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Tree growth rings from three specimens in two different aged (14- and 77-year old) white pine plantation forests were analyzed for stable carbon isotope ratios to identify both short- and long-term variations in physiological response to changing environmental conditions. Three isotopic (δ13Ccorr)...

Author(s)
McKenzie, S. M.; Slater, G.; Kim SangTae; Pisaric, M. F. J.; Arain, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 419/420, pp 197-205
Abstract

More than a third of Romania's surface has low-productive soils, at the same time exposed to risks of climatic phenomena and generating high economic loss. Afforestation with pine has been the most common solution for the recovery of sheet erosion. Many of the pines grown on such land have run...

Author(s)
Silvestru-Grigore, C. V.; Dinulică, F.; Spârchez, G.; Hălălișan, A. F.; Dincă, L. C.; Enescu, R. E.; Crișan, V. E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2018, 9, 4, pp 213
Abstract

Background: The main objective of this study was to examine the climatic sensitivity of the radial growth response of 13 eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) provenances planted at seven test sites throughout the northern part of the species' native distribution in eastern North America. Methods:...

Author(s)
Chhin, S.; Zalesny, R. S., Jr.; Parker, W. C.; Brissette, J.
Publisher
SpringerOpen, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Forest Ecosystems, 2018, 5, 18, pp (13 March 2018)
Abstract

We produced twentieth century stable isotope data from Pinus sylvestris trees near lakeshores and inland sites in northern Sweden (near Kiruna) and central Sweden (near Stockholm) to evaluate the influence of changing microsite conditions on the climate sensitivity of tree-ring δ13C and δ18O. The...

Author(s)
Esper, J.; Holzkämper, S.; Büntgen, U.; Schöne, B.; Keppler, F.; Hartl, C.; George, S. S.; Riechelmann, D. F. C.; Treydte, K.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2018, 32, 3, pp 855-869
Abstract

Conifers in the Pinaceae and Cupressaceae from dry environments have been shown to broadly differ in their stomatal sensitivity to soil drying that result in isohydric versus anisohydric water use behavior, respectively. Here, we first employ a series of drought experiments and field observations...

Author(s)
Voelker, S. L.; DeRose, R. J.; Bekker, M. F.; Sriladda, C.; Leksungnoen, N.; Kjelgren, R. K.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Trees: Structure and Function, 2018, 32, 3, pp 735-749
Abstract

Future droughts are expected to become more severe and frequent under future climate change scenarios, likely causing widespread tree mortality in the western USA. Coping with an uncertain future requires an understanding of long-term ecosystem responses in areas where prolonged drought is...

Author(s)
Truettner, C.; Anderegg, W. R. L.; Biondi, F.; Koch, G. W.; Ogle, K.; Schwalm, C.; Litvak, M. E.; Shaw, J. D.; Ziaco, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 418, pp 55-62
Abstract

Past and present environmental changes cause significant changes in tree growth in many parts of the world, where both decreasing and increasing growth trends have been detected over the last decades. The Mediterranean basin is especially sensitive to climate change and subsequent tree growth...

Author(s)
Janssen, E.; Kint, V.; Bontemps, J. D.; Özkan, K.; Mert, A.; Köse, N.; Icel, B.; Muys, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 412, pp 21-28
Abstract

Reported here are original data related to the article "Indigenous knowledge and stand characteristics of a threatened tree species in a highly insecure area: Chilgoza pine in Afghanistan" (Shalizi et al., 2018). A dendrochronological summary of all known chilgoza pine tree growth increment cores...

Author(s)
Shalizi, M. N.; Groninger, J. W.; Khurram, S.; Ruffner, C. M.; Burney, O. T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Data in Brief, 2018, 18, pp 939-946
Abstract

Stable carbon isotope ratios (δ13C) in tree rings have been increasingly used as indicators of climatic and ecological processes. However, compared to inter-annual δ13C variability, the factors related to inter-tree and -site variability (i.e., dendroclimatic noise) have attracted less attention....

Author(s)
Helama, S.; Arppe, L.; Hyvönen, J.; Mielikäinen, K.; Oinonen, M.
Publisher
The Geochemical Society of Japan, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Geochemical Journal, 2018, 52, 4, pp 287-298
Abstract

Water and carbon fluxes in forests are largely related to leaf gas exchange physiology varying across spatiotemporal scales and modulated by plant responses to environmental cues. We quantified the relevance of genetic and phenotypic variation of intrinsic water-use efficiency (WUEi, ratio of net...

Author(s)
Santini, F.; Ferrio, J. P.; Hereș, A. M.; Notivol, E.; Piqué, M.; Serrano, L.; Shestakova, T. A.; Sin, E.; Vericat, P.; Voltas, J.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Forest Research, 2018, 137, 6, pp 863-878

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