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- Sack, Lawren, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Ecological applications 2009 v.19 no.6 pp. 1429-1443
- forests; forest plantations; tropical forests; water use; plant-water relations; forest hydrology; water balance; forest trees; sap flow; Metrosideros polymorpha; Eucalyptus saligna; Fraxinus uhdei; transpiration; Hawaii; Hawaii (island)
- ... Tropical forests are becoming increasingly alien‐dominated through the establishment of timber plantations and secondary forests. Despite widespread recognition that afforestation results in increased evapotranspiration and lower catchment yields, little is known of the impacts of timber plantations on water balance relative to native forest. Native forest trees have been claimed to use water cons ...