The impact of climate and flooding on tree ring growth of Fraxinus pennsylvanica in north-central Texas.

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Tree cores of Fraxinus pennsylvanica were used in a dendrochronological analysis investigating the species' responses to climate and flooding. The objective was to develop a model that incorporates the effects of precipitation, temperature, and flooding on radial growth in this species in north-central Texas. The trees exhibited strong climatic signals. The study clearly shows that all three factors have significant impacts on tree ring growth both prior to and during growth; however, the nature and extent of these impacts are highly dependent on what time of year they occur. The large temporal variations in growth responses emphasize the importance of ... continued below

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Komperod, Mari December 2009.

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Tree cores of Fraxinus pennsylvanica were used in a dendrochronological analysis investigating the species' responses to climate and flooding. The objective was to develop a model that incorporates the effects of precipitation, temperature, and flooding on radial growth in this species in north-central Texas. The trees exhibited strong climatic signals. The study clearly shows that all three factors have significant impacts on tree ring growth both prior to and during growth; however, the nature and extent of these impacts are highly dependent on what time of year they occur. The large temporal variations in growth responses emphasize the importance of considering the timing of environmental events when studying tree growth responses.

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Komperod, Mari. The impact of climate and flooding on tree ring growth of Fraxinus pennsylvanica in north-central Texas., thesis, December 2009; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12144/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .