Adjustment of Tree Structure in Response to the Environment under Hydraulic Constraints

1. The hypothesis is tested that functional limitations, possibly related to the risk of disruptive xylem embolism, maintain the leaf water potential of trees within a safety range. This strategy would particularly apply to conifers. 2. It is also hypothesized that homeostasis in water transport is...

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Published in:Functional ecology : an official journal of the British Ecological Society, Vol. 16, No. 3 (2002), p. 385-393
Main Author: Magnani, F.
Other Involved Persons: Grace, J. ; Borghetti, M.
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1365-2435
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 2002 British Ecological Society
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
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