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- Xiang, Changlin, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Agricultural and forest meteorology 2019 v.271 pp. 355-361
- Betula pendula subsp. mandshurica; Larix sibirica; Pinus sylvestris var. mongolica; branches; climate; drought; forests; leaves; mortality; rain; risk; starch; sugars; treeline; trees; water stress; China; Mongolia
- ... Isolated patchy forests in the arid timberline of Inner Asia are facing increasing risk of forest mortality with increasing drought frequency. The allocation of nonstructural carbohydrates (NSC) helps forests adapt to increasing drought. Previous studies that focused on site-level observations of NSC responses to changes in seasonal rainfall suggested that NSC in branches and stems showed no diffe ...