Growth Response of White Spruce [Picea glauca (Moench) Voss] in Denali National Park under Warming Climate
|dc.description.abstract||In subarctic mountains such as Denali National Park and Preserve(DNP), vegetation shifts from alpine tundra to boreal forests caused by recent climate change are a potential threat to plant conservation and indirectly to animal habits and diversity, which could affect the experience of visitors who wish to see wildlife. The growth rate of Picea glauca (white spruce) could decrease by climate change due to drought stress, which might lead to species elimination. The shift of P. glauca towards a higher elevation would require its seedlings not only to adapt to new abiotic harsh conditions, but also to compete with other plant species that are already present.||en_US|
|dc.title||Growth Response of White Spruce [Picea glauca (Moench) Voss] in Denali National Park under Warming Climate||en_US|
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