna Routa & Raimo Jaatinen: Differences in fibre properties in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) genetic entries grown at different spacing and sites / Abstract / Full text

Ane Zubizarreta Gerendiain, Heli Peltola & Pertti Pulkkinen: Growth and wood property traits in narrow crowned Norway spruce (Picea abies f. pendula) clones grown in southern Finland / Abstract / Full text

John R. Moore, Andrew J. Lyon, Gregory J. Searles & Leena E. Vihermaa: The effects of site and stand factors on the tree and wood quality of Sitka spruce growing in the United Kingdom / Abstract / Full text

Aaron R. Weiskittel, Laura S. Kenefic, Robert S. Seymour & Leah M. Phillips: Long-term effects of precommercial thinning on the stem dimensions, form and branch characteristics of red spruce and balsam fir crop trees in Maine, USA / Abstract / Full text

Veli-Pekka Ikonen, Seppo Kellomäki & Heli Peltola: Sawn timber properties of Scots pine as affected by initial stand density, thinning and pruning: a simulation based approach / Abstract / Full text

Henrik Heräjärvi: Effect of drying technology on aspen wood properties / Abstract / Full text

R. Edward Thomas: Modeling the relationships among internal defect features and external Appalachian hardwood log defect indicators / Abstract / Full text

Peder Gjerdrum & Mauro Bernabei: Three-dimensional spiral grain pattern in five large Norway spruce stems / Abstract / Full text

Rui Qi, Véronique Letort, Mengzhen Kang, Paul-Henry Cournède, Philippe de Reffye & Thierry Fourcaud: Application of the GreenLab model to simulate and optimize wood production and tree stability: a theoretical study / Abstract / Full text

Tuula Nuutinen, Antti Kilpeläinen, Hannu Hirvelä, Kari Härkönen, Veli-Pekka Ikonen, Reetta Lempinen, Heli Peltola, Lars Wilhelmsson & Seppo Kellomäki: Future wood and fibre sources – case North Karelia in eastern Finland / Abstract / Full text

Matti Maltamo, Jussi Peuhkurinen, Jukka Malinen, Jari Vauhkonen, Petteri Packalén & Timo Tokola: Predicting tree attributes and quality characteristics of Scots pine using airborne laser scanning data / Abstract / Full text

Gaby Deckmyn, Bostjan Mali, Hojka Kraigher, Niko Torelli, Maarten Op de Beeck & Reinhart Ceulemans: Using the process-based stand model ANAFORE including Bayesian optimisation to predict wood quality and quantity and their uncertainty in Slovenian beech / Abstract / Full text

METLA Editorial Office – TSal – 3.9.09