This is the PDF eBook version for Oaks Physiological Ecology. Exploring the Functional Diversity of Genus Quercus L. by Eustaquio Gil-Pelegrín, José Javier Peguero-Pina, Domingo Sancho-Knapik
Table of Contents
1. Oaks and people: a long journey together; Eustaquio Gil-Pelegrín et al.- 2. An updated infrageneric classification of the oaks: review of previous taxonomic schemes and synthesis of evolutionary patterns; Thomas Denk et al.- 3. The fossil history of Quercus; Eduardo Barrón et al.- 4. Physiological evidence from common garden experiments for local adaptation and adaptive plasticity to climate in American live oaks (Quercus section Virentes): implications for conservation under global change; Jeannine Cavender-Bares, José Ramirez-Valiente.- 5. Oaks under Mediterranean-type climates: functional response to summer aridity; Eustaquio Gil-Pelegrín et al.- 6. Coexistence of deciduous and evergreen oak species in Mediterranean environments: costs associated with the leaf traits of both habits; Alfonso Escudero et al.- 7. The role of hybridization on the adaptive potential of Mediterranean sclerophyllous oaks: the case of the Quercus ilex x Q. suber complex; Unai López de Heredia et al.- 8. The xylem anatomy and function of oaks; Elisabeth Maria Rogier Robert et al.- 9. The role of mesophyll conductance in oak photosynthesis: among- and within-species variability; José Javier Peguero-Pina et al.- 10. Carbon losses from respiration and emission of volatile organic compounds – the overlooked side of tree carbon budgets; Roberto Salomón et al.- 11. Photoprotective mechanisms in the genus Quercus in response to winter cold and summer drought; José Ignacio García-Plazaola et al.- 12. Growth and growth-related traits for a range of Quercus species grown as seedlings under controlled conditions and for adult plants from the field; Rafael Villar et al.- 13. Drought-induced oak decline – factors involved, physiological dysfunctions, and potential attenuation by forestry practices; Jesús Rodríguez-Calcerrada et al.- 14. Physiological keys for natural and artificial regeneration of oaks; Jesús Pemán et al.- 15. Competition drives oak species distribution and functioning in Europe: implications under global change; Jaime Madrigal-González et al.- Index.