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Variable conductivity and embolism in roots and branches of four contrasting tree species and their impacts on whole-plant hydraulic performance under future atmospheric CO2 concentrationAuthor(s): J.-C. Domec; K. Schafer; R. Oren; H. Kim; H. McCarthy
Source: Tree Physiology 30:1001-1015
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Southern Research Station
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DescriptionAnatomical and physiological acclimation to water stress of the tree hydraulic system involves trade-offs between maintenance of stomatal conductance and loss of hydraulic conductivity, with short-term impacts on photosynthesis and long-term consequences to survival and growth.
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CitationDomec, J.-C.; Schafer, K.; Oren, R.; Kim, H.; McCarthy, H. 2010. Variable conductivity and embolism in roots and branches of four contrasting tree species and their impacts on whole-plant hydraulic performance under future atmospheric CO2 concentration. Tree Physiology 30:1001-1015.
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