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SFM1 Sap Flow Meter Research Publications

The SFM1 Sap Flow Meter is widely used in research; below is a selected list of over 150 publications that have used the Sap Flow Meter in their research.


Asiimwe, G., Jaafar, H., Haidar, M., & Mourad, R. (2022). Soil Moisture or ET-Based Smart Irrigation Scheduling: A Comparison for Sweet Corn with Sap Flow Measurements. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 148(6), 04022017.
Edwards, E. j., Betts, A., Clingeleffer, P. r., & Walker, R. r. (2022). Rootstock-conferred traits affect the water use efficiency of fruit production in Shiraz. Australian Journal of Grape and Wine Research, 28(2), 316–327. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajgw.12553
Jardine, K. J., Cobello, L. O., Teixeira, L. M., East, M.-M. S., Levine, S., Gimenez, B. O., Robles, E., Spanner, G., Koven, C., Xu, C., Warren, J. M., Higuchi, N., McDowell, N., Pastorello, G., & Chambers, J. Q. (2022). Stem respiration and growth in a central Amazon rainforest. Trees. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-022-02265-5
Lakmali, S., Benyon, R. G., Sheridan, G. J., & Lane, P. N. J. (2022). Change in fire frequency drives a shift in species composition in native Eucalyptus regnans forests: Implications for overstorey forest structure and transpiration. Ecohydrology, 15(3), e2412. https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2412
Montague, M. S., Landhäusser, S. M., McNickle, G. G., & Jacobs, D. F. (2022). Preferential allocation of carbohydrate reserves belowground supports disturbance-based management of American chestnut (Castanea dentata). Forest Ecology and Management, 509, 120078. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2022.120078
Schoppach, R., Chun, K. P., & Klaus, J. (2022). Accounting for Dbh and Twi in Prediction of Stand-Scale Sap-Flux Density Reduces the Deviation from Measurement [SSRN Scholarly Paper]. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4129815
Siddiqi, S. A., & Al-Mulla, Y. (2022). Wireless Sensor Network System for Precision Irrigation using Soil and Plant Based Near-Real Time Monitoring Sensors. Procedia Computer Science, 203, 407–412. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2022.07.053
Sun, X., Li, J., Cameron, D., & Moore, G. (2022). On the Use of Sap Flow Measurements to Assess the Water Requirements of Three Australian Native Tree Species. Agronomy, 12(1), 52. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12010052
Thom, J. K., Fletcher, T. D., Livesley, S. J., Grey, V., & Szota, C. (2022). Supporting Growth and Transpiration of Newly Planted Street Trees With Passive Irrigation Systems. Water Resources Research, 58(1), e2020WR029526. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR029526


Agro, P. B. G., No, J. M. R., & Melawai, K. B. (2021). Improvement of water and nutrient efficiencies oil palm through bio-silicic acid application. Menara Perkebunan, 89(1), 26–36.
Ali, A., Al-Mulla, Y. A., Charabi, Y., Al-Wardy, M., & Al-Rawas, G. (2021). Use of multispectral and thermal satellite imagery to determine crop water requirements using SEBAL, METRIC, and SWAP models in hot and hyper-arid Oman. Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 14(7), 1–21. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12517-021-06948-0
Antezana-Vera, S. A., & Marenco, R. A. (2021). Transpiration of Swartzia tomentifera in response to microclimatic variability in the central Amazon: the net effect of vapor pressure deficit. CERNE, e-102999. https://cerne.ufla.br/site/index.php/CERNE/article/view/2999
Augustaitis, A. (2021). Intra-Annual Variation of Stem Circumference of Tree Species Prevailing in Hemi-Boreal Forest on Hourly Scale in Relation to Meteorology, Solar Radiation and Surface Ozone Fluxes. Atmosphere, 12(8), 1017. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12081017
Balugani, E. (2021). Partitioning of subsurface evaporation in water limited environments [University of Twente]. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036552127
Barron-Gafford, G. A., Knowles, J. F., Sanchez-Cañete, E. P., Minor, R. L., Lee, E., Sutter, L., Tran, N., Murphy, P., Hamerlynck, E. P., Kumar, P., & Scott, R. L. (2021). Hydraulic redistribution buffers climate variability and regulates grass-tree interactions in a semiarid riparian savanna. Ecohydrology, 14(3), e2271. https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2271
Black, K. L., Wallace, C. A., & Baltzer, J. L. (2021). Seasonal thaw and landscape position determine foliar functional traits and whole-plant water use in tall shrubs on the low arctic tundra. New Phytologist, 231(1), 94–107. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17375
