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- Pritsch, K., et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Forest ecology and management 2016 v.375 pp. 268-278
- Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica; Picea abies; carbon dioxide; climate change; drought; ectomycorrhizae; fine roots; forests; gas exchange; leaves; mixed stands; photosynthesis; plant available water; soil horizons; spring; stem elongation; stomatal conductance; summer; trees; water uptake; xylem
- ... Mixed stands of European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) and Norway spruce (Picea abies (L.) Karst.) frequently over-yield, when compared to respective monospecific stands. Over-yielding is attributed to enhanced resource uptake efficiency through niche complementarity alleviating species competition, for example through enhanced root stratification in mixture. Under severe and frequent summer drought, ...