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Project

Forest Conversion Experiment Pijnven-Bosland. Setting-up a large-scaled tree-diversity experiment, part of the international FORBIO forest ecosystem research project (174U02311)

This project aims at establishing a large-scaled experiment that will allow to quantify the effect of tree species diversity on forest ecosystem functioning. The experiment will be established on a 8 ha site situated in Hechtel-Eksel, in the state forest Pijnven. In total 25 000 trees of five different species will be planted.

Date:1 Mar 2011  →  28 Feb 2012
Keywords:functional biodiversity, forest ecosystems, Limburg
Disciplines:Forestry sciences, Plant biology