Improving confidence in tree species selection for challenging urban sites: a role for leaf turgor loss

@article{Sjman2018ImprovingCI,
  title={Improving confidence in tree species selection for challenging urban sites: a role for leaf turgor loss},
  author={Henrik J. Sj{\"o}man and A. D. Hirons and Nina L. Bassuk},
  journal={Urban Ecosystems},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={1171-1188}
}
High species diversity is argued to be the most important requisite for a resilient urban forest. In spite of this, there are many cities in the northern hemisphere that have very limited species diversity within their tree population. Consequently, there is an immense risk to urban canopy cover, if these over-used species succumb to serious pests or pathogens. Recognition of this should motivate the use of less commonly used species. Analysis of plant traits, such as the leaf water potential… CONTINUE READING
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