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Table 7 Numbers of cambial initials and enlarging cells counted from samples from trees at the Flynn site in September, November and December 2011 and February 2012

From: Growth at the microscale: long term thinning effects on patterns and timing of intra-annual stem increment in radiata pine

Treatment Date of sampling Cambial zone cells (#) Enlarging zone cells (#) CZ cells/EZ cells
Thinned 2011/09/20 16.3 ± 2.9 14.3 ± 1.9 1.1 ± 0.05
2011/11/03 10.0 ± 1.0 10.0 ± 2.0 1 ± 0.10
2011/12/15 18.5 ± 0.5 15.5 ± 0.5 1.2 ± 0.07
2012/02/10 14.3 ± 1.3 14.3 ± 1.3 1 ± 0.01
Unthinned 2011/09/20 8.0 ± 0.1 6.0 ± 0.0 1.3 ± 0.01
2011/11/03 7.0 ± 1.5 5.3 ± 1.3 1.3 ± 0.08
2011/12/15 7.0 ± 1.0 5.7 ± 1.3 1.4 ± 0.33
2012/02/10 5.5 ± 0.5 4.0 ± 1.0 1.4 ± 0.23