abies

Summary

Summary: A plant genus in the family PINACEAE, order Pinales, class Pinopsida, division Coniferophyta. Balm of Gilead is a common example.

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  1. Goodine G, Lavigne M, Krasowski M. Springtime resumption of photosynthesis in balsam fir (Abies balsamea). Tree Physiol. 2008;28:1069-76 pubmed
    Photosynthesis in balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.) was measured in the field at two locations in New Brunswick, Canada from late winter to late spring in 2004 and 2005...
  2. Linares J, Camarero J, Carreira J. Plastic responses of Abies pinsapo xylogenesis to drought and competition. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:1525-36 pubmed publisher
    ..studied to investigate the influence of climate variability and intraspecific competition on secondary growth in Abies pinsapo Boiss., a relic Mediterranean fir...
  3. Petrussa E, Bertolini A, Casolo V, Krajnáková J, Macri F, Vianello A. Mitochondrial bioenergetics linked to the manifestation of programmed cell death during somatic embryogenesis of Abies alba. Planta. 2009;231:93-107 pubmed publisher
    ..and mitochondrial activities during the manifestation of two events of programmed cell death (PCD), linked to Abies alba somatic embryogenesis...
  4. Linares J, Delgado Huertas A, Julio Camarero J, Merino J, Carreira J. Competition and drought limit the response of water-use efficiency to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide in the Mediterranean fir Abies pinsapo. Oecologia. 2009;161:611-24 pubmed publisher
    ..increment (BAI) and C isotope discrimination (C stable isotope ratio; delta13C) in the Mediterranean fir Abies pinsapo were investigated to elucidate the influences of stand competition, atmospheric CO2 concentrations and ..
  5. Reinhardt K, Smith W. Impacts of cloud immersion on microclimate, photosynthesis and water relations of Abies fraseri (Pursh.) Poiret in a temperate mountain cloud forest. Oecologia. 2008;158:229-38 pubmed publisher
    The red spruce-Fraser fir ecosystem [Picea rubens Sarg.-Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir...
  6. Thibeault Martel M, Krause C, Morin H, Rossi S. Cambial activity and intra-annual xylem formation in roots and stems of Abies balsamea and Picea mariana. Ann Bot. 2008;102:667-74 pubmed publisher
    ..This study compared cambial activity and xylem formation in stem and roots in two conifers of the boreal forest in Canada...
  7. Johnson D, Smith W. Refugial forests of the southern Appalachians: photosynthesis and survival in current-year Abies fraseri seedlings. Tree Physiol. 2005;25:1379-87 pubmed
    Fraser fir (Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poiret) is an endemic, high-elevation conifer confined to six relict mountaintop communities in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA...
  8. Jaramillo Correa J, Aguirre Planter E, Khasa D, Eguiarte L, Piñero D, Furnier G, et al. Ancestry and divergence of subtropical montane forest isolates: molecular biogeography of the genus Abies (Pinaceae) in southern México and Guatemala. Mol Ecol. 2008;17:2476-90 pubmed publisher
    The genus Abies has a complex history in southern México and Guatemala. In this region, four closely related species, Abies flinckii, A. guatemalensis, A. hickelii, and A...
  9. Li Y, Yang X, Li S, Shen Y, Zeng H, Liu X, et al. Terpenoid constituents of Abies chensiensis with potential anti-inflammatory activity. J Nat Prod. 2009;72:1065-8 pubmed publisher
    Six new triterpenes (neoabieslactones A-F, 1-6) and 17 known compounds were isolated from the aerial parts of Abies chensiensis. The structures of the new triterpenes were proposed by 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopy...

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  1. Xia J, Zhang S, Li Y, Wu L, Zhu Z, Yang X, et al. Sesquiterpenoids and triterpenoids from Abies holophylla and their bioactivities. Phytochemistry. 2012;74:178-84 pubmed publisher
    Six previously unreported and 11 known terpenoids were isolated from Abies holophylla...
  2. Liang E, Wang Y, Eckstein D, Luo T. Little change in the fir tree-line position on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau after 200 years of warming. New Phytol. 2011;190:760-9 pubmed publisher
    As one of the world's highest natural tree lines, the Smith fir (Abies georgei var. smithii) tree line on the southeastern Tibetan Plateau is expected to vary as a function of climate warming...
  3. Puizina J, Sviben T, Krajacić Sokol I, Zoldos Pećnik V, Siljak Yakovlev S, Papes D, et al. Cytogenetic and molecular characterization of the Abies alba genome and its relationship with other members of the Pinaceae. Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2008;10:256-67 pubmed publisher
    ..genes, as well as the ITS2 sequence of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) were analysed in silver fir (Abies alba Mill.)...
  4. Eggenschwiler J, Patrignani A, Wagner U, Rehrauer H, Schlapbach R, Rist L, et al. Gene expression profiles of different breast cancer cells compared with their responsiveness to fermented mistletoe (Viscum album L.) extracts Iscador from oak (Quercus), pine (Pinus), white fir (Abies) and apple tree (Malus) in vitro. Arzneimittelforschung. 2006;56:483-96 pubmed
    ..preparations Iscador. Quercus (Qu), Abies (A), Malus (M) and Pinus (P)...
  5. Osono T, Takeda H. Fungal decomposition of Abies needle and Betula leaf litter. Mycologia. 2006;98:172-9 pubmed
    ..Mass loss of Abies needle and Betula leaf litter and utilization patterns of lignin and carbohydrates were investigated under two ..
  6. Besendorfer V, Krajacić Sokol I, Jelenic S, Puizina J, Mlinarec J, Sviben T, et al. Two classes of 5S rDNA unit arrays of the silver fir, Abies alba Mill.: structure, localization and evolution. Theor Appl Genet. 2005;110:730-41 pubmed
    The structure and organization of the 5S ribosomal DNA units of the silver fir, Abies alba Mill., as well as their position in the chromosome complement were investigated...
  7. Nayak S, Ghosh A, Debnath B, Vishnoi S, Jha T. Synergistic effect of methanol extract of Abies webbiana leaves on sleeping time induced by standard sedatives in mice and anti-inflammatory activity of extracts in rats. J Ethnopharmacol. 2004;93:397-402 pubmed
    During the determination of LD50 values of extracts of Abies webbiana, it was observed that the methanol extract (MEAW) produces sedation of animals. This led to investigation of the effect of MEAW on sleeping time in mice...
  8. Johnson D, Germino M, Smith W. Abiotic factors limiting photosynthesis in Abies lasiocarpa and Picea engelmannii seedlings below and above the alpine timberline. Tree Physiol. 2004;24:377-86 pubmed
    ..Mean daily photosynthesis in seedlings of both Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt. (subalpine fir) and Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm...
  9. van Mantgem P, Stephenson N, Byrne J, Daniels L, Franklin J, Fulé P, et al. Widespread increase of tree mortality rates in the western United States. Science. 2009;323:521-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Regional warming and consequent increases in water deficits are likely contributors to the increases in tree mortality rates...
  10. Mitamura M, Yamamura Y, Nakano T. Large-scale canopy opening causes decreased photosynthesis in the saplings of shade-tolerant conifer, Abies veitchii. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:137-45 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the photosynthetic traits and water relations of Abies veitchii Lindl...
  11. Rossi S, Simard S, Deslauriers A, Morin H. Wood formation in Abies balsamea seedlings subjected to artificial defoliation. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:551-8 pubmed publisher
    We determined the cambial sensitivity and quantified the anatomical differences in xylem of Abies balsamea (L.) Mill. seedlings subjected to artificial defoliation to simulate spruce budworm feeding...
  12. Escher P, Rennenberg H. Influx of double labelled glutamine into mistletoes (Viscum album) from the xylem sap of its host (Abies alba). Plant Physiol Biochem. 2006;44:880-4 pubmed
    ..It is concluded that C liberated from Gln is transported rapidly to different sink tissues, whereas N in the oversupplied mistletoes is transported slowly to sinks in the leaves...
  13. Petrussa E, Bertolini A, Krajnáková J, Casolo V, Macri F, Vianello A. Isolation of mitochondria from embryogenic cultures of Picea abies (L.) Karst. and Abies cephalonica Loud.: characterization of a K+(ATP) channel. Plant Cell Rep. 2008;27:137-46 pubmed
    A valuable method to isolate and purify mitochondria from embryonal masses of two coniferous species (Picea abies [L.] Karst. and Abies cephalonica Loud.) is described...
