CHARACTERISTICS OF FIELD MAPLE STANDS FROM THE MOLDAVIAN PLAIN (ROMANIA)
Acer genus comprises approx. 120 species, mostly trees and rarely shrubs. There are several species of this genus in Romania (8), both forest and ornamental. Acer campestre is a tree of the third size and a species of understory. The present study was conducted on field maple stands from the Moldavian Plain, Romania. A series of characteristics were studied, namely: altitude, slope, stand age, crown density, increments and stand volume. The area occupied by field maple in the Moldavian Plain is of 666.4 ha. The maximum altitude at which the studied species is found is 525 m.