Climatic limits for the present distribution of beech (Fagus L.) species in the world

@article{Fang2006ClimaticLF,
  title={Climatic limits for the present distribution of beech (Fagus L.) species in the world},
  author={Jingyun Fang and Martin J. Lechowicz},
  journal={Journal of Biogeography},
  year={2006},
  volume={33}
}
Aim Beech (Fagus L., Fagaceae) species are representative trees of temperate deciduous broadleaf forests in the Northern Hemisphere. [] Key Method Results Statistics for thermal and moisture climatic conditions at the lower/ southern and upper/northern limits of all world beech species are presented. The first two PCA components accounted for 70% and 68% of the overall variance in lower/southern and upper/northern range limits, respectively. The first PCA axis represented a thermal gradient, and the second a…

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