Dynamic variation in sapwood specific conductivity in six woody species.

@article{Domec2007DynamicVI,
  title={Dynamic variation in sapwood specific conductivity in six woody species.},
  author={J. C. Domec and Frederick C Meinzer and Barbara Lachenbruch and Johann M. Housset},
  journal={Tree physiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 10},
  pages={
          1389-400
        }
}
Our goals were to quantify how non-embolism-inducing pressure gradients influence trunk sapwood specific conductivity (k(s)) and to compare the impacts of constant and varying pressure gradients on k(s) with KCl and H2O as the perfusion solutions. We studied six woody species (three conifers and three angiosperms) which varied in pit membrane structure, pit size and frequency of axial water transport across pits (long versus short conduits). Both stepwise ("steady") and nonlinear continuous… Expand
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