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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

Exploring how drought influences growth, performance, and survival in different species is crucial to understanding the impacts of climate change on forest ecosystems. Here, we investigate the responses of two co-occurring pines (Pinus nigra and Pinus sylvestris) to interannual drought in...

Author(s)
Martin-Benito, D.; Anchukaitis, K. J.; Evans, M. N.; Río, M. del; Beeckman, H.; Cañellas, I.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2017, 8, 9, pp 332
Abstract

Insect outbreaks constitute major disturbances and global climate changes are expected to increase their frequency and severity. In Canada, an increase in outbreak severity of the jack pine budworm is expected as a consequence of more frequent droughts associated with climate changes. In this...

Author(s)
Robson, J. R. M.; Conciatori, F.; Tardif, J. C.; Knowles, K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2015, 347, pp 83-95
Abstract

Although not yet fully understood, reduced sensitivity of tree growth to temperature at high northern latitudes during the last ∼40 years is often linked to concurrent anthropogenic changes of atmospheric composition and global warming. The idea that a temporal localization of the problem could...

Author(s)
Schneider, L.; Esper, J.; Timonen, M.; Büntgen, U.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Oikos, 2014, 123, 5, pp 559-566
Abstract

The plasticity of radial growth and earlywood anatomy to climate has not been properly assessed. To solve this, we evaluated how growth and earlywood anatomy changed in a Mediterranean ring-porous oak (Quercus faginea) across a climatic gradient. We hypothesized that the anatomical variables will...

Author(s)
Alla, A. Q.; Camarero, J. J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2012, 131, 5, pp 1537-1550
Abstract

In addition to global warming, the frequency and the intensity of droughts will probably increase in central and southern Europe. Resulting climate changes and soil water deficits could alter tree growth, according to sensitivity of each species. The aim of this study was to compare the growth...

Author(s)
Michelot, A.; Bréda, N.; Damesin, C.; Dufrêne, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2012, 265, pp 161-171
Abstract

The objectives of this article are to highlight how extreme climatic events and climate variability influence radial growth of conifers (silver fir, Norway spruce, Scots pine) and how elevation and soil water capacity (SWC) modulate the sensitivity to climate. We sampled 33 stands in France in...

Author(s)
Lebourgeois, F.; Rathgeber, C. B. K.; Ulrich, E.
Publisher
École Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts (ENGREF), Nancy, France
Citation
Revue Forestière Française, 2010, 62, 1, pp 7-23
Abstract

Questions: (1) How do extreme climatic events and climate variability influence radial growth of conifers (silver fir, Norway spruce, Scots pine)? (2) How do elevation and soil water capacity (SWC) modulate sensitivity to climate? Location: The sampled conifer stands are in France, in western...

Author(s)
Lebourgeois, F.; Rathgeber, C. B. K.; Ulrich, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Vegetation Science, 2010, 21, 2, pp 364-376
Abstract

At present the most powerful tree-ring based climate reconstructions use high numbers of growth proxy series (ring width and density) to produce spatially smoothed estimates, such as average Northern Hemisphere summer temperatures. These single parameter reconstructions might be supplemented with...

Author(s)
Gagen, M.; McCarroll, D.; Edouard, J. L.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Climatic Change, 2006, 78, 2/4, pp 363-379
Abstract

Scots pine provenances from all over Russia planted in 1964 at the forest-steppe zone were analyzed. Eight tree-ring characteristics from 12 different provenances were measured densitometrically. The time span of tree-ring observation covers the period from 1969 to 1997. The sensitivity coefficient ...

Author(s)
Savva, Yu. V.; Schweingruber, F. H.; Vaganov, E. A.; Milyutin, L. I.
Publisher
International Association of Wood Anatomists (IAWA), Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
IAWA Journal, 2003, 24, 4, pp 371-383

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