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Phenological trend of tree species at Forest Research Institute Dehradun, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Forest Research Institute (deemed to be) University, Dehradun, India and Kali Gandaki polytechnic Institute, CTEVT, Ghiring 1, Tanahun 33900, Nepal
  • 2Forest Ecology and Climate Change Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India
  • 3Forest Research Institute (deemed to be) University, Dehradun, India

Res. J. Agriculture & Forestry Sci., Volume 8, Issue (2), Pages 1-8, April,8 (2020)


The study was primarily focused on 11 tree species which were selected as sample trees. Other trees were kept under observation for general perception. The observations were based on phenological behavior such as leaf emergence, leaf expansion, senescence, budding, ripening, etc. The results were presented in the pictorial and tabular forms. Phenological events in plants were highly affected by the seasonal climatic stress. Thus, monitoring and recording this phenological process of plants helps to know about the changing patterns of the season. The outcome of this study is expected to be relevant in the future for the comparative studies. Further, reviewing these biological events of different trees species can provide valuable inputs for identifying the long-term phenology trends.


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