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How forest structure drives productivity

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Phys.org

Publication Date
2022-07-21

Forests make large contributions to Earth's climate, from releasing water vapor to pulling in carbon dioxide from the air, which mitigates global warming. The arrangement of trees affects how forests use light and water for photosynthesis, and it is known that more complex forests have higher productivity, or rates of photosynthesis. But the specific factors driving this relationship are lacking.

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https://phys.org/news/2022-07-forest-productivity.html