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The formation of traumatic resin ducts (TRDs) represents an important induced defense in woody plants that enhances oleoresin production and flow in response to environmental perturbations. In some genera (Pinus), resin ducts are copious and conspicuous; however, in others (Picea), resin ducts are...

Author(s)
DeRose, R. J.; Bekker, M. F.; Long, J. N.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 2017, 47, 9, pp 1168-1174
Abstract

We reconstruct pandora moth (Coloradia pandora Blake) outbreaks and climate from a 1572-year (435-2006 CE) ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws.) chronology from a lava flow in central Oregon. We took samples from 128 living trees and remnant logs and crossdated the samples using skeleton ...

Author(s)
Clark, P. W.; Speer, J. H.; Winship, L. J.
Publisher
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Citation
Tree-Ring Research, 2017, 73, 2, pp 113-125
Abstract

Dendrochronology and climate-growth modelling were used to assess to what extent defoliation by pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pityocampa) depresses growth in Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) at the species' southernmost distribution limit (southern Spain). Basal area increment (BAI) was...

Author(s)
Linares, J. C.; Senhadji, K.; Herrero, A.; Hódar, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2014, 315, pp 129-137
Abstract

We used historical documents, stand mapping, and new methods of dendrochronological analysis to reconstruct 250 y of land-use history of the Simes Tract in Petersham, MA. These data were then used to interpret the origin of the current forest's stand structure within the experimental plots of the...

Author(s)
Ellison, A. M.; Lavine, M.; Kerson, P. B.; Plotkin, A. A. B.; Orwig, D. A.
Publisher
New England Botanical Club, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Rhodora, 2014, 116, 968, pp 377-427
Abstract

Widespread and prolonged defoliation by the European winter moth, Operophtera brumata L., has occurred in forests of eastern Massachusetts for more than a decade and populations of winter moth continue to invade new areas of New England. This study characterized the forests of eastern Massachusetts ...

Author(s)
Simmons, M. J.; Lee, T. D.; Ducey, M. J.; Dodds, K. J.
Publisher
MDPI Publishing, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2014, 5, 10, pp 2440-2463
Abstract

Outbreak insects are among the major biotic disturbances affecting Mediterranean forests by reducing their growth and vitality through severe defoliations. Despite their relevance for the management of these drought-prone areas, we lack information on the relationships between growth, canopy cover...

Author(s)
Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Camarero, J. J.; García-Martín, A.; Hernández, R.; Riva, J. de la
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2014, 320, pp 171-181
Abstract

Lodgepole pine is widely distributed throughout the Pacific Northwest and is an important commercial species. Although outbreaks of mountain pine beetle can kill extensive areas of pine stands, little attention was paid to postmortality rate of wood quality and quantity deterioration until the most ...

Author(s)
Lewis, K.; Thompson, D.
Publisher
Society of Wood Science and Technology, Madison, USA
Citation
Wood and Fiber Science, 2011, 43, 2, pp 130-142
Abstract

The southernmost European natural and planted pine forests are among the most vulnerable areas to warming-induced drought decline. Both drought stress and management factors (e.g., stand origin or reduced thinning) may induce decline by reducing the water available to trees but their relative...

Author(s)
Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Camarero, J. J.; Dobbertin, M.; Fernández-Cancio, Á.; Vilà-Cabrera, A.; Manzanedo, R. D.; Zavala, M. A.; Navarro-Cerrillo, R. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2013, 310, pp 956-967
Abstract

We present a network of thirteen annual ring-width chronologies from high elevation whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis Engelm.) sites in the western Canadian Cordillera in order to assess the dendroclimatic potential of this long-lived tree species. The temperature signal within the chronologies is...

Author(s)
Youngblut, D. K.; Luckman, B. H.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2013, 31, 1, pp 16-28
Abstract

In this study, we assessed the effects of chronic defoliation on radial, height and volume growth of Crimean pine (Pinus nigra Arnold) trees of the pine processionary moth [Thaumetopoea wilkinsoni Tams (Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae)] in western Turkey. Crimean pine tree ring chronologies were...

Author(s)
Carus, S.
Publisher
Journal of Environmental Biology, Lucknow, India
Citation
Journal of Environmental Biology, 2010, 31, 4, pp 453-460

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