Water, Air, and Soil Pollution

, Volume 31, Issue 1–2, pp 385–392 | Cite as

Determination of a chemical basis of air-pollution stress in wood of mature white pine trees in the susceptive forest ecosystems

  • Pathak S. N. 
  • Love D. V. 
  • Roy D. N. 


This paper describes a pilot investigation dealing with changes in chemical composition of wood in pollution-stressed white pine trees, taken from two forested ecosystems of Southern Ontario, Canada. The implications of this research lie in a much needed search for a potential bloindicator of a pre-decline, incipient-stress induced (and/or contributed by) the air-pollutants.


Forest Ecosystem Chemical Basis Pilot Investigation 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pathak S. N. 
    • 1
  • Love D. V. 
    • 1
  • Roy D. N. 
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of ForestryUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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