Resilience and Responses to Stress


Regeneration origin affects radial growth patterns preceding oak decline and death – insights from tree-ring δ13C and δ18O
Zadworny et al. in: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (2019), 278, Article 107685


Modelling landscape genetic connectivity of the mountain pine beetle in western Canada
Wittische, Janes, James in: Canadian Journal of Forest Research (2019), 49:11, pp 1339-1348

Root and shoot phenology and root longevity of Norway spruce saplings grown at different soil temperatures
Kilpelainen et al. in: Canadian Journal of Forest Research (2019), 49:11, pp 1441-1452

Stand growth responses after fertilization for thinned lodgepole pine, Douglas-fir, and spruce in forests of interior British Columbia, Canada
Jang et al. in: Canadian Journal of Forest Research (2019), 49:11, pp 1471-1482


Context dependent fungal and bacterial soil community shifts in response to recent wildfires in the Southern Appalachian Mountains
Brown et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 451, Article 117520

Contribution of leaf anatomical traits to leaf mass per area among canopy layers for five coexisting broadleaf species across shade tolerances at a regional scale
Zhang, Jin, Liu in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 452, Article 117569

Drivers of lodgepole pine recruitment across a gradient of bark beetle outbreak and wildfire in British Columbia
Talucci, Lertzman, Krawchuk in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 451, Article 117500

Drought tolerance of a Pinus palustris plantation
Samuelson et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 451, Article 117557

Ecologically distinct pine species show differential root development after outplanting in response to nursery nutrient cultivation
Toca et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 451, Article 117562

Forest adaptation strategies aimed at climate change: Assessing the performance of future climate-adapted tree species in a northern Minnesota pine ecosystem
Muller, Nagel, Palik in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 451, Article 117539

Integration of WorldView-2 and airborne laser scanning data to classify defoliation levels in Quercus ilex L. Dehesas affected by root rot mortality: Management implications
Navarro-Cerrillo et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 451, Article 117564

Post-harvesting silvicultural treatments in canopy logging gaps: Medium-term responses of commercial tree species under tending and enrichment planting
Neves et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 451, Article 117521

Sap flow and responses to meteorological about the Larix principis-rupprechtii plantation in Gansu Xinlong mountain, northwestern China
Han et al. in: Forest Ecology and Management (2019), 451, Article 117519


Different Responses of Cytoplasmic and Endoplasmic Reticulum Hsp90 Genes from Eogystia hippophaecola (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) to Cold Stress
Wang et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 1039

Figure 1 Nucleotide and deduced amino acid sequence of EhHsp90-1. The initiation codon (atg) is shown in bowed text, and the termination codon (taa) is shown in bowed text and marked with an asterisk. The signature sequences of the Hsp90 family are marked with gray background, and the Cy-Hsp90 carboxyl terminal region is marked with a red background. The wavy line indicates the ATPase domain.

Does Drought Stress on Seedlings Have Longer Term Effects on Sapling Phenology, Reshooting, Growth and Plant Architecture in Quercus robur, Q. petraea and Their Morphological Intermediates?
Vander Mijnsbrugge et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 1012

Figure 1 Schematic representation of the experiment indicating the major measurements and scorings along a time line.

Evaluating Model Predictions of Fire Induced Tree Mortality Using Wildfire-Affected Forest Inventory Measurements
Barker, Fried, Gray in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 958

Figure 2 Mean fire-induced mortality as a percent of pre-fire, live tree basal area for modeled weather scenarios and observed by forest type group.

Impact of Drought and Salinity on Sweetgum Tree (Liquidambar styraciflua L.): Understanding Tree Ecophysiological Responses in the Urban Context
Baraldi et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 1032

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Impact of Severe Drought during the Strong 2015/2016 El Nino on the Phenology and Survival of Secondary Dry Dipterocarp Species in Western Thailand
Kaewthongrach et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 967

Figure 1 Comparison of climate variables between two El Niño events in 2009/2010 (yellow) and 2015/2016 (red), and 10 years (2009–2018) (green) microclimate average excluding the two El Niño events; (a) rainfall (p) and soil water content (SWC), (b) maximum air temperature (T), and maximum vapor pressure deficit (VPD).

