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Climatic Sensitivity Profile of Abies Species – A Key to Their Future Role in the Adaptive Silviculture of Central-Southeast Europe

Csaba Mátyás; František Beran; Jaroslav Dostál; Jiří Čáp; Martin Fulín; Monika Vejpustková; Gregor Božič; Pál Balázs; Josef Frýdl;
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  • Published: 19 Jan 2021
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
Abstract
Research Highlights: Adult grand fir displayed significantly faster growth and better resilience than native silver fir, tolerating the drastic reduction of annual rainfall at the provenance test. The reason is its adaptation to "Submediterranean-type” summer aridity at origin. When transferred to Central Europe, grand fir enjoys a substantial improvement of summer climate through higher rainfall, displaying its generally observed superiority. Background and Objectives: Published results of Frýdl and co-workers [1] were reanalyzed to assess resilience of fir species to summer drought stress. The primary aim was to detect the effects of trans...
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free text keywords: anatomy_morphology, Geography, Agroforestry, Psychological resilience, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Provenance, Climate change, Silviculture
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