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Dendroclimatology and dendroecology have entered mainstream dendrochronology research in subtropical and tropical areas. Our study focused on the use of the chronology series of Masson pine (Pinus massoniana Lamb.), the most widely distributed tree species in the subtropical wet monsoon climate...

Author(s)
Gu HongLiang; Wang Jian; Ma LiJuan; Shang ZhiYuan; Zhang QiPeng
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2019, 10, 3, pp 228
Abstract

Tunnel excavation causes geological, hydrological, environmental and social changes. The effects of groundwater level changes caused by tunnelling on tree growth have been poorly understood. Dendrochronology was used to evaluate the impact of groundwater level drawdown on tree growth. Tree cores of ...

Author(s)
Zheng Wei; Wang XiuLi; Tang Ya; Liu Huang; Wang Mei; Zhang LanJun
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Environmental Earth Sciences, 2017, 76, 15, pp 522
Abstract

We investigated an old-growth oak-shortleaf pine (Pinus echinata) stand of high ecological integrity in east-central Oklahoma located west of the continuous native distribution of shortleaf pine. With the exception of an abundance of shortleaf pine, the basal area (17.2 m 2 /ha), density (559.6...

Author(s)
Cerny, K. C.; Stahle, D. W.; Bragg, D. C.
Publisher
Torrey Botanical Society, Allen Press Inc., Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society, 2016, 143, 3, pp 224-238
Abstract

Background and Aims: Mediterranean trees have patterns of cambial activity with one or more pauses per year, leading to intra-annual density fluctuations (IADFs) in tree rings. We analysed xylogenesis (January 2015-January 2016) in Pinus pinea L. and Arbutus unedo L., co-occurring at a site on Mt....

Author(s)
Balzano, A.; Čufar, K.; Battipaglia, G.; Merela, M.; Prislan, P.; Aronne, G.; Micco, V. de
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Botany, 2018, 121, 6, pp 1231-1242
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Chir pine (Pinus roxburghii Sarg.) is a common tree species with ecological and economic importance across the subtropical forests of the central Himalayas. However, little is known about its growth response to the recent warming and drying trends observed in this region. Here, we developed a...

Author(s)
Sigdel, S. R.; Binod Dawadi; Camarero, J. J.; Liang ErYuan; Leavitt, S. W.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 6, pp 340
Abstract

Understanding and unravelling the direct and indirect effects of ongoing and predicted climate change on the vitality and productivity of Scots pine forests is particularly important for Romania and other parts of eastern Europe, where the species represents an essential ecological and economic...

Author(s)
Sidor, C. G.; Bosela, M.; Büntgen, U.; Vlad, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 52, pp 48-56
Abstract

Tree species occupy different hydrological niches and climate warming may affect tree performance in those niches through increased drought stress. However, the effects of climate warming on growth, carbon and water fluxes would differ depending on species' hydrological niche. Species from wet...

Author(s)
Camarero, J. J.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Matías, L.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2018, 52, pp 87-95
Abstract

Understanding which variables affect forest resilience to extreme drought is key to predict future dynamics under ongoing climate change. In this study, we analyzed how tree resistance, recovery and resilience to drought have changed along three consecutive droughts and how they were affected by...

Author(s)
Serra-Maluquer, X.; Mencuccini, M.; Martínez-Vilalta, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Oecologia, 2018, 187, 1, pp 343-354
Abstract

Standing dead trees (snags) play important roles in forest ecology by storing carbon as well as providing habitats for many species. Moreover, snags preserved for hundreds of years can provide useful data to extend tree-ring chronologies used for climatological and ecological studies beyond the...

Author(s)
Farahat, E.; Zhang Peng; Gunnarson, B. E.; Fuentes, M.; Stridbeck, P.; Linderholm, H. W.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research, 2018, 33, 2, pp 114-124
Abstract

Accurately aging trees is critical for understanding tree demography and tree responses to environmental change. Given the proliferation of studies aimed at understanding the effects of climate and disturbance on forest ecosystems, it is important to understand the tradeoffs between field-based age ...

Author(s)
Hankin, L. E.; Higuera, P. E.; Davis, K. T.; Dobrowski, S. Z.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 427, pp 365-371

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