FOR4466Advanced Studies in Forest Plants and Their Environment4 ch (3C 3L)

The course addresses ecophysiological relationships within forest stands (energy capture, respiration, photosynthate allocation, transportation, etc.) integrated to the stand level. Specialized topics include tree nutrition (nutrient deficiencies, diagnosis, meditative action), ecotoxicology (role of heavy metals) and reactions of trees to air pollutants (S02, oxone) and climate change.