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Plants' carbon uptake and allocation to different biomass compartments is an important process for both wood production and climate mitigation. Measurements of the net ecosystem carbon dioxide exchange between ecosystems and the atmosphere provide insights into the processes of photosynthesis,...

Author(s)
Lagergren, F.; Jönsson, A. M.; Linderson, H.; Lindroth, A.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2019, 33, 3, pp 765-776
Abstract

Previous research has provided insights into the potential response of growth and water use efficiency to thinning in Mediterranean forests, but little is known about the potential benefits of silviculture for plantations under severe drought stress. We selected two stands of Pinus sylvestris L....

Author(s)
Navarro-Cerrillo, R. M.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Rodriguez, C.; Duque Lazo, J.; Moreno-Rojas, J. M.; Palacios-Rodriguez, G.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 433, pp 313-324
Abstract

Climate condtions constitute some of the main factors affecting variation in annual tree-ring growth. However other exogenous processes including geomorphic activity can affect substantially the rate of tree growth. Currently little is known on how human activity such as trampling affects tree...

Author(s)
Matulewski, P.; Buchwal, A.; Makohonienko, M.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2019, 54, pp 78-86
Abstract

Wood formation is the primary biological process through which carbon is durably sequestered in woody plants, and is thus a major contributor to mitigate climate change. We analyzed the tree growth patterns of four conifer species across the Iberian Peninsula (IP) based on a dense...

Author(s)
Martínez del Castillo, E.; Tejedor, E.; Serrano-Notivoli, R.; Novak, K.; Saz, M. Á.; Longares, L. A.; Luis, M. de
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 7, pp 416
Abstract

Interrelations of the yield variability of the main crops (wheat, barley, and oats) with hydrothermal regime and growth of conifer trees (Pinus sylvestris and Larix sibirica) in forest-steppes were investigated in Khakassia, South Siberia. An attempt has been made to understand the role and...

Author(s)
Babushkina, E. A.; Belokopytova, L. V.; Shah, S. K.; Zhirnova, D. F.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
International Journal of Biometeorology, 2018, 62, 5, pp 861-871
Abstract

A unique remnant of forest dating back to the period 9733-7897 yr BC and consisting of hundreds of tree bases was discovered in the Czech Republic. We aimed to reveal the complex disturbance history of this (sub)fossil forest using dendrochronology, and to describe its detailed plant species...

Author(s)
Šamonil, P.; Moravcová, A.; Pokorný, P.; Žáčková, P.; Kašpar, J.; Vašíčková, I.; Daněk, P.; Novák, J.; Hájková, P.; Adam, D.; Leuschner, H. H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 2018, 507, pp 81-96
Abstract

An attempt is made to identify the response of forest stands to recent climate change in the north of the European part of Russia using the series of Scots pine linear increments. These series are a useful instrument for assessing the spatial variability of internode growth parameters during short...

Author(s)
Chernogaeva, G. M.; Kuhta, A. E.
Publisher
Allerton Press, Inc., New York, USA
Citation
Russian Meteorology and Hydrology, 2018, 43, 6, pp 418-424
Abstract

Given recent climatic trends, it is crucial to understand the plasticity and adaptiveness of forest trees in order to evaluate their current and future responses to changing climatic conditions. We investigated inter- and intra-annual xylem growth and its relation to weather factors in European...

Author(s)
Martinez Castillo, E. del; Prislan, P.; Gričar, J.; Gryc, V.; Merela, M.; Giagli, K.; Luis, M. de; Vavrčík, H.; Čufar, K.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 52, pp 1-10
Abstract

Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) is a widely used tree species in European dendroclimatology studies due to its common distribution across much of the continent. Almost all studies find radial growth strongly related to summer temperature, a result reflecting site selection at high...

Author(s)
Balanzategui, D.; Knorr, A.; Heussner, K. U.; Wazny, T.; Beck, W.; Słowiński, M.; Helle, G.; Buras, A.; Wilmking, M.; Maaten, E. van der; Scharnweber, T.; Dorado-Liñán, I.; Heinrich, I.
Publisher
Wiley, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Boreas, 2018, 47, 2, pp 443-453
Abstract

In this study, we used a comprehensive tree-ring network from Estonia and investigated Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) radial growth responses to changing climate conditions, considering differences in site conditions and local climates. To assess whether climate influences Scots pine radial...

Author(s)
Metslaid, S.; Hordo, M.; Korjus, H.; Kiviste, A.; Kangur, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2018, 252, pp 283-295

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