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Potential risks for European beech ( Fagus sylvatica L.) in a changing climate

Gessler, Arthur; Keitel, Claudia; Kreuzwieser, Jurgen; Matyssek, Rainer; Seiler, Wolfgang; Rennenberg, Heinz

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Over large areas of Europe, coniferous monocultures are being transformed into mixed forests by the re-introduction of broadleaf tree species belonging to the potential natural vegetation. One important species of interest in this changing forest policy is European beech (Fagus sylvatica). However, at present, this forest management directive has ignored potential adverse effects of global climate change on wide-spread re-introduction of beech to these areas. Average global surface temperatures...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/57728
Source: Trees (Structure and Function)
DOI: 10.1007/s00468-006-0107-x

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