grey alder

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Noun1.grey alder - native to Europe but introduced in America
Alnus, genus Alnus - alders
alder tree, alder - north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
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Growth and carbon capture of grey alder (Alnus incana (L.) Moench.) under north European conditions--estimates based on reported research.--For.
[40] did not observe any effect of stand age on the leaf characteristics of grey alder on abandoned agricultural land either.
Biomass production and nutrient accumulation in short-rotation grey alder (Alnus incana (L.) Moench) plantation on abandoned agricultural land.
Lignin used in the experiments was extracted from long-term sample growths of grey alder (Alnus incana L.) Moench) wood after being processed for 2 min by saturated steam at 235[degrees]C under pressure of 3.2 MPa.
Other species are black alder, grey alder, aspen, ash, and oak groves.
The mean height of trees [less than or equal to] 6 m was greater in NA than in OA for all species except grey alder (Alnus incana) (Table 2).
Black alder and grey alder (Alnus incana) grow in northern Europe and western Siberia.
Grey alder (Alnus incana (L.) Moench) occurs in small stands or as isolated individuals in the conifer forest and as solitary trees in the subalpine birch belt.
All species were on average taller within than outside the exclosures, other than juniper (Juniperus communis) and grey alder (Alnus incana), which were not significantly different, and spruce, which was significantly taller outside than inside the exclosure (Fig.
At first I thought it was from the grey alder (Alnus incana).
Our recent investigations of natural deciduous and coniferous stands in Estonia revealed significantly higher diversity and activity of microbial communities in the soil-root interface of grey alder (Alnus incana (L.) Moench.) than of other investigated tree species: silver birch (Betula pendula Roth.), Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) and Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) [22].
According to our previous results, short-root morphological parameters of black and grey alders, especially SRA, were in good accordance with measurements of size and activity of microbial communities according to respiration, assessment of microbial activity by Biolog Ecoplates and foliar assimilation efficiency of the above-ground part of trees [20].