Mahmuda Islam

Impact of extreme drought on tree-ring width and vessel anatomical features of Chukrasia tabularis

Abstract Multiple sources of evidence suggest an increasing frequency of extreme climatic events during the past century. In Bangladesh, a country strongly influenced by the South Asian monsoon climate, the years 1999 and 2006 were the most severe droughts among the ten drought events identified over the last four decades. We investigated the impact of.. Read More


Long-term hydraulic adjustment of three tropical moist forest tree species to changing climate

Xylem hydraulic adjustment to global climate changes was reported from temperate, boreal and Mediterranean tree species. Yet, the long-term hydraulic adjustment in tropical trees have not been studied so far. Here we developed the first standard chronologies of three hydraulic trait variables for three South Asian moist forest trees to analyze their long term hydraulic.. Read More