  14. Endrulat T, Saurer M, Buchmann N, Brunner I. Incorporation and remobilization of ¹³C within the fine-root systems of individual Abies alba trees in a temperate coniferous stand. Tree Physiol. 2010;30:1515-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, we pulse-labelled nine 20-year-old individual silver fir trees (Abies alba Miller; ?70 cm tall) with ¹³CO? in situ to trace the assimilated C over time into the fine-root systems...
  15. Newton L, Frampton J, Monahan J, Goldfarb B, Hain F. Two novel techniques to screen Abies seedlings for resistance to the balsam woolly adelgid, Adelges piceae. J Insect Sci. 2011;11:158 pubmed publisher
    ..woolly adelgid, Adelges piceae Ratzeburg (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), has devastated native populations of Fraser fir, Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir...
  16. Zerbe P, Chiang A, Yuen M, Hamberger B, Hamberger B, Draper J, et al. Bifunctional cis-abienol synthase from Abies balsamea discovered by transcriptome sequencing and its implications for diterpenoid fragrance production. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:12121-31 pubmed publisher
    The labdanoid diterpene alcohol cis-abienol is a major component of the aromatic oleoresin of balsam fir (Abies balsamea) and serves as a valuable bioproduct material for the fragrance industry...
  17. Wolff R, Lavialle O, Pedrono F, Pasquier E, Destaillats F, Marpeau A, et al. Abietoid seed fatty acid compositions--a review of the genera Abies, Cedrus, Hesperopeuce, Keteleeria, Pseudolarix, and Tsuga and preliminary inferences on the taxonomy of Pinaceae. Lipids. 2002;37:17-26 pubmed
    The seed fatty acid (FA) compositions of Abietoids (Abies, Cedrus, Hesperopeuce, Keteleeria, Pseudolarix, and Tsuga) are reviewed in the present study in conclusion to our survey of Pinaceae seed FA compositions...
  18. Vishnoi S, Ghosh A, Debnath B, Samanta S, Gayen S, Jha T. Antibacterial activity of Abies webbiana. Fitoterapia. 2007;78:153-5 pubmed
    The methanol extract of the dried leaves of Abies webbiana was evaluated for antimicrobial activity. The methanol extract showed a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity.
  19. Hyatt D, Croteau R. Mutational analysis of a monoterpene synthase reaction: altered catalysis through directed mutagenesis of (-)-pinene synthase from Abies grandis. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2005;439:222-33 pubmed
    Two monoterpene synthases, (-)-pinene synthase and (-)-camphene synthase, from grand fir (Abies grandis) produce different product mixtures despite having highly homologous amino acid sequences and, presumably, very similar three-..
  20. Yuan Z, Rao L, Chen Y, Zhang C, Wu Y. From pattern to process: species and functional diversity in fungal endophytes of Abies beshanzuensis. Fungal Biol. 2011;115:197-213 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, an integrative culture system was designed to capture a rich fungal consortium from the conifer Abies beshanzuensis...
  21. Yang X, Zeng H, Liu X, Li S, Xu W, Shen Y, et al. Anti-inflammatory and anti-tumour effects of Abies georgei extracts. J Pharm Pharmacol. 2008;60:937-41 pubmed publisher
    Chloroform (AGC), ethyl acetate (AGE) and n-butanol (AGB) extracts of Abies georgei were investigated for anti-tumour and anti-inflammatory activities in-vitro and in-vivo...
  22. Nayak S, Ghosh A, Srikanth K, Debnath B, Jha T. Antitussive activity of Abies webbiana Lindl. leaf extract against sulphur dioxide-induced cough reflex in mice. Phytother Res. 2003;17:930-2 pubmed
    ..The A. webbiana leaf extract (400 and 600 mg/kg) showed maximum inhibition of cough frequency by 71.69% and 78.67%, respectively, when compared with the control group and was comparable in effect to codeine phosphate...
  23. Burke C, Croteau R. Geranyl diphosphate synthase from Abies grandis: cDNA isolation, functional expression, and characterization. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2002;405:130-6 pubmed
    ..other (>69%) and to the Taxus geranylgeranyl diphosphate synthase (>66%), were isolated from a grand fir (Abies grandis) cDNA library...
  24. Genet M, Li M, Luo T, Fourcaud T, Clément Vidal A, Stokes A. Linking carbon supply to root cell-wall chemistry and mechanics at high altitudes in Abies georgei. Ann Bot. 2011;107:311-20 pubmed publisher
    ..biomechanics in mountain forests subjected to substrate mass movement, we investigated root chemical and mechanical properties of mature Abies georgei var. smithii (Smith fir) growing at different elevations on the Tibet-Qinghai Plateau.
  25. Yoon W, Kim S, Oh T, Lee N, Hyun C. Abies koreana essential oil inhibits drug-resistant skin pathogen growth and LPS-induced inflammatory effects of murine macrophage. Lipids. 2009;44:471-6 pubmed publisher
    ..the combined result of a bacterial infection and the inflammatory response to that infection, we examined whether Abies koreana essential oil (AKE) possessed anti-inflammatory and antibacterial activities against skin pathogens...
  26. Zhou K, Gao Y, Hoy J, Mann F, Honzatko R, Peters R. Insights into diterpene cyclization from structure of bifunctional abietadiene synthase from Abies grandis. J Biol Chem. 2012;287:6840-50 pubmed publisher
    Abietadiene synthase from Abies grandis (AgAS) is a model system for diterpene synthase activity, catalyzing class I (ionization-initiated) and class II (protonation-initiated) cyclization reactions...
  27. Lavoie S, Legault J, Gauthier C, Mshvildadze V, Mercier S, Pichette A. Abibalsamins A and B, two new tetraterpenoids from Abies balsamea oleoresin. Org Lett. 2012;14:1504-7 pubmed publisher
    ..fused with a ?-myrcene lateral chain via a [4 + 2] Diels-Alder cycloaddition, were isolated from the oleoresin of Abies balsamea. Their structures were elucidated by means of extensive 2D NMR, IR, and MS spectroscopy analyses...
  28. Bernier P, Raulier F, Stenberg P, Ung C. Importance of needle age and shoot structure on canopy net photosynthesis of balsam fir (Abies balsamea): a spatially inexplicit modeling analysis. Tree Physiol. 2001;21:815-30 pubmed
    We have developed a spatially inexplicit model of canopy photosynthesis for balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill...
  29. Katoh S, Hyatt D, Croteau R. Altering product outcome in Abies grandis (-)-limonene synthase and (-)-limonene/(-)-alpha-pinene synthase by domain swapping and directed mutagenesis. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2004;425:65-76 pubmed
    4S)-limonene synthase (LS) and (-)-(4S)-limonene/(-)-(1S, 5S)-alpha-pinene synthase (LPS) from grand fir (Abies grandis) exhibit nearly 91% sequence identity (93% similarity) at the amino acid level, yet produce very different ..
  30. Tang S, Dai W, Li M, Zhang Y, Geng Y, Wang L, et al. Genetic diversity of relictual and endangered plant Abies ziyuanensis (Pinaceae) revealed by AFLP and SSR markers. Genetica. 2008;133:21-30 pubmed
    b>Abies ziyuanensis is a highly endangered fir species endemic to South China. Unlike other Abies species that are distributed in areas with cold climates, A...
  31. Eggenschwiler J, von Balthazar L, Stritt B, Pruntsch D, Ramos M, Urech K, et al. Mistletoe lectin is not the only cytotoxic component in fermented preparations of Viscum album from white fir (Abies pectinata). BMC Complement Altern Med. 2007;7:14 pubmed
    ..Previous work has shown that these preparations are able to exert cytotoxic effects on carcinoma cells, the extent of which might be influenced by the host tree species and by the content of mistletoe lectin...
  32. Li Y, Gao Y, Yang X, Jin H, Ye J, Simmons L, et al. Cytotoxic triterpenoids from Abies recurvata. Phytochemistry. 2012;81:159-64 pubmed publisher
    ..A-I, 1-9) including six rearranged lanostanes (1-6) and a rare cycloart-7-ene (7) were isolated from Abies recurvata together with ten known compounds...
  33. Satou T, Matsuura M, Murakami S, Hayashi S, Koike K. Composition and seasonal variation of the essential oil from Abies sachalinensis from Hokkaido, Japan. Nat Prod Commun. 2009;4:845-8 pubmed
    The composition of the steam-distilled essential oil from the leaves of Abies sachalinensis (F. Schmidt) Mast. cultivated in Hokkaido (Japan) was studied by GC-MS...
  34. Kou X, Li Q, Liu S. Quantifying species' range shifts in relation to climate change: a case study of Abies spp. in China. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e23115 pubmed publisher
    ..Maxent was used to model the distribution of 12 Abies spp. in China under current and possible future climate conditions...
  35. Salaj T, Moravčíková J, Vooková B, Salaj J. Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of embryogenic tissues of hybrid firs (Abies spp.) and regeneration of transgenic emblings. Biotechnol Lett. 2009;31:647-52 pubmed publisher
    A genetic transformation system has been developed for selected embryogenic cell lines of hybrids Abies alba x A. cephalonica (cell lines AC2, AC78) and Abies alba x A. numidica (cell line AN72) using Agrobacterium tumefaciens...
  36. Bing H, Wu Y, Zhou J, Sun H. Biomonitoring trace metal contamination by seven sympatric alpine species in Eastern Tibetan Plateau. Chemosphere. 2016;165:388-398 pubmed publisher
    ..Zn) in seven sympatric alpine species (five tree species: Salix rehderiana, Populus purdomii, Betula albosinensis, Abies fabri, Picea brachytyla, and two dominant mosses: Pleurozium schreberi, Papillaria crocea) at the Hailuogou ..
  37. Nemesio Gorriz M, Hammerbacher A, Ihrmark K, Källman T, Olson A, Lascoux M, et al. Different Alleles of a Gene Encoding Leucoanthocyanidin Reductase (PaLAR3) Influence Resistance against the Fungus Heterobasidion parviporum in Picea abies. Plant Physiol. 2016;171:2671-81 pubmed publisher
    ..A previous genetic study indicated that the resistance of Norway spruce (Picea abies) to Heterobasidion annosum s.l...
  38. Fairchild I, Loader N, Wynn P, Frisia S, Thomas P, Lageard J, et al. Sulfur fixation in wood mapped by synchrotron X-ray studies: implications for environmental archives. Environ Sci Technol. 2009;43:1310-5 pubmed
    ..We focused on two conifer species (Picea abies (L.) Karst and Abies alba Miller) from an Alpine site in NE Italy...
  39. Berthiaume R, Hébert C, Cloutier C. Comparative use of Mindarus abietinus (Homoptera: Aphididae) by two coccinellids (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), the native Anatis mali and the exotic Harmonia axyridis, in a Christmas tree plantation. Environ Entomol. 2007;36:319-28 pubmed
    ..mali was three times higher than that of H. axyridis. Thus, the native A. mali was better adapted than H. axyridis to prey on M. abietinus, possibly because it evolved for a much longer period of time with this prey in conifer habitats. ..
  40. Yang Y, Wu F, He Z, Xu Z, Liu Y, Yang W, et al. [Effects of snow pack removal on soil microbial biomass carbon and nitrogen and the number of soil culturable microorganisms during wintertime in alpine Abies faxoniana forest of western Sichuan, Southwest China]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2012;23:1809-16 pubmed
    ..of soil microorganisms during wintertime, a snow-shading experiment was conducted in a primary fir (Abies faxoniana) forest after snow pack removal, with the soil microbial biomass carbon (MBC) and nitrogen (MBN) and ..
  41. Wagner K, Linde J, Krause K, Gube M, Koestler T, Sammer D, et al. Tricholoma vaccinum host communication during ectomycorrhiza formation. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2015;91: pubmed publisher
    ..vaccinum with its host tree spruce (Picea abies) in interkingdom signaling...
  42. D Orangeville L, Coté B, Houle D, Morin H. The effects of throughfall exclusion on xylogenesis of balsam fir. Tree Physiol. 2013;33:516-26 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to better predict the effects of a reduced water supply on the growth of balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill...
  43. Rudawska M, Pietras M, Smutek I, Strzeliński P, Leski T. Ectomycorrhizal fungal assemblages of Abies alba Mill. outside its native range in Poland. Mycorrhiza. 2016;26:57-65 pubmed publisher
    b>Abies alba (Mill.) is an important forest tree species, native to the mountainous regions of Europe but has been also widely introduced in the lowlands outside its native range. Like most forest tree species, A...
  44. Bai Z, Ma Q, Dai Y, Yuan H, Ye J, Yu W. Spatial Heterogeneity of SOM Concentrations Associated with White-rot Versus Brown-rot Wood Decay. Sci Rep. 2017;7:13758 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the potential influence of white- and brown-rot fungi-decayed Abies nephrolepis logs on forest SOM stocks (i.e...
  45. Ettinger A, HilleRisLambers J. Climate isn't everything: competitive interactions and variation by life stage will also affect range shifts in a warming world. Am J Bot. 2013;100:1344-55 pubmed publisher
    ..However, climate change will have less dramatic effects in low elevation closed-canopy forest communities, where growth is less strongly limited by climate, especially at young life stages. ..
  46. Ou Yang D, Wu L, Li Y, Yang P, Kong D, Yang X, et al. Miscellaneous terpenoid constituents of Abies nephrolepis and their moderate cytotoxic activities. Phytochemistry. 2011;72:2197-204 pubmed publisher
    Three monoterpenoids and two triterpenoids were isolated from Abies nephrolepis together with 53 known terpenoids. The structures of the compounds were established by 1D and 2D NMR spectroscopy...
  47. Rossi S, Morin H, Gionest F, Laprise D. Episodic recruitment of the seedling banks in balsam fir and white spruce. Am J Bot. 2012;99:1942-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Seed production and seedling emergence and survival was monitored during 1994-2007 in balsam fir (Abies balsamea) and white spruce (Picea glauca) in four pristine stands of the boreal forest of Quebec, Canada...
  48. Nagy B, Măicăneanu A, Indolean C, Burcă S, Silaghi Dumitrescu L, Majdik C. Cadmium (II) ions removal from aqueous solutions Using Romanian untreated fir tree sawdust a green biosorbent. Acta Chim Slov. 2013;60:263-73 pubmed
    Biosorption of cadmium ions from synthetic aqueous solution using popular Romanian fir tree sawdust (Abies Alba) as biosorbent, was investigated in this work...
  49. Mahajan S, Jeremic D, Goacher R, Master E. Mode of coniferous wood decay by the white rot fungus Phanerochaete carnosa as elucidated by FTIR and ToF-SIMS. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;94:1303-11 pubmed publisher
    ..This study illustrates softwood lignin utilization by a white-rot fungus and reveals the industrial potential of the lignocellulolytic activity elicited by this fungus. ..
  50. Hernández C, Sangil C, Fanai A, Hernández J. Macroalgal response to a warmer ocean with higher CO2 concentration. Mar Environ Res. 2018;136:99-105 pubmed publisher
    Primary production and respiration rates were studied for six seaweed species (Cystoseira abies-marina, Lobophora variegata, Pterocladiella capillacea, Canistrocarpus cervicornis, Padina pavonica and Corallina caespitosa) from ..
  51. Mori A, Hasegawa S. Structural characteristics of Abies mariesii saplings in a snowy subalpine parkland in central Japan. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:141-8 pubmed
    Structural characteristics of Abies mariesii M.T. Mast...
  52. Wang Y, Cufar K, Eckstein D, Liang E. Variation of maximum tree height and annual shoot growth of Smith fir at various elevations in the Sygera Mountains, southeastern Tibetan Plateau. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e31725 pubmed publisher
    ..We here investigated the variation of maximum tree height and annual height increment of Smith fir (Abies georgei var...
  53. Verhoeven A, Osmolak A, Morales P, Crow J. Seasonal changes in abundance and phosphorylation status of photosynthetic proteins in eastern white pine and balsam fir. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:361-74 pubmed publisher
    ..sun-exposed trees) and Abies balsamea (L.) P. Mill. (sun-exposed and shaded trees) were examined in the cold winter climate of Minnesota...
  54. Kuś P, Jerkovic I, Marijanović Z, Tuberoso C. Screening of Polish Fir Honeydew Honey Using GC/MS, HPLC-DAD, and Physical-Chemical Parameters: Benzene Derivatives and Terpenes as Chemical Markers. Chem Biodivers. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..solid phase micro extraction (HS-SPME) and solvent extractives along with targeted HPLC-DAD of Polish fir (Abies alba Mill...
  55. Bianba D, Guo Q, Ci B, Luo D. [Effects of gap in primitive subalpine fir forest on diversity of herb and shrub in Tibet]. Ying Yong Sheng Tai Xue Bao. 2004;15:191-4 pubmed
    ..The similar coefficients were little correlative between gap area and communities. Gap was important to improve growth of herb and shrub and maintain species diversity of primitive subalpine fir forest in southwest Tibet...
  56. Arbak P, Bilgin C, Balbay O, Yesildal N, Annakkaya A, Ulger F. Respiratory symptoms and peak expiratory flow rates among furniture-decoration students. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2004;11:13-7 pubmed
    ..457). In conclusion, early detection of work-related respiratory changes by serial monitoring of peak expiratory flows should save the workers from hazardous respiratory effects of the furniture production, especially in young population...
  57. Koutavas A. CO2 fertilization and enhanced drought resistance in Greek firs from Cephalonia Island, Greece. Glob Chang Biol. 2013;19:529-39 pubmed publisher
  58. Li Y, Yang X, Li S, Tang J, Tian J, Peng X, et al. Two new spirobiflavonoids from Abies chensiensis with moderate NO production inhibitory activity. Planta Med. 2009;75:1534-7 pubmed publisher
    Phytochemical investigation of the aerial parts of Abies chensiensis afforded two new (compounds 2 and 3) and 27 known compounds, including the related compound larixinol ( 1)...
  59. Bošeľa M, Petráš R, Sitková Z, Priwitzer T, Pajtík J, Hlavatá H, et al. Possible causes of the recent rapid increase in the radial increment of silver fir in the Western Carpathians. Environ Pollut. 2014;184:211-21 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper aims to investigate the recent climate-growth relationships of silver fir (Abies alba Mill.) and its temporal change along the course of its life...
  60. Wang J, Abbott R, Peng Y, Du F, Liu J. Species delimitation and biogeography of two fir species (Abies) in central China: cytoplasmic DNA variation. Heredity (Edinb). 2011;107:362-70 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined concordance between cytoplasmic genetic variation and morphological taxonomy in two fir species, Abies chensiensis and A. fargesii, with overlapping distributions in central China...
  61. Bansal S, Germino M. Temporal variation of nonstructural carbohydrates in montane conifers: similarities and differences among developmental stages, species and environmental conditions. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:559-68 pubmed publisher
    ..menziesii and Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt...
  62. Berthiaume R, Bauce E, Hébert C, Brodeur J. Developmental polymorphism in a Newfoundland population of the hemlock looper, Lambdina fiscellaria (Lepidoptera: Geometridae). Environ Entomol. 2007;36:707-12 pubmed
    ..Results indicate that developmental polymorphism, in this case, the variation in the number of larval instars, might provide some adaptive attributes that allowed exploitation of a broader ecological niche...
  63. Weber A, Karst J, Gilbert B, Kimmins J. Thuja plicata exclusion in ectomycorrhiza-dominated forests: testing the role of inoculum potential of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Oecologia. 2005;143:148-56 pubmed
    ..mixed red cedar (Thuja plicata)-hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) (CH) stands, and stands of hemlock and amabilis fir (Abies amabilis) (HA)...
  64. Lavigne M, Foster R, Goodine G. Seasonal and annual changes in soil respiration in relation to soil temperature, water potential and trenching. Tree Physiol. 2004;24:415-24 pubmed
    Soil respiration (rs), soil temperature (Ts) and volumetric soil water content were measured in a balsam fir (Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.) ecosystem from 1998 to 2001...
  65. Berry Z, Smith W. Ecophysiological importance of cloud immersion in a relic spruce-fir forest at elevational limits, southern Appalachian Mountains, USA. Oecologia. 2013;173:637-48 pubmed publisher
    ..1,500 m elevation (maximum 2,037 m), and harbor the endemic Abies fraseri...
  66. Krajnáková J, Sutela S, Aronen T, Gömöry D, Vianello A, Häggman H. Long-term cryopreservation of Greek fir embryogenic cell lines: recovery, maturation and genetic fidelity. Cryobiology. 2011;63:17-25 pubmed publisher
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