Kōrero: Forest succession and regeneration

Pole stand of beech (2 o 2)

Pole stand of beech

As a beech forest regenerates the young trees compete for nutrients, light and water. A dense stand of thin-stemmed trees, known as poles, develops. In time the thinnest and weakest die off, leaving a less dense stand of large trees.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10049587

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Forest succession and regeneration - Beech and conifer forest regeneration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11913/pole-stand-of-beech (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007