Coopman, R. E., Nguyen, H. T., Mencuccini, M., Oliveira, R. S., Sack, L., Lovelock, C. E., & Ball, M. C. (2021). Harvesting water from unsaturated atmospheres: deliquescence of salt secreted onto leaf surfaces drives reverse sap flow in a dominant arid climate mangrove, Avicennia marina. New Phytologist, 231(4), 1401–1414. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17461
Espinosa, C. M. O., Salazar, J. C. S., Churio, J. O. R., & Mora, D. S. (2021). Los sistemas agroforestales y la incidencia sobre el estatus hídrico en árboles de cacao. Biotecnología en el Sector Agropecuario y Agroindustrial, 19(1), 256–267. https://doi.org/10.18684/bsaa.v19.n1.2021.1623
Fabiani, G., Schoppach, R., Penna, D., & Klaus, J. (2021). Transpiration patterns and water use strategies of beech and oak trees along a hillslope. Ecohydrology, n/a(n/a), e2382. https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2382
Früchtenicht, E., Bock, J., Feucht, V., & Brüggemann, W. (2021). Reactions of three European oak species (Q. robur, Q. petraea and Q. ilex) to repetitive summer drought in sandy soil. Trees, Forests and People, 5, 100093. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tfp.2021.100093
Kannan P., Paramasivan M., Marimuthu S., Swaminathan C., & Bose, J. (2021). Applying both biochar and phosphobacteria enhances Vigna mungo L. growth and yield in acid soils by increasing soil pH, moisture content, microbial growth and P availability. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 308, 107258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.107258
Kim, A. R., Lim, C. H., Lim, B. S., Seol, J., & Lee, C. S. (2021). Phenological Changes of Mongolian Oak Depending on the Micro-Climate Changes Due to Urbanization. Remote Sensing, 13(10), 1890. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13101890
Lee, E., Kumar, P., Knowles, J. F., Minor, R. L., Tran, N., Barron-Gafford, G. A., & Scott, R. L. (2021). Convergent hydraulic redistribution and groundwater access supported facilitative dependency between trees and grasses in a semi-arid environment. Water Resources Research, 57(6), e2020WR028103.
Liu, Y., Nadezhdina, N., Di, N., Ma, X., Liu, J., Zou, S., Xi, B., & Clothier, B. (2021). An undiscovered facet of hydraulic redistribution driven by evaporation—a study from a Populus tomentosa plantation. Plant Physiology, 186(1), 361–372. https://doi.org/10.1093/plphys/kiab036
Liu, Z., Liu, Q., Wei, Z., Yu, X., Jia, G., & Jiang, J. (2021). Partitioning tree water usage into storage and transpiration in a mixed forest. Forest Ecosystems, 8(1), 72. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40663-021-00353-5
Matsunaga, H., Matsuo, N., Nakai, T., Yoshifuji, N., Tanaka, N., Tanaka, K., & Tantasirin, C. (2021). Absorption and emission of water vapor from the bark of teak (Tectona grandis), a deciduous tree, in a tropical region during the dry season. Hydrological Research Letters, 15(3), 58–63. https://doi.org/10.3178/hrl.15.58
Miranda, M. T., Da Silva, S. F., Silveira, N. M., Pereira, L., Machado, E. C., & Ribeiro, R. V. (2021). Root Osmotic Adjustment and Stomatal Control of Leaf Gas Exchange are Dependent on Citrus Rootstocks Under Water Deficit. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, 40(1), 11–19. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-020-10069-5
Molina, A. J., González-Sanchis, M., Biel, C., & del Campo, A. D. (2021). Ecohydrological turnover in overstocked Aleppo pine plantations: Does the effect of thinning, in relation to water, persist at the mid-term? Forest Ecology and Management, 483, 118781. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118781
Schoppach, R., Chun, K. P., He, Q., Fabiani, G., & Klaus, J. (2021). Species-specific control of DBH and landscape characteristics on tree-to-tree variability of sap velocity. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 307, 108533. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108533
Sidabrienė, D. (2021). TRANSPIRATION RATE OF SCOTS PINE TREES ON VERY OLIGOTROPHIC SOILS OF NORMAL MOISTURE IN RELATION TO DIFFERENT METEOROLOGICAL CONDITION. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference “Rural Development,” 278–284. https://doi.org/10.15544/RD.2021.049
Siddiqi, S. A., Al-Mulla, Y. A., McCann, I., AbuRumman, G., Belhaj, M., Zekri, S., Al-Ismaili, A., & Rahman, S. (2021). Smart Monitoring, Sap-Flow, Stem-Psychrometer And Soil-Moisture Measurements Tools For Precision Irrigation And Water Saving Of Date Palm. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology, 26(5), 570–578.
