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Areas of forest which have been cleared and then abandoned as pasture often suffer from poor water availability and low-nutrient soils, making...

Date
June 2018
Author(s)
Ellen Baker
Abstract

Western white pine (Pinus monticola Dougl.) is an important forest tree species, which is intensively plagued by the fungus Cronartium ribicola. Resistance gene analogs (RGAs) are the most highly abundant class of potential resistance (R) genes sharing greatly conserved domains and structures....

Author(s)
Zambounis, A.; Avramidou, E.; Papadima, A.; Tsaftaris, A.; Arzimanoglou, I.; Barbas, E.; Madesis, P.; Aravanopoulos, F. A.
Publisher
Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology
Publication
iForest, 2017, 10, pp 237-241
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10 - 12 July 2018 - Lake Tahoe

Abstract

The leaf carbon isotope ratio (δ13C) is a useful parameter for predicting a plant's water use efficiency, as an indicator for plant classification, and even in the reconstruction of paleoclimatic environments. In this study, we investigated the spatial pattern of leaf δ13C values and its...

Author(s)
Li MingXu; Peng ChangHui; Wang Meng; Yang YanZheng; Zhang KeRou; Li Peng; Yang Yan; Ni Jian; Zhu QiuAn
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 2017, 122, 7, pp 1564-1575
Abstract

Leaves and absorptive roots (i.e., first-order root) are above- and belowground plant organs related to resource acquisition; however, it is controversy over whether these two sets of functional traits vary in a coordinated manner. Here, we examined the relationships between analogous above- and...

Author(s)
Wang RuiLi; Wang QiuFeng; Zhao Ning; Yu GuiRui; He NianPeng
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Ecology and Evolution, 2017, 7, 8, pp 2697-2705
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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
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This study was carried out during 2011-2012 in Dalbergia sissoo based silvipastoral system raised on sodic land at main experiment station (Forestry) of Narendra deva University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad. The silvipastoral system had Dalbergia sissoo (Forest tree species)...

Author(s)
Vinita Bisht; Bangarwa, K. S.; Bhardwaj, K. K.; Vishal Johar
Publisher
MKK Publication
Publication
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 3B, pp 2038-2042

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