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Forest Trees

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Abstract

It is debated whether slowing human population growth and intense urbanization may result in a slowdown of deforestation and an acceleration of natural forest regeneration. In a fragmented landscape the structure and composition of developing secondary forests will strongly depend on the local...

Authors
Einzmann, H. J. R.; Zotz, G.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Biodiversity and Conservation, 2017, 26, 6, pp 1393-1410
News Article

In the early 1970’s, two ecologists called Daniel Janzen and Joseph Connell suggested that host-specific natural enemies that kill seeds and...

Date
July 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Abstract

Trees growing in boreal and temperate regions synchronize their growth with seasonal climatic changes in adaptive responses that are essential for their survival. These trees cease growth before the winter and establish a dormant state during which growth cessation is maintained by repression of...

Authors
Singh, R. K.; Svystun, T.; AlDahmash, B.; Jönsson, A. M.; Bhalerao, R. P.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
New Phytologist, 2017, 213, 2, pp 511-524
Abstract

Lecythis marcgraaviana (Lecythidaceae), a species previously placed in synonymy of L. pisonis, is resurrected and described in detail for the first time. A neotype, discussion of the history of this species, taxonomic notes, images, and an identification key to the species of the L. pisonis clade...

Authors
Smith, N. P.; Mori, S. A.; Siqueira, G. S.; Folli, D. A.
Publisher
Royal Botanic Gardens
Publication
Kew Bulletin, 2016, 71, 1, pp 8
Miscellaneous

The 3rd edition of this electronic identification and information system now covers all 894 eucalypts of Australia in just one publication. The most recent and comprehensive treatment of the eucalypts to date, Euclid covers the morphology of the eucalypts with some geographic and ecological...

Publisher
CSIRO Publishing
Publication
EUCLID: eucalypts of Australia, 2006, Ed.3, pp 1 cd-rom
AbstractFull Text

An approximately 6-mon prolonged drought occurs yearly in the Hengchun Peninsula of southern Taiwan. Species capable of establishing themselves in this drought environment should be tolerant to drought either through dehydration postponement or dehydration tolerance. To explore drought adaptations...

Authors
Kuo YauLun; Yang YaPing; Peng ShihHsien
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Publication
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 2, pp 131-144

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