Estimation of Age and Growth Rate of Pinus gerardiana Forest Trees, Wildly Grown in Shinghar Zhob Area Balochistan-Pakistan by Using Dendro-chronological Approach
Agren J, Zackrisson O. 1990. Age and size structure of Pinus sylvestris populations on mires in central and northern Sweden Journal of Ecology 78, 1049-1062.
Ahmed M. 1989. Tree-ring chronologies of Abies pindrow (Royel) Spach, from Himalayan region of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 21, 347-354.
Ahmed M, Sarangezai AT. 1991. Dendrochronological approach to estimate age and growth rate of various species from Himalayan region of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 23, 78-79.
Ahmed M, Wahab M, Khan N, Siddiqui MF, Khan MU, Hussain ST. 2009. Age and growth rates of some Gymnosperms of Pakistan: A dendrochronological approach. Pakistan Journal of Botany 41, 849-860.
Castagneri D, Storaunet KO, Rolstad J. 2013. Age andgrowth patterns of old Norway spruce trees in Trillemarka forest, Norway. Science Journal for Research 28, 232-240.
Cook ER, Kairiukstis LA. 2010. Methods of Dendrochronology: Applications in the environmental sciences. Kluwer Academic Publishers, AA Dordrecht, the Netherland, p 249,
Cook ER, Krusic PJ, Jones PD. 2003. Dendroclimatic signals in long tree-ring chronologies from the Himalayas of Nepal. International Journal of Climatology 23, 707–732.
Currie DJ. 1991. Energy and large scale patterns of animal and plant species richness. The American Naturalist 137, 27-49.
Fricker JM, Chen HYH, Wang JR. 2006. Stand age structural dynamics of North American boreal forests and implication for forest management. Atypon 8, 395-405.
Hussain A, Ahmed M, Khan SW, Abbas H, Hussain A, Abbas Q. 2018. Agroforestry practices in relation to the age and growth rate patterns of Picea smithiana using modern techniques of dendrochronology from Istak valley of central Karakoram National park (CKNP) Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Agrictural Science 55, 569-574.
Iqbal J, Ahmed M, Siddiqui MF, Khan A, Wahab M. 2017. Age and Radial growth analysis of Conifer tree species from Shangla, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Botany 49, 69-72.
Khan A, Ahmed M, Siddiqui MF, Iqbal J, Gaire NP. 2018. Dendrochronological potential of Abies pindrow royle from Indus Kohistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (kpk) Pakistan. Pakistan journal of botany 50, 365-369.
Lafon CW, Speer JH. 2002. Using dendrochronology to identify major ice storm events in oak forests of southwestern Virginia, Climate Research 20, 41-54.
Lanner RM. 2002.Why do trees live so long? Age. Research Rev 1(53), 67.
Rentch, JS, Fajvan MA, Hicks RRJR. 2003. Oak establishment and canopy accession strategies in five oldgrowth stands in the central hardwood forest region. For. Ecology and Management 184, 285-297.
Sarangzai AM, Ahmed A. 2011. Dendrochronological potential of Juniperus excelsa (M.Bieb) from dry temperate forest of Balochistan province, Pakistan. FUUAST Journal of Biology 1, 65-70.
Schweingbruber FH. 1998. Tree Rings: Basics and Applications of Dendrochronology. D. Reidel, Dordrecht, the Netherlands 276, p.
Siddiqui MF, Shaukat SH., Ahmed M, Khan N, Khan IA. 2013. Age and growth rates of dominant conifers from moist temperate areas of Himalayan and Hindukush region of Pakistan. Pakistan journal of botany 45, 1135-1147.
Wils THG, Eshetu Z. 2007. Reconstructing the flow of the River Nile from Juniperus procera and Prunus africana tree rings (Ethiopia) an explorative study on cross-dating and climate signal TRACE 5, 277-284.
Worrell R, Malcolm DC. 1990. Productivity of Sitka spruce in Northern Britain. 1. The effects of elevation and climate. Forestry 63, 105-118.
Zafar MU, Ahmed M. 2014. The status of tree-ring analysis in Pakistan. FUUAST journal of. Biology 4, 13-19.