Interactive Effects of Stock Type and Forest Vegetation Management Treatments on Douglas-Fir Seedling Growth and Survival—Ten-Year Results
Wightman, Gonzalez-Benecke, Dinger in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 1002

Figure 1 Forest vegetation management treatment regime effect on: (a) development of summed vegetation cover over time, and (b) changes in the average number of species per plot over time. Treatment descriptions are provided in Table 1.

Response of Four Tree Species to Changing Climate in a Moisture-Limited Area of South Siberia
Babushkina et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 999

Figure 1 The study area: (a) a satellite map with two sampling sites marked by brown triangles, the Minusinsk weather station marked by a blue circle, the area of the Climate Research Unit Time-Series (CRU TS) grid climatic series integration (rectangles with spatial resolution of 0.5° × 0.5°), and an inset map of the area location in the Asian part of Russia; (b) the climatic diagram of the temperature (lines) and precipitation (bars) daily series (1936–2017) from the Minusinsk weather station—the mean values are marked with darker shades, and the ranges of variation (standard deviations) are highlighted with lighter shades.

Salinity Tolerance in Fraxinus angustifolia Vahl.: Seed Emergence in Field and Germination Trials
Raddi et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 940

Figure 2 Germination test; chilling treatments (C24 and C4) averaged over common salinity levels (N1, N50 and N150). (a) germination probability, F (t); (b) hazard rate, h
(t). Mean ± 95% CI bands or bars calculated by function in ′boot′ R package. Values of h (t) = 0 (no germination) were not reported (e.g., C24 at week 7).

Species Differences in Nitrogen Acquisition in Humid Subtropical Forest Inferred From 15N Natural Abundance and Its Response to Tracer Addition
Gurmesa et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 991

Figure 2 δ15N values of tree compartments of dominant co-occurring tree species in Dinghushan Biosphere Reserve (DHSBR) sampled prior to 15N addition: (a) in the control plots; and (b) in the N-plots including the δ15N values of the N source end points (precipitation, added N and bulk soil). δ15N of N in precipitation are from Gurmesa (2016) [28]. Error bars indicate SE (n = 3).

Strong Disturbance Impact of Tropical Cyclone Lionrock (2016) on Korean Pine-Broadleaved Forest in the Middle Sikhote-Alin Mountain Range, Russian Far East
Vozmishcheva et al. in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 1017

Figure 1 Of the permanent plots PP1 (first permanent plot)and PP2 (second permanent plot) (b) in the Sikhote-Alin Nature Reserve (SANR). The dashed line (c) stands for tropical cyclone Lionrock trajectory. Forest areaswith windtrow disturbance are denoted as black (a) (based on data provided by the GlobalForestWatch:

The Contrasting Responses of Mycorrhizal Fungal Mycelium Associated with Woody Plants to Multiple Environmental Factors
Wang, Zong, Li in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 973

Figure 1 The mean effect size of different treatments on mycorrhizal fungal mycelium (MFM). Error bars represent 95% confidence intervals. The dashed line is drawn at a mean effect size = 0. The effect of treatments is considered significant if the 95% confidence intervals of the effect size do not cover zero. Numbers given on the top indicate the numbers of cases (above) and studies (below) for each treatment. CO2, elevated CO2; K, potassium addition; N, nitrogen addition; O, organic matter addition; P, phosphorus addition; W, warming; CO2N, CO2-N combination; NP, N-P combination; PK, P-K combination; NPK, N-P-K combination.

Winter Embolism and Recovery in the Conifer Shrub Pinus mugo L.
Mayr, Schmid, Rosner in: Forests (2019), 10:11, Article 941

Figure 1 Information on histological anatomical investigations in Pinus mugo (a) branches and (b) needles. Regions of interest for histological staining are indicated with orange circles, the arrows in (a) indicate parenchymatic ray cells, the arrow in (b) indicates the endodermis, m, mesophyll; p, parenchyma cell; s, sieve cell.


