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- Zhao, Changming, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Global change biology 2015 v.21 no.3 pp. 1342-1357
- acclimation; carbon; climate change; ecosystems; forests; growing season; indigenous species; photosynthesis; seedlings; soil; summer; temperature; trees; understory; Minnesota
- ... Rising temperatures caused by climate change could negatively alter plant ecosystems if temperatures exceed optimal temperatures for carbon gain. Such changes may threaten temperature‐sensitive species, causing local extinctions and range migrations. This study examined the optimal temperature of net photosynthesis (Tₒₚₜ) of two boreal and four temperate deciduous tree species grown in the field i ...