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FOREST ECOLOGY

Tree height matters

Tall trees are more resilient to drought than short trees, suggests a comparison of the sensitivity of photosynthesis to soil moisture in Amazon forests.

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Fig. 1: Comparison of water uptake and loss in tall and short trees.

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Brando, P. Tree height matters. Nature Geosci 11, 390–391 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-018-0147-z

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