The Effect of Fungal Pathogens on the Water and Carbon Economy of Trees: Implications for Drought-Induced Mortality

New Phytol. 2014 Sep;203(4):1028-35. doi: 10.1111/nph.12857. Epub 2014 May 13.

Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords: carbon economy; carbon starvation; drought; embolism; hydraulic failure; non-structural carbohydrates (NSCs); tree mortality; trophic interaction.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biological Transport
  • Carbon / metabolism*
  • Droughts*
  • Ecosystem
  • Plant Diseases / microbiology*
  • Plant Vascular Bundle / physiology
  • Trees / immunology
  • Trees / metabolism
  • Trees / microbiology*
  • Water / metabolism*

Substances

  • Water
  • Carbon