To quantify the effects of climate change on temperate forest growth and productivity, I study the abiotic cues that trigger the beginning and end of the growing season.
Zohner C.M., Renner S.S. 2015. Perception of photoperiod in individual buds of mature trees regulates leaf-out. New Phytologist 208, 1023–1030. pdf
Climate warming causes increased within-species variability in the timing of leaf unfolding in Fagus sylvatica. pdf