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Since the beginning of the 1990s, significant mortality of Scots pine trees has been observed in inner valleys of the Alps. The objectives of this work were to investigate and describe the aetiology of a Scots pine dieback in the Aosta Valley (western Italian Alps) in 2005. Surveys were conducted...

Gonthier, P.; Giordano, L.; Nicolotti, G.
Canadian Institute of Forestry, Ottawa, Canada
Forestry Chronicle, 2010, 86, 1, pp 110-117

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) forests in the Langhe district of southern Piedmont, N. Italy, were evaluated using dendrochronological techniques. Scots pine grows solely on poorer, steeper and sunnier slopes, and natural regeneration presently occurs only on uncultivated land or areas affected by...

Prosperi, F.
Monti e Boschi, 1999, 50, 5, pp 10-16

Four papers are presented: Dendrochronology applied to the investigation of tree decline (Eckstein, D.), presenting 4 case studies from W. Germany to assess the effects of natural and man-made stresses on annual increment; Dendrochronology and mortality of trees in the Alpine region (Z'Graggen, S....

Eckstein, D.; Z'Graggen, S.; Serre-Bachet, F.; Mariani, M.
Istituto Italiano di Dendrocronologia, Verona, Italy
Dendrocronologia e moria del bosco in Europa. Atti del convegno tenuto a Verona-Pescantina il 10 ottobre 1986., 1987, pp 52 pp.

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