Difference in tree growth responses to climate at the upper treeline: A case study of Qilian Juniper in the Anyemaqen Mountains

Abstract

Three ring-width chronologies were developed from Qilian Juniper (Sabina przewalski kom.) at the upper treeline along a west-east gradient in the Anyemaqen Mountains. Most chronological statistics, except for Mean Sensitivity (MS), decreased from west to east. The first principal component (PC1) loadings indicated that stands in a similar climate condition… (More)

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