Wood density and anatomy of three Eucalyptus species: implications for hydraulic conductivity

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Barotto, Antonio J. ; Monteoliva, Silvia ; Gyenge, Javier ; Martínez-Meier, Alejandro ; Moreno, Karen ; Tesón, Natalia ; Fernández, María Elena (2017)
  • Publisher: INIA
  • Journal: Forest Systems (issn: 2171-9845, eissn: 2171-9845)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5424/fs/2017261-10446
  • Subject: SD1-669.5 | vessel composition | wood density | functional wood anatomy; lumen fraction; theoretical hydraulic conductivity; vessel composition; wood density | functional wood anatomy | Forestry | lumen fraction | theoretical hydraulic conductivity

Aim of the study: To characterize wood anatomical traits of three Eucalyptus species that differ in wood density and ecological requirements, and to examine the relationships between some anatomical features, wood density, and theoretical xylem hydraulic conductivity (K... View more
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