Testing the plant pneumatic method to estimate xylem embolism resistance in stems of temperate trees

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Zhang, Ya; Lamarque, Laurent J.; Torres-Ruiz, José Manuel; Schuldt, Bernhard; Karimi, Zohreh; Li, Shan; Qin, De-Wen; Bittencourt, Paulo; Burlett, Régis; Cao, Kun-Fang; Delzon, Sylvain; Oliveira, Rafael; Pereira, Luciano; Jansen, Steven;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: Tree Physiology,volume 38,issue 7,pages1,016-1,025 (issn: 0829-318X, eissn: 1758-4469)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6025199, doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpy015
  • Subject: flow-centrifuge | Methods Paper | courbe de vulnérabilité | secondary xylem | vulnerability curve | embolism | transport xylème | modélisation hydraulique | conifers | angiosperms | pneumatic method | angiosperms;bench dehydration;conifers;embolism;flow-centrifuge;pneumatic method;secondary xylem;vulnerability curve | gymnosperme | arbre forestier | bench dehydration | analyse comparative | embolie

Abstract Methods to estimate xylem embolism resistance generally rely on hydraulic measurements, which can be far from straightforward. Recently, a pneumatic method based on air flow measurements of terminal branch ends was proposed to construct vulnerability curves by ... View more
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