Smith, A., Tetzlaff, D., Landgraf, J., Dubbert, M., & Soulsby, C. (2021). Modelling temporal variability of <em>in-situ</em> soil water and vegetation isotopes reveals ecohydrological couplings in a willow plot. Biogeosciences Discussions, 1–28. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-2021-278
Suárez, J. C., Casanoves, F., Bieng, M. A. N., Melgarejo, L. M., Di Rienzo, J. A., & Armas, C. (2021). Prediction model for sap flow in cacao trees under different radiation intensities in the western Colombian Amazon. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 10512. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-89876-z
Treydte, K., Lehmann, M. M., Wyczesany, T., & Pfautsch, S. (2021). Radial and axial water movement in adult trees recorded by stable isotope tracing. Tree Physiology, 41(12), 2248–2261. https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpab080
Wallace, T. A., Gehrig, S. L., Doody, T. M., Davies, M. J., Walsh, R., Fulton, C., Cullen, R., & Nolan, M. (2021). A multiple-lines-of-evidence approach for prioritising environmental watering of wetland and floodplain trees. Ecohydrology, 14(3), e2272. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2272
Western, A. W., Arora, M., Burns, M. J., Bonneau, J., Thom, J. K., Yong, C. F., James, R. B., Poelsma, P. J., & Fletcher, T. D. (2021). Impacts of stormwater infiltration on downslope soil moisture and tree water use. Environmental Research Letters, 16(10), 104014. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac1c2a


Kangur, O., Tullus, A., & Sellin, A. (2020). Night-time transpiration, predawn hydraulic conductance and water potential disequilibrium in hybrid aspen coppice. Trees, 34(1), 133–141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-019-01903-9
Luo, Z., Deng, Z., Singha, K., Zhang, X., Liu, N., Zhou, Y., He, X., & Guan, H. (2020). Temporal and spatial variation in water content within living tree stems determined by electrical resistivity tomography. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 291, 108058. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2020.108058
Magh, R.-K., Eiferle, C., Burzlaff, T., Dannenmann, M., Rennenberg, H., & Dubbert, M. (2020). Competition for water rather than facilitation in mixed beech-fir forests after drying-wetting cycle. Journal of Hydrology, 587, 124944. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124944
Marchionni, V., Daly, E., Manoli, G., Tapper, N. J., Walker, J. P., & Fatichi, S. (2020). Groundwater Buffers Drought Effects and Climate Variability in Urban Reserves. Water Resources Research, 56(5), e2019WR026192. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019WR026192
Merlin, M., Solarik, K. A., & Landhäusser, S. M. (2020). Quantification of uncertainties introduced by data-processing procedures of sap flow measurements using the cut-tree method on a large mature tree. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 287, 107926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2020.107926
Rogers, C. A., Chen, J. M., Zheng, T., Croft, H., Gonsamo, A., Luo, X., & Staebler, R. M. (2020). The Response of Spectral Vegetation Indices and Solar-Induced Fluorescence to Changes in Illumination Intensity and Geometry in the Days Surrounding the 2017 North American Solar Eclipse. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125(10), e2020JG005774. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JG005774
Takeuchi, S., Shinozaki, K., Matsushima, D., & Iida, S. (2020). Calibration of the heat ratio method by direct measurements of transpiration with the weighing root-ball method for Michelia figo. Acta Horticulturae, 21–28. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2020.1300.4
Thom, J. K., Szota, C., Coutts, A. M., Fletcher, T. D., & Livesley, S. J. (2020). Transpiration by established trees could increase the efficiency of stormwater control measures. Water Research, 173, 115597. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2020.115597
Thomsen, S., Reisdorff, C., Gröngröft, A., Jensen, K., & Eschenbach, A. (2020). Responsiveness of mature oak trees (Quercus robur L.) to soil water dynamics and meteorological constraints in urban environments. Urban Ecosystems, 23(1), 173–186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11252-019-00908-z
Yi, K., Smith, J. W., Jablonski, A. D., Tatham, E. A., Scanlon, T. M., Lerdau, M. T., Novick, K. A., & Yang, X. (2020). High Heterogeneity in Canopy Temperature Among Co-occurring Tree Species in a Temperate Forest. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 125(12), e2020JG005892. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JG005892


Aziz, N., & Kininmonth, B. (2019). Proceedings of the 2019 Coal Operators Conference. Coal Operators’ Conference. https://ro.uow.edu.au/coal/719
Bader, M. K.-F., & Leuzinger, S. (2019). Hydraulic Coupling of a Leafless Kauri Tree Remnant to Conspecific Hosts. IScience, 19, 1238–1247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2019.05.009
Binks, O., Mencuccini, M., Rowland, L., da Costa, A. C. L., de Carvalho, C. J. R., Bittencourt, P., Eller, C., Teodoro, G. S., Carvalho, E. J. M., Soza, A., Ferreira, L., Vasconcelos, S. S., Oliveira, R., & Meir, P. (2019). Foliar water uptake in Amazonian trees: Evidence and consequences. Global Change Biology, 25(8), 2678–2690. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14666
Buyinza, J., Muthuri, C. W., Downey, A., Njoroge, J., Denton, M. D., & Nuberg, I. K. (2019). Contrasting water use patterns of two important agroforestry tree species in the Mt Elgon region of Uganda. Australian Forestry, 82(sup1), 57–65. https://doi.org/10.1080/00049158.2018.1547944
Carvalho, K. S., Vianna, M. S., Nassif, D. S., Costa, L. G., Folegatti, M. V., & Marin, F. R. (2019). Effect of soil straw cover on evaporation, transpiration, and evapotranspiration in sugarcane cultivation. Australian Journal of Crop Science, 13(8), 1362. https://search.informit.org/doi/abs/10.3316/INFORMIT.755628587784710
Gimenez, B. O., Jardine, K. J., Higuchi, N., Negrón-Juárez, R. I., Sampaio-Filho, I. de J., Cobello, L. O., Fontes, C. G., Dawson, T. E., Varadharajan, C., Christianson, D. S., Spanner, G. C., Araújo, A. C., Warren, J. M., Newman, B. D., Holm, J. A., Koven, C. D., McDowell, N. G., & Chambers, J. Q. (2019). Species-Specific Shifts in Diurnal Sap Velocity Dynamics and Hysteretic Behavior of Ecophysiological Variables During the 2015–2016 El Niño Event in the Amazon Forest. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10, 830. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.00830
Grossiord, C., Christoffersen, B., Alonso-Rodríguez, A. M., Anderson-Teixeira, K., Asbjornsen, H., Aparecido, L. M. T., Carter Berry, Z., Baraloto, C., Bonal, D., Borrego, I., Burban, B., Chambers, J. Q., Christianson, D. S., Detto, M., Faybishenko, B., Fontes, C. G., Fortunel, C., Gimenez, B. O., Jardine, K. J., … McDowell, N. G. (2019). Precipitation mediates sap flux sensitivity to evaporative demand in the neotropics. Oecologia, 191(3), 519–530. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04513-x
Hilman, B., Muhr, J., Trumbore, S. E., Kunert, N., Carbone, M. S., Yuval, P., Wright, S. J., Moreno, G., Pérez-Priego, O., Migliavacca, M., Carrara, A., Grünzweig, J. M., Osem, Y., Weiner, T., & Angert, A. (2019). Comparison of CO2 and O2 fluxes demonstrate retention of respired CO2 in tree stems from a range of tree species. Biogeosciences, 16(1), 177–191. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-177-2019
Li, X., Blackman, C. J., Peters, J. M. R., Choat, B., Rymer, P. D., Medlyn, B. E., & Tissue, D. T. (2019). More than iso/anisohydry: Hydroscapes integrate plant water use and drought tolerance traits in 10 eucalypt species from contrasting climates. Functional Ecology, 33(6), 1035–1049. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13320
Liu, N., Wang, H., He, X., Deng, Z., Zhang, C., Zhang, X., & Guan, H. (2019). A hybrid transpiration model for water-limited conditions. Journal of Hydrology, 578, 124104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.124104
Magh, R.-K., Bonn, B., Grote, R., Burzlaff, T., Pfautsch, S., & Rennenberg, H. (2019). Drought Superimposes the Positive Effect of Silver Fir on Water Relations of European Beech in Mature Forest Stands. Forests, 10(10), 897. https://doi.org/10.3390/f10100897
Marchionni, V., Guyot, A., Walker, J. P., & Daly, E. (2019). Water balance and tree water use dynamics in remnant urban reserves (T. M. Bleby, Trans.). Journal of Hydrology, 575, 343–353. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2019.05.022
Merlin, M., & Landhäusser, S. M. (2019). Seasonal patterns of water uptake in Populus tremuloides and Picea glauca on a boreal reclamation site is species specific and modulated by capping soil depth and slope position. Plant and Soil, 439(1), 487–504. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-019-04029-6
Molina, A. J., Aranda, X., Llorens, P., Galindo, A., & Biel, C. (2019). Sap flow of a wild cherry tree plantation growing under Mediterranean conditions: Assessing the role of environmental conditions on canopy conductance and the effect of branch pruning on water productivity. Agricultural Water Management, 218, 222–233. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2019.03.019
Nassif, D. S. P., Costa, L. G. da, Vianna, M. dos S., Carvalho, K. dos S., & Marin, F. R. (2019). The role of decoupling factor on sugarcane crop water use under tropical conditions. Experimental Agriculture, 55(6), 913–923. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0014479718000480
Pauraite, J., Pivoras, A., Plauškaitė, K., Byčenkienė, S., Mordas, G., Augustaitis, A., Marozas, V., Mozgeris, G., Baumgarten, M., Matyssek, R., & Ulevicius, V. (2019). Characterization of aerosol mass spectra responses to temperature over a forest site in Lithuania. Journal of Aerosol Science, 133, 56–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaerosci.2019.03.010
Ritter, A., Regalado, C. M., & Guerra, J. C. (2019). The impact of climate change on water fluxes in a Macaronesian cloud forest. Hydrological Processes, 33(22), 2828–2846. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13523
Singels, A., Paraskevopoulos, A. L., & Mashabela, M. L. (2019). Farm level decision support for sugarcane irrigation management during drought. Agricultural Water Management, 222, 274–285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2019.05.048
Souza, J. P., Melo, N. M. J., Halfeld, A. D., Vieira, K. I. C., & Rosa, B. L. (2019). Elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration improves water use efficiency and growth of a widespread Cerrado tree species even under soil water deficit. Acta Botanica Brasilica, 33, 425–436. https://doi.org/10.1590/0102-33062018abb0272
Thom, J. K., Szota, C., Fletcher, T. D., Grey, V., Coutts, A. M., & Livesley, S. J. (2019, July 1). Transpiration and the water balance of tree-based stormwater control measures. Novatech 2019: Urban Water Planning and Technologies for Sustainable Management. Novatech 2019, Lyon, France. www.novatech.graie.org/documents/auteurs/1D24-096THO.pdf
Torres-Ruiz, J. M., Kremer, A., Carins Murphy, M. R., Brodribb, T., Lamarque, L. J., Truffaut, L., Bonne, F., Ducousso, A., & Delzon, S. (2019). Genetic differentiation in functional traits among European sessile oak populations. Tree Physiology, 39(10), 1736–1749. https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpz090
Vodnik, D., Gričar, J., Lavrič, M., Ferlan, M., Hafner, P., & Eler, K. (2019). Anatomical and physiological adjustments of pubescent oak (Quercus pubescens Willd.) from two adjacent sub-Mediterranean ecosites. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 165, 208–218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2019.06.010


