pinus ponderosa

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Summary: A plant species of the genus PINUS that contains isocupressic acid.

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  1. Stout D, Sala A. Xylem vulnerability to cavitation in Pseudotsuga menziesii and Pinus ponderosa from contrasting habitats. Tree Physiol. 2003;23:43-50 pubmed
    In the Rocky Mountains, ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa (ssp.) ponderosa Dougl. ex P. Laws. & C. Laws) often co-occurs with Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca (Mayr) Franco)...
  2. Eggemeyer K, Awada T, Harvey F, Wedin D, Zhou X, Zanner C. Seasonal changes in depth of water uptake for encroaching trees Juniperus virginiana and Pinus ponderosa and two dominant C4 grasses in a semiarid grassland. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:157-69 pubmed publisher
    ..to determine the seasonal changes in sources of soil water uptake by two native encroaching woody species (Pinus ponderosa P. & C. Lawson, Juniperus virginiana L.), and two C(4) grasses (Schizachyrium scoparium (Michx...
  3. Warren J, Brooks J, Meinzer F, Eberhart J. Hydraulic redistribution of water from Pinus ponderosa trees to seedlings: evidence for an ectomycorrhizal pathway. New Phytol. 2008;178:382-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) seedlings were planted into root-excluding 61-microm mesh barrier chambers buried in an old-growth pine ..
  4. Bickford C, Kolb T, Geils B. Host physiological condition regulates parasitic plant performance: Arceuthobium vaginatum subsp. cryptopodum on Pinus ponderosa. Oecologia. 2005;146:179-89 pubmed
    ..Using the parasitic dwarf mistletoe Arceuthobium vaginatum subsp. cryptopodum (Viscaceae) and its host Pinus ponderosa, we investigated whether changes in host physiological condition influenced mistletoe shoot development in ..
  5. Huber D, Erickson M, Leutenegger C, Bohlmann J, Seybold S. Isolation and extreme sex-specific expression of cytochrome P450 genes in the bark beetle, Ips paraconfusus, following feeding on the phloem of host ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa. Insect Mol Biol. 2007;16:335-49 pubmed
    ..Twelve are of the Cyp4 family and one is of the Cyp9 family. Following feeding on host Pinus ponderosa phloem, bark beetle transcript levels of several of the Cyp4 genes increased or decreased in males only or in ..
  6. Alekseev V, Telnov D. First fossil record of Ischaliidae Blair, 1920 (Coleoptera) from Eocene Baltic amber. Zootaxa. 2016;4109:595-9 pubmed publisher
    ..g. Pinus ponderosa, Lithocarpus densiflora) (Young 1985)...
  7. Ganzlin P, Gundale M, Becknell R, Cleveland C. Forest restoration treatments have subtle long-term effects on soil C and N cycling in mixed conifer forests. Ecol Appl. 2016;26:1503-1516 pubmed publisher
    ..and other ecosystem processes 11 yr after restoration treatments were implemented in a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa var. scopulorum)/Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var...
  8. Whicker J, Pinder J, Breshears D. Increased wind erosion from forest wildfire: implications for contaminant-related risks. J Environ Qual. 2006;35:468-78 pubmed
    ..The Cerro Grande wildfire in May of 2000 burned across ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex P.&C. Lawson var. scopulorum Englem...
  9. Potter K, Hipkins V, Mahalovich M, Means R. Mitochondrial DNA haplotype distribution patterns in Pinus ponderosa (Pinaceae): range-wide evolutionary history and implications for conservation. Am J Bot. 2013;100:1562-79 pubmed publisher
    Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex P. Lawson & C. Lawson) exhibits complicated patterns of morphological and genetic variation across its range in western North America. This study aims to clarify P...

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  1. Marias D, Meinzer F, Woodruff D, McCulloh K. Thermotolerance and heat stress responses of Douglas-fir and ponderosa pine seedling populations from contrasting climates. Tree Physiol. 2017;37:301-315 pubmed publisher
    ..physiological responses to heat stress in first-year germinant seedlings in two populations each of Pinus ponderosa P. and C. Lawson (PIPO) and Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb...
  2. Tingey D, Hogsett W, Lee E, Laurence J. Stricter ozone ambient air quality standard has beneficial effect on ponderosa pine in California. Environ Manage. 2004;34:397-405 pubmed
    ..changes in O(3) exposure, with accompanying variation in climate, are reflected in changes in the growth of Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws. in the San Bernardino Mountains near Los Angeles, California, USA...
  3. Spellman G, Klicka J. Testing hypotheses of Pleistocene population history using coalescent simulations: phylogeography of the pygmy nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea). Proc Biol Sci. 2006;273:3057-63 pubmed
    ..long-needle pine forests in western North America and demonstrate a particular affinity with ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)...
  4. Phillips D, Johnson M, Tingey D, Storm M, Ball J, Johnson D. CO2 and N-fertilization effects on fine-root length, production, and mortality: a 4-year ponderosa pine study. Oecologia. 2006;148:517-25 pubmed
    We conducted a 4-year study of juvenile Pinus ponderosa fine root (< or =2 mm) responses to atmospheric CO2 and N-fertilization...
  5. Lesser M, Jackson S. Contributions of long-distance dispersal to population growth in colonising Pinus ponderosa populations. Ecol Lett. 2013;16:380-9 pubmed publisher
    ..We aged and genotyped 1125 individuals in four disjunct populations of Pinus ponderosa that were initially established by long-distance dispersal in the 16th and 17th centuries...
  6. Sala A, Hoch G. Height-related growth declines in ponderosa pine are not due to carbon limitation. Plant Cell Environ. 2009;32:22-30 pubmed publisher
    ..We examined changes of mobile carbon stores (starch, sugars and lipids) with tree height in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) at two sites differing in water availability, and tested the following hypotheses: (1) carbon supply does ..
  7. Davis T, Hofstetter R. Effects of gallery density and species ratio on the fitness and fecundity of two sympatric bark beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environ Entomol. 2009;38:639-50 pubmed
  8. Pureswaran D, Hofstetter R, Sullivan B, Grady A, Brownie C. Western Pine Beetle Populations in Arizona and California Differ in the Composition of Their Aggregation Pheromones. J Chem Ecol. 2016;42:404-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Volatiles were collected from individuals of both sexes that had mined as a pair in a Pinus ponderosa log for 1 d, and they were subsequently analyzed by gas chromatography coupled to mass-spectrometry...
  9. