Beech (Fagus sylvatica L) branches show acclimation of xylem anatomy and hydraulic properties to increased light after thinning.

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Lemoine , Damien; Jacquemin , Sophie; Granier , André;
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag/EDP Sciences
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1051/forest:2002062
  • Subject: opération forestière | acclimatation | feuille | potentiel hydrique | light acclimation<br>---<br>Fagus sylvatica L | éclaircie | anatomie | [ SDV.SA.SF ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Agricultural sciences/Silviculture, forestry | adaptation | [SDV.SA.SF]Life Sciences [q-bio]/Agricultural sciences/Silviculture, forestry | xylem anatomy | fagus sylvatica | xylem embolism | thinning | taille | conductance stomatique | feuillu | xylème | HETRE COMMUN | arbre forestier | anatomie végétale | light acclimation<br>---<br>Fagus sylvatica L. | embolie | cavitation

International audience; Hydraulic acclimation of Fagus sylvatica L. was analysed in response to forest thinning. Several months after thinning, leaf and xylem water potential and stomatal conductance of thinned branches were compared to sun-exposed and shade branches. W... View more
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