Plant Physiol Biochem 2021 Aug 12;165:47-56. Epub 2021 May 12.
Argentine Institute of Nivology, Glaciology and Environmental Sciences (IANIGLA, CONICET-Universidad Nacional de Cuyo), 5500, Mendoza, Argentina; Universidade de Sao Paulo, Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, Department of Forest Resource, 13418-900, Piracicaba, Brazil; Hémera Centro de Observación de la Tierra, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Mayor, José Toribio Medina 29, Santiago, 8340589, Chile.
Water stress triggers acclimation responses and can damage plants, which varies by species and stress levels. Ongoing climate change is projected to result in longer and more intense water stress conditions leading to an alarming increase in drought-induced forest decline. The aim of this study was to evaluate the physiological responses of leaves and stem wood anatomy from Araucaria araucana pot-grown three-year old seedlings, a conifer tree from northwestern Patagonia. Read More