ENV 656b () / 2023-2024
Physiology of Trees and Forests
Spring 2024: Time and location TBA
Mineral nutrition and cycling, mycorrhizas, symbiosis, nitrogen fixation, light processing, photosynthesis, respiration, water relations including transpiration, and ecophysiology are covered. The interaction of photosynthesis with water relations, mineral nutrition, temperature, and environmental stress is discussed. Effects of climate changes on forests, past and present, and other current topics like wild land fires are also considered. Term paper required.
ENV 656 is a prerequisite for:
ENV 700: Alpine, Arctic, and Boreal Ecosystems Seminar