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Growth characteristics by age measurement of Prunus yedoensis on Jeju Island, Korea

제주도 자생 왕벚나무의 연륜생장 특성 분석

  • 서연옥 (국립산림과학원 난대.아열대산림연구소) ;
  • 김찬수 (국립산림과학원 난대.아열대산림연구소) ;
  • 송관필 (제주생물자원) ;
  • 정성철 (산림청 산림정책과)
  • Received : 2018.04.09
  • Accepted : 2018.05.14
  • Published : 2018.07.31

Abstract

This study conducted to analyze the growth characteristics of old Prunus yedoensis on Jeju island. The diameter growth per year was measured using a DTRS-2000 instrument. The DBH, ground DBH and height of the investigated P. yedoensis were 137 cm, 143 cm, and 15.5 m, respectively. Our analysis showed that the age of the old P. yedoensis was 93 years. An annual diameter growth of $2.85mm{\pm}0.96$ was observed. The result of age estimation, about $265{\pm}64$ years in P. yedoensis on Jeju island. This information could be useful to understand the annual diameter growth characteristics the P. yedoensis distributed on Jeju island.

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