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Reply to: Disentangling biology from mathematical necessity in twentieth-century gymnosperm resilience trends

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Fig. 1: Conceptual diagram of the decline in tree growth during drought and its post-drought recovery.

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This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (no. 41988101).

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S. Piao, X. Li and A.C. wrote the first draft of the reply with help from P.C., J.P., K.W., X.W., T.W., X. Lian and S. Peng; X. Li created the figure; P.C., J.P., K.W., X.W., T.W., X. Lian and S. Peng contributed to the revision of the reply.

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Li, X., Piao, S., Wang, K. et al. Reply to: Disentangling biology from mathematical necessity in twentieth-century gymnosperm resilience trends. Nat Ecol Evol 5, 736–737 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-021-01412-4

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