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Tree physiology: Tracking tree carbon gain

Wood formation drives the storage of carbon in trees and other woody plants. A detailed analysis of conifer xylem tissue formation reveals how the intra-annual dynamics of biomass production are recorded in wood.

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Sass-Klaassen, U. Tree physiology: Tracking tree carbon gain. Nature Plants 1, 15175 (2015).

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