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Global climate change and tree nutrition: effects of elevated CO2 and temperature

By Martin Lukac, Carlo Calfapietra, Alessandra Lagomarsino and Francesco Loreto

Abstract

Although tree nutrition has not been the primary\ud focus of large climate change experiments on trees, we are beginning to understand its links to elevated atmospheric CO2 and temperature changes. This review focuses on the major nutrients, namely N and P, and deals with the effects of climate change on the processes that alter their cycling and availability. Current knowledge regarding biotic and abiotic agents of weathering, mobilization and immobilization of these elements will be discussed. To date, controlled environment studies have identified possible effects of climate change on tree nutrition. Only some of these findings, however, were verified in ecosystem scale experiments. Moreover, to be able to predict future effects of climate change on tree nutrition at this scale, we need to progress from studying effects of single factors\ud to analysing interactions between factors such as elevated\ud CO2, temperature or water availability

Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:centaur.reading.ac.uk:15983

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