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Cover for Impacts of interacting greenhouse gases on forest ecosystems.

The impacts of three of the most prominent and closely linked interacting greenhouse gases (CO2, O3 and NOx) on forest ecosystems are discussed along with a brief review of the predicted temperature change effects.

Author(s)
Karnosky, D. F.; Oksanen, E.; Dickson, R. E.; Isebrands, J. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995519)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of greenhouse gases on the gas exchange of forest trees.

A review on the impact of elevated levels of atmospheric CO2 on gas exchange processes of forest trees, based on an extensive and comprehensive inventory of the recent literature, is presented. The possible mechanisms underlying downward acclimation of photosynthesis are discussed.

Author(s)
Eamus, D.; Ceulemans, R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995519)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impacts of greenhouse gases on antioxidants and foliar defence compounds.

A review of the existing knowledge about biochemistry and molecular biology of environmental stress on forest ecosystems is presented. Recent findings on the biochemical aspects and antioxidant potentials of tree species exposed to elevated CO2 and O3 in a free-air carbon dioxide enrichment system...

Author(s)
Podila, G. K.; Paolacci, A. R.; Badiani, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995519)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Influence of CO<sub xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">2</sub> on the growth and function of roots and root systems.

The important roles of tree roots at organismal, community and ecosystem levels that have particular relevance to atmospheric CO2 enrichment are discussed, including relatively recent research involving the physiological mechanisms of root responses to an increase in carbohydrate production and...

Author(s)
Kubiske, M. E.; Godbold, D. L.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995519)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of greenhouse gases on the phenology of forest trees.

A review of the different responses to elevated CO2 of various phenological characteristics, such as bud phenology, frost hardiness, flower, fruit and seed production, leaf senescence, and branch and shoot phenology, is presented. Aspects of tree growth rate, wood quality and insect performance, as ...

Author(s)
Jach, M. E.; Ceulemans, R.; Murray, M. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995519)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of elevated CO<sub xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">2</sub> on nutrient cycling in forests.

This paper presents reviews on: the nutrient responses to elevated CO2 in open-top chamber and their potential effects on stand level cycling through logic and simulation modelling; and the data from free-air CO2 enrichment (FACE) experiments.

Author(s)
Johnson, D. W.; Norby, R. J.; Hungate, B. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995519)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling the impact of greenhouse gases on forests.

A review of the modelling of response key plant and ecosystem processes to atmospheric CO2 concentrations and temperature is presented. An outline of the most frequently adopted modelling approaches, at different temporal and spatial scales, is also presented.

Author(s)
Magnani, F.; Matteucci, G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995519)
Type
Book chapter

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