Editor's Highlights

As of 2016, the editors of Trees – Structure and Function select articles of special interest and particular importance to the tree biology community. We offer free access to the editorials highlighting these articles:

New perspectives on sub-seasonal xylem anatomical responses to climatic variability

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Pine and larch tracheids capture seasonal variations of climatic signal at moisture-limited sites

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Tree growth dynamics during early ontogenetic stages in closed forests

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The particularities of the growth of Siberian fir (Abies sibirica Ledeb.) in the first stages of ontogeny in conifer forests (Ufa plateau, Pre-Ural)

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From dendrochronology and dendroclimatology to dendrobiochemistry

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Dendrobiochemistry, a missing link to further understand carbon allocation during growth and decline of trees

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Father hands it down: patrilineal inheritance of chloroplast DNA in conifers may help to uncover relations of reproduction, population biology and longevity of trees

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Archegonium and fertilization in Coniferopsida

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When fire acts like an irrigation: competition release after burning enhances growth

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Post-fire Aleppo pine growth, C and N isotope composition depend on site dryness

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