Experiments on phenology and growth in temperate woody plants

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.

In situ experiments on photoperiodism in trees (see Zohner & Renner, 2015)


Related publications:

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