Publications and references

  • Mixed species forests: Risks, Resilience and Management; Lund, Sweden; 25-27 March 2020. Units involved: 1.01.06, 1.01.10, 1.09.00, 7.03.00, 8.02.01. (cancelled due To COVID-19 Outbreak).  Book of Abstracts (3 MB, PDF)   

    del Rio, M., M. Löf, A. Bravo-Oviedo & H. Jactel (eds.) 2021: Mixed species forests. Risks, resilience and management. Forest Ecology and Management Special Issue, 24 peer-reviewed articles available online at
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  • Bravo-Oviedo A (2018) The role of mixed forests in a changing social-ecological world. In: Bravo-Oviedo A, Pretzsch H, del Rio M (eds) Dynamics, Silviculture and Management of mixed forests. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, Berlin, page xx-xx
  • Bravo-Oviedo A, Pretzsch H, del Río M (2018) Dynamics, silviculture and management of mixed forests, Springer (In press)
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  • del Rio M, Pretzsch H, Ruiz-Peinado R, et al (2017) Species interactions increase the temporal stability of community productivity in Pinus sylvestris-Fagus sylvatica mixtures across Europe. J Ecol. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12727
  • Forrester DI, Ammer C, Annighöfer PJ, et al (2017) Effects of crown architecture and stand structure on light absorption in mixed and monospecific Fagus sylvatica and Pinus sylvestris forests along a productivity and climate gradient through Europe. J Ecol 1–15 . doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12803
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  • Heym M, Ruiz-Peinado R, del Río M, et al (2017) EuMIXFOR triplet data from pure and mixed stands of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) across an ecological gradient through Europe. Submitted
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  • Pretzsch H (2018) Growth and structure in mixed-species stands compared with monocultures. Review and perspectives. In: Bravo-Oviedo A, del Rio M, Pretzsch H (eds) Dynamics, Silviculture and Management of mixed forests. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, Berlin, pp xx–xx
  • Pretzsch H, Forrester D, Rötzer T (2015a) Representation of species mixing in forest growth models. A review and perspective. Ecol Modell 313:276–292 . doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.06.044
  • Pretzsch H, Forrester DI, Bauhus J (2017) Mixed-species forests. Ecology and Management. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
  • Pretzsch H, Zenner EK (2017) Toward managing mixed-species stands: from parametrization to prescription. For Ecosyst 4:19 . doi: 10.1186/s40663-017-0105-z
  • Pretzsch H, Zlatanov T, Bravo-Oviedo A (2015b) Growth and yield of mixed versus pure stands of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) and European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) analysed along a productivity gradient through Europe. Eur J For Res 134: . doi: 10.1007/s10342-015-0900-4
  • Puettmann KJ, Wilson SM, Baker SC, et al (2015) Silvicultural alternatives to conventional even-aged forest management - what limits global adoption? For Ecosyst 2:2–8 . doi: 10.1186/s40663-015-0031-x
  • Ruiz-Peinado R, Heym M, Drössler L, et al (2018) Data platforms for mixed forests research: contributions from the EuMIXFOR network. In: Bravo-Oviedo A, del Rio M, Pretzsch H (eds)
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