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- Wang, Jia; Xu, Yunping; Zhou, Liping; Shi, Minrui; Axia, Ergu; Jia, Yufu; Chen, Zixun; Li, Jiazhu; Wang, Guoan
- Organic geochemistry 2018 v.126 pp. 13-22
- Artemisia; alkanes; biomarkers; biosynthesis; carbon; climatic factors; leaves; paleoecology; phylogeny; plants (botany); stable isotopes; summer; temperature; tissues; China
- ... Leaf wax n-alkanes are terrestrial plant biomarkers that have characteristics that are widely employed as proxies for climatic conditions. Understanding the relationship between different environmental factors to the amounts and types of leaf wax n-alkanes in modern plants is crucial for the application of these proxies to paleoenvironmental reconstructions. However, the effects of climate conditi ...