Northern Japanese hemlock; KOME-TSUGA; KURO-TSUGA (Farjon 1990).
Syn: Abies diversifolia Maxim.; Tsuga blaringhemii Flous (Farjon 1990).
I can find (1999.02) only two studies, both seemingly of a relatively general nature (Sawada and Kaji 1992, Fujiwara and Ohta 1994).
FFPRI = Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute. Apr-1996. Introduction to Forestry And Forest Products Research Institute. URL: http://ss.ffpri.affrc.go.jp/outline.html, accessed 1998.10.12.
Fujiwara T. and Ohta S. 1994. Tree ring networks for climate changes, forest decline and wood quality in Japan. In Park Won-Kyu, Frank W. Telewski and Kim J.-S., eds., Proceedings of the International Symposium on Global Change and Forests. Journal of Korea Forestry Energy 14(1): 72-79.
Sawada H. and Kaji M. 1992. Studies on the regeneration dynamics of the natural forests in the Chichibu Mountains, central Japan II: Processes of the regeneration caused by wind damage in a subalpine coniferous forest ca. 110 and 150 years ago. Bulletin of the Tokyo University Forests 87: 175-193 [in Japanese with English summary].
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