Benefits of Mixtures on Growth Performance of Silver Fir (Abies alba) and European Beech (Fagus sylvatica) Increase With Tree Size Without Reducing Drought Tolerance
Schwarz, Bauhus in: Frontiers in Forests and Global Change (2019), 2, Article 79

Edge Effects on Seedling Diversity Are Mediated by Impacts of Fungi and Insects on Seedling Recruitment but Not Survival
Krishnadas, Comita in: Frontiers in Forests and Global Change (2019), 2, Article 76

Interactive Effects of Tree Mixing and Drought on a Primary Forest Pest
Jactel et al. in: Frontiers in Forests and Global Change (2019), 2, Article 77

Widespread Crown Defoliation After a Drought and Heat Wave in the Forests of Tuscany (Central Italy) and Their Recovery—A Case Study From Summer 2017
Pollastrini et al. in: Frontiers in Forests and Global Change (2019), 2, Article 74


Contrasting resistance and resilience to extreme drought and late spring frost in five major European tree species
Vitasse et al. in: Global Change Biology (2019), 25:11, pp 3781-3792

Understanding and predicting frost‐induced tropical tree mortality patterns
Bojorquez et al. in: Global Change Biology (2019), 25:11, pp 3817-3828

Widespread drought‐induced tree mortality at dry range edges indicates that climate stress exceeds species’ compensating mechanisms
Anderegg et al. in: Global Change Biology (2019), 25:11, pp 3793-3802


Different ResponsePlant Hydraulic Stress Explained Tree Mortality and Tree Size Explained Beetle Attack in a Mixed Conifer Forest
Tai et al. in: Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences (2019), 124:11, pp 3555-3568


Diverging shifts in spring phenology in response to biodiversity loss in a subtropical forest
Du et al. in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2019), 30:6, pp 1175-1183

Drivers of subtropical forest dynamics: The role of functional traits, forest structure and soil variables
Bordin, Muller in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2019), 30:6, pp 1164-1174

Drivers of the growth–survival trade‐off in a tropical forest
Meira-Neto et al. in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2019), 30:6, pp 1184-1194

Flooding regime drives tree community structure in Neotropical dry forests
Araujo et al. in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2019), 30:6, pp 1195-1205

Wood density, growth and mortality relationships of lianas on environmental gradients in fragmented forests of montane landscapes
Roeder et al. in: Journal of Vegetation Science (2019), 30:6, pp 1143-1152


Reduced resilience as an early warning signal of forest mortality
Liu et al. in: Nature Climate Change (2019), 9:11, pp 880-885


Germination response of woody species to laboratory-simulated fire severity and airborne nitrogen deposition: a post-fire recovery strategy perspective 
Valbuena et al. in: Plant Ecology (2019), 220:11, pp 1057-1069


A mysterious disease is striking American beech trees
Popkin in: Science (2019), 366:6467, pp 786


Effects of elevated carbon dioxide and elevated temperature on morphological, physiological and anatomical responses of Eucalyptus tereticornis along a soil phosphorus gradient
Duan et al. in: Tree Physiology (2019), 39:11, pp 1821-1837

Elevated temperature and CO2 cause differential growth stimulation and drought survival responses in eucalypt species from contrasting habitats
Apgaua et al. in: Tree Physiology (2019), 39:11, pp 1806-1820

Responses of photosynthesis and component processes to drought and temperature stress: are Mediterranean trees fit for climate change?
Sperlich et al. in: Tree Physiology (2019), 39:11, pp 1783-1805

Rootstock determines the drought resistance of poplar grafting combinations
Han et al. in: Tree Physiology (2019), 39:11, pp 1855-1866

Specific spatio-temporal dynamics of absorptive fine roots in response to neighbor species identity in a mixed beech–spruce forest
Zwetsloot et al. in: Tree Physiology (2019), 39:11, pp 1867-1879

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