Large trees — key climate influencers — die first in drought

29 septiembre 2015

In forests worldwide, drought consistently has had a more detrimental impact on the growth and survival of larger trees, new research shows. In addition, while the death of small trees may affect the dominance of trees in a landscape, the death of large trees has a far worse impact on the ecosystem and climate’s health, especially due to the important role that trees play in the carbon cycle.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150929142248.htm

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