Berry, Z. C., Looker, N., Holwerda, F., Gómez Aguilar, L. R., Ortiz Colin, P., González Martínez, T., & Asbjornsen, H. (2018). Why size matters: the interactive influences of tree diameter distribution and sap flow parameters on upscaled transpiration. Tree Physiology, 38(2), 263–275. https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpx124
Eliades, M., Bruggeman, A., Lubczynski, M. W., Christou, A., Camera, C., & Djuma, H. (2018). The water balance components of Mediterranean pine trees on a steep mountain slope during two hydrologically contrasting years. Journal of Hydrology, 562, 712–724. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2018.05.048
Eliades, M., Bruggeman, A., Djuma, H., & Lubczynski, M. W. (2018). Tree Water Dynamics in a Semi-Arid, Pinus brutia Forest. Water, 10(8), 1039. https://doi.org/10.3390/w10081039
Eller, C. B., de V. Barros, F., Bittencourt, P. R. L., Rowland, L., Mencuccini, M., & Oliveira, R. S. (2018). Xylem hydraulic safety and construction costs determine tropical tree growth. Plant, Cell & Environment, 41(3), 548–562. https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13106
Fan, J., Guyot, A., Ostergaard, K. T., & Lockington, D. A. (2018). Effects of earlywood and latewood on sap flux density-based transpiration estimates in conifers. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 249, 264–274. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.11.006
Fontes, C. G., Dawson, T. E., Jardine, K., McDowell, N., Gimenez, B. O., Anderegg, L., Negrón-Juárez, R., Higuchi, N., Fine, P. V. A., Araújo, A. C., & Chambers, J. Q. (2018). Dry and hot: the hydraulic consequences of a climate change–type drought for Amazonian trees. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373(1760), 20180209. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2018.0209
Jun-Jun, Y., Jian-Min, F., & Zhi-Bin, H. E. (2018). Estimating whole-tree water use of Picea crassifolia based on heat ratio method. Chinese Journal of Plant Ecology, 42(2), 195. https://doi.org/10.17521/cjpe.2017.0082
Lee, E., Kumar, P., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Hendryx, S. M., Sanchez-Cañete, E. P., Minor, R. L., Colella, T., & Scott, R. L. (2018). Impact of Hydraulic Redistribution on Multispecies Vegetation Water Use in a Semiarid Savanna Ecosystem: An Experimental and Modeling Synthesis. Water Resources Research, 54(6), 4009–4027. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017WR021006
Looker, N., Martin, J., Hoylman, Z., Jencso, K., & Hu, J. (2018). Diurnal and seasonal coupling of conifer sap flow and vapour pressure deficit across topoclimatic gradients in a subalpine catchment. Ecohydrology, 11(7), e1994. https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.1994
Manson, D., & Downey, A. (2018). Technology: Rural: Sap flow monitoring - a new frontier in irrigation management for tree crops. Irrigation Australia, 34(4), 6–7. https://doi.org/10.3316/ielapa.215812777929059
Takeuchi, S., Iida, S., & Matsuda, A. (2018). Five years of sap flow records to estimate the effect of transplanting on Magnolia grandiflora water uptake. Acta Horticulturae, 195–200. https://doi.org/10.17660/ActaHortic.2018.1222.26
Tian, Q., He, Z., Xiao, S., Du, J., Peng, X., Chen, L., Lin, P., Zhu, X., & Ding, A. (2018). Growing Season Stem Water Status Assessment of Qinghai Spruce through the Sap Flow and Stem Radial Variations in the Qilian Mountains of China. Forests, 9(1), 2. https://doi.org/10.3390/f9010002
Tirpak, R. A., Hathaway, J. M., & Franklin, J. A. (2018). Evaluating the influence of design strategies and meteorological factors on tree transpiration in bioretention suspended pavement practices. Ecohydrology, 11(8), e2037. https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2037


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