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Climate affects wood formation with consequences for the functioning and survival of trees. Since tree-rings tissues (i.e., earlywood and latewood) are formed at different time in the season, the impact of climate change might differently affect their functions. In this study, we combine...

Author(s)
Arzac, A.; Babushkina, E. A.; Fonti, P.; Slobodchikova, V.; Sviderskaya, I. V.; Vaganov, E. A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 49, pp 1-8
Abstract

To what extent do mistletoes contribute to growth decline in drought-prone forests? Can the rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations offset the negative impacts of drought and mistletoe infestation on tree growth? Long-term data on growth and intrinsic water use efficiency (iWUE) may allow answering...

Author(s)
Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Linares, J. C.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2013, 296, pp 64-73
Abstract

This study presents the results of a dendrochronological and dendroclimatological study of Scots pine growth on dry sites in Estonia and Finland. Increment cores from two regions in Estonia and from five regions in Finland are used. The cores were collected from living trees nearby permanent...

Author(s)
Hordo, M.; Henttonen, H. M.; Mäkinen, H.; Helama, S.; Kiviste, A.
Publisher
Lithuanian Forest Research Institute (Lietuvos Misku Institutas), Kaunas, Lithuania
Citation
Baltic Forestry, 2011, 17, 1, pp 35-49, 163
Abstract

In most dendrochronological studies, climate-growth relationships are established on dominant trees to minimize non-climatic signals. However, response to environmental factors may be affected by tree-size, which begs the question of the representativeness of dominant trees on the stand level. To...

Author(s)
Mérian, P.; Lebourgeois, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2011, 261, 8, pp 1382-1391
Abstract

The influence of irrigation on the growth of Scots pines was investigated by comparing trees growing along an open water channel with trees growing under natural conditions. We focussed on the reaction of pines to sudden changes in water availability due to the cessation of irrigation and on the...

Author(s)
Rigling, A.; Brühlhart, H.; Bräker, O. U.; Forster, T.; Schweingruber, F. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2003, 175, 1/3, pp 285-296
Abstract

Causes of mortality of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) exposed to soil dryness were evaluated by analyzing radial increment growth of dead and surviving trees. The study site is situated in the montane belt (about 750 m a.s.l.) within the inner Alpine dry valley of the Inn River in Austria....

Author(s)
Oberhuber, W.
Publisher
Istituto Italiano di Dendrocronologia, Verona, Italy
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2001, 19, 1, pp 45-55

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