Boreal and Temperate Trees in a Changing Climate: Modelling by Heikki Hänninen

By Heikki Hänninen

This booklet offers an summary of the way boreal and temperate tree species have tailored their annual improvement cycle to the seasonally various weather conditions. for this reason, the frost hardy dormant part, and the weak progress part, are synchronized with the seasonality of the climate.

the quantity discusses the once a year cycle, together with quite a few attributes comparable to timing of bud burst and different phenological occasions, seasonality of photosynthetic means or the frost hardiness of the trees.

over the last few a long time dynamic ecophysiological types were used more and more in reports of the yearly cycle, rather while projecting the ecological results of weather switch. the most emphasis of this quantity is on combining modelling with experimental reports, and at the value of the organic realism of the models.

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