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Climate warming and increasing aridity may negatively impact forest productivity across southern Europe. A better understanding of growth responses to climate and drought in southernmost populations could provide insight on the vulnerability of those forests to aridification. Here we investigate...

Author(s)
Caminero, L.; Génova, M.; Camarero, J. J.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 48, pp 20-29
Abstract

Pinus lumholtzii is widely distributed in the Western Sierra Madre. It grows mainly in rocky outcrop sites; therefore, its annual growth rings may be sensitive to climatic variables. Ring-width chronologies of Pinus lumholtzii from sites in southern Durango were developed in order to analyze its...

Author(s)
González Elizondo, M.; González Elizondo, M. del S.; Villanueva Díaz, J.; Cerano Paredes, J.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agricolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Forestales, 2017, 8, 42, pp 28-54
Abstract

To explore the relationship of long-term drought variations with climate warming, the relative humidity from April to September (RH49) in eastern Inner Mongolia was reconstructed based on tree-ring width over the past 135 years. There was also good correlation between the ring-width index and the...

Author(s)
Sun Bo; Liu Yu; Lei Ying; Guo LingXia
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2017, 42, pp 73-79
Abstract

Pinus taeda plantations are an important economic activity in southern Brazil, where edaphoclimatic conditions are optimal. Understanding how meteorological conditions influence tree growth is important in such a favorable environment for reaching high growth rates and for predicting tree growth...

Author(s)
Dobner, M.; Campoe, O. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 453, pp 117624
Abstract

To study climate variability/change, the tree-ring width index chronologies of two species (Cedrus deodara and Pinus roxburghii) of the western Himalaya was determined. The first principal component (PC1) prepared using the three-site tree-ring width chronologies of the western Himalaya was found...

Author(s)
Somaru Ram; Borgaonkar, H. P.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2016, 40, pp 64-71
Abstract

Climate warming and increasing aridity have impacted diverse ecosystems in the Mediterranean region since at least the 1970s. Pinus pinea L. has significant environmental and socio-economic importance for the Iberian Peninsula, so a detailed understanding of its response to climate change is...

Author(s)
Natalini, F.; Alejano, R.; Vázquez-Piqué, J.; Pardos, M.; Calama, R.; Büntgen, U.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2016, 40, pp 72-84
Abstract

Substantial effort has recently been put into the development of climate reconstructions from tree-ring stable carbon isotopes, though the interpretation of long-term trends retained in such timeseries remains challenging. Here we use detrended δ13C measurements in Pinus uncinata treerings, from...

Author(s)
Esper, J.; Konter, O.; Krusic, P. J.; Saurer, M.; Holzkämper, S.; Büntgen, U.
Publisher
De Gruyter Open, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Geochronometria, 2015, 42, 1, pp 53-59
Abstract

A potentially confounding radial-growth interaction exists at the intersection of two well-known principles, one in the field of dendrochronology and the other in quantitative genetics. From a dendrochronology perspective, tree populations growing in climatically marginal environments are expected...

Author(s)
McLane, S. C.; Daniels, L. D.; Aitken, S. N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2011, 262, 2, pp 115-123
Abstract

Tree rings have been widely used to reconstruct environmental history, especially water availability, because historical records of streamflow are often limited. In the semiarid southwestern USA, springs provide critical water resources and support biodiversity hotspots, but spring flows are poorly ...

Author(s)
Fuchs, L.; Stevens, L. E.; Fulé, P. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2019, 435, pp 89-96
Abstract

Climate predictions for the Mediterranean Basin include increased temperatures, decreased precipitation, and increased frequency of extreme climatic events (ECE). These conditions are associated with decreased tree growth and increased vulnerability to pests and diseases. The anatomy of tree rings...

Author(s)
Novak, K.; Luis, M. de; Saz, M. A.; Longares, L. A.; Serrano-Notivoli, R.; Raventós, J.; Čufar, K.; Gričar, J.; Filippo, A. di; Piovesan, G.; Rathgeber, C. B. K.; Papadopoulos, A.; Smith, K. T.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Plant Science, 2016, 7, May, pp 727

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