Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size

Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size A global analysis shows that for most tree species the largest trees are the fastest-growing trees, a finding that resolves conflicting assumptions about tree growth and that has implications for understanding forest carbon dynamics, resource allocation trade-offs within trees and plant senescence. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nature Springer Journals

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer-journals/rate-of-tree-carbon-accumulation-increases-continuously-with-tree-size-dGT7xie8eR

References (63)

Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2014 by Nature Publishing Group, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Subject
Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary; Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary; Science, multidisciplinary
ISSN
0028-0836
eISSN
1476-4687
DOI
10.1038/nature12914
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

A global analysis shows that for most tree species the largest trees are the fastest-growing trees, a finding that resolves conflicting assumptions about tree growth and that has implications for understanding forest carbon dynamics, resource allocation trade-offs within trees and plant senescence.

Journal

NatureSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 15, 2014

There are no references for this article.