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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
Abstract

The Azores Archipelago, located in the North Atlantic Ridge, experiences heavy rainfall and mild temperatures with weak seasonal differences due to oceanic influence. To our knowledge, there have been no dendrochronological studies in the Azores. The aim of this study is to explore the...

Author(s)
Vieira, J.; Campelo, F.; Nabais, C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Dendrochronologia, 2017, 45, pp 73-80
Abstract

In this work, we focus on the analysis of data for the ring width of two pine tree species: samples of six maritime pines (Pinus pinaster), grown in the north of Portugal, and one sample of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), grown in the south of Slovakia. A negative impact of solar activity (SA) was...

Author(s)
Dorotovič, I.; Louzada, J. L.; Rodrigues, J. C.; Karlovský, V.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2014, 133, 4, pp 639-648
Abstract

Premise of the study: A network of mountain observing stations has been installed in the Great Basin of North America. NevCAN (Nevada Climate-ecohydrological Assessment Network), which spans a latitudinal range of 2.5° and two elevation ranges of about 2000 m each, enabled us to investigate tree...

Author(s)
Ziaco, E.; Biondi, F.; Rossi, S.; Deslauriers, A.
Publisher
Botanical Society of America Inc., St. Louis, USA
Citation
Applications in Plant Sciences, 2014, 2, 10, pp 1400054
Abstract

Earlywood vessels (EWV) and intra-annual density fluctuations (IADFs) in tree rings are influenced by intra-seasonal environmental factors, as have mostly been studied in temperate climate areas. However, it is not clear whether such anatomical traits can also be used as climate proxies in tropical ...

Author(s)
Venegas-González, A.; Arx, G. von; Chagas, M. P.; Tomazello Filho, M.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2015, 29, 2, pp 423-435
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

The responses of the vascular cambium and tracheid differentiation to extreme drought in Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis Mill.) were investigated. The research focused on the drought year of 2005, in the primary study area at Maigmo (MAI) in southeastern Spain, with comparisons in Jarafuel (JAL) and...

Author(s)
Novak, K.; Luis, M. de; Gričar, J.; Prislan, P.; Merela, M.; Smith, K. T.; Čufar, K.
Publisher
Brill Academic Publishers, Leiden, Netherlands
Citation
IAWA Journal, 2016, 37, 2, pp 260-274
Abstract

This study investigated the removal of extraneous colour from increment cores of conifers prior to reflected-light image analysis of tree rings. Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) in central New Mexico (USA) was chosen for this study. Peroxide bleaching was used as a pretreatment to remove extraneous ...

Author(s)
Sheppard, P. R.; Wiedenhoeft, A.
Publisher
Society of Wood Science and Technology, Madison, USA
Citation
Wood and Fiber Science, 2007, 39, 1, pp 173-183
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

The eruption of Parícutin (1943-1952), a cinder cone volcano in Michoacán, Mexico, caused dendrochronological and dendrochemical responses that might be useful as general dating tools for eruptions. For the eruption period, pines near Parícutin have slightly suppressed ring widths plus high...

Author(s)
Sheppard, P. R.; Ort, M. H.; Anderson, K. C.; Elson, M. D.; Vázquez-Selem, L.; Clemens, A. W.; Little, N. C.; Speakman, R. J.
Publisher
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Citation
Tree-Ring Research, 2008, 64, 2, pp 97-108

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