Complex spatiotemporal phenological shifts as a response to rainfall changes.

@article{Peuelas2004ComplexSP,
  title={Complex spatiotemporal phenological shifts as a response to rainfall changes.},
  author={Josep Pe{\~n}uelas and Iolanda Filella and Xiaoyang Zhang and Laura Llorens and Rom{\`a} Ogaya and Francisco Lloret and Pere Comas and Marc Estiarte and Jaume Terradas},
  journal={The New phytologist},
  year={2004},
  volume={161 3},
  pages={
          837-846
        }
}
•  Climatic warming produces significant gradual alterations in the timing of life-cycle events, and here we study the phenological effects of rainfall-pattern changes. •  We conducted ecosystem field experiments that partially excluded rain and runoff during the growing season in a Mediterranean forest and in a mediterranean shrubland. Studies of time-series of leaf-unfolding, flowering and fruiting over the last 50 yr in central Catalonia were carried out, and greenup onset in the Iberian… Expand
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