Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Amazonia trees have limited capacity to acclimate plant hydraulic properties in response to long-term drought

Bittencourt, P. R. L.; Oliveira, R. S.; da Costa, A. C. L.; Giles, A. L.; Coughlin, Ingrid; Costa, P. B.; Bartholomew, D. C.; Ferreira, L. V.; Vasconcelos, S.; Barros, F. V.; Junior, J. A. S.; Oliveira, A. A. R.; Mencuccini, Maurizio; Meir, Patrick; Rowland, Lucy

Description

The fate of tropical forests under future climate change is dependent on the capacity of their trees to adjust to drier conditions. The capacity of trees to withstand drought is likely to be determined by traits associated with their hydraulic systems. However, data on whether tropical trees can adjust hydraulic traits when experiencing drought remain rare. We measured plant hydraulic traits (e.g. hydraulic conductivity and embolism resistance) and plant hydraulic system status (e.g. leaf water...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-02-14
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/222395
Source: Global Change Biology
DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15040
Access Rights: Open Access

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Bittencourt_Amazonia_trees_have_limited_2020.pdf19.83 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator