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In contrast to most high elevation areas, plant growth at Mediterranean mountains is exposed to a summer drought period, which represents an additional climatic constraint to low temperatures. Although arboreal and shrubby conifers coexist at high altitudes, most dendroecological studies have...

Author(s)
García-Cervigón Morales, A. I.; Olano Mendoza, J. M.; Eugenio Gozalbo, M.; Camarero Martínez, J. J.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2012, 30, 4, pp 279-286
Abstract

Pinus nigra Arn. subsp. pallasiana (black pine) is one of the most widely grown tree in Turkey. It is the third most widely distributed tree species after Quercus L. and Pinus brutia Ten. Black pine grows in 20% of all forested areas in Turkey. In this dendroecological study, we identified the most ...

Author(s)
Köse, N.; Akkemİk, Ü.; Dalfes, H. N.; Özeren, M. S.; Tolunay, D.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2012, 30, 4, pp 295-301
Abstract

The causes and resulting spatial patterns of Siberian pine mortality in eastern Kuznetzky Alatau Mountains, Siberia were analyzed based on satellite (Landsat, MODIS) and dendrochronology data. Climate variables studied included temperature, precipitation and Standardized...

Author(s)
Kharuk, V. I.; Im, S. T.; Oskorbin, P. A.; Petrov, I. A.; Ranson, K. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2013, 310, pp 312-320
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

Drought and intraspecific competition in red pine (Pinus resinosa Ait.) stands in Michigan have been implicated as predisposing factors for increased shoot blight risk caused by Diplodia pinea Desm. The overall objective of this study is to examine the interactive effects of drought, other climatic ...

Author(s)
Chhin, S.; O'Brien, J.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 2015, 45, 12, pp 1757-1767
Abstract

Theory predicts that the postindustrial rise in the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere (ca) should enhance tree growth either through a direct fertilization effect or indirectly by improving water use efficiency in dry areas. However, this hypothesis has received little support in cold-limited...

Author(s)
Camarero, J. J.; Gazol, A.; Galván, J. D.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Gutiérrez, E.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Global Change Biology, 2015, 21, 2, pp 738-749
Abstract

New data have allowed us to extend a previous height-increment chronology of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) at the northern Fennoscandian timberline 817 years backwards in time, from 1561 to 745. Our final transfer model accounts for 31% of the dependent instrumental (mean June-August)...

Author(s)
Lindholm, M.; Jalkanen, R.; Salminen, H.; Aalto, T.; Ogurtsov, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Holocene, 2011, 21, 2, pp 319-326
AbstractFull Text

As a result of the study, the Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) local chronology in 'Vasil Serafimov' Ecological Station (Southeast Rila Mountains, Bulgaria) was extended with 21 years, till 2008. A significant relationship (α <0.01) was ascertained between tree-growth indices (ITR) of the Scots...

Author(s)
Dimitrov, D.; Zlatanov, T.; Raev, I.; Stoyanova, N.; Miteva, S.
Publisher
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Forest Research Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria
Citation
Silva Balcanica, 2011, 12, 1, pp 63-70
Abstract

What drives the tree species' vulnerability against extreme climatic events within the current context of global warming? We are aware that severe droughts contribute to forest die-off but we do not know the processes involved in the growth decline leading to a loss of tree vigour, which may...

Author(s)
Camarero, J. J.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Alla, A. Q.; González de Andrés, E.; Maestro Martínez, M.; Vicente-Serrano, S. M.
Publisher
Asociacion Espanola de Ecologia Terrestre, Alacant, Spain
Citation
Ecosistemas, 2012, 21, 3, pp 22-30
Abstract

Continued increases in global temperatures and incidences of drought have been implicated in elevated tree mortality in many regions, prompting interest in better understanding tree mortality processes. A recent extreme drought in the southwestern U.S. (1996-2003) contributed to elevated tree...

Author(s)
Kane, J. M.; Kolb, T. E.
Publisher
NRC Research Press, Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 2014, 44, 10, pp 1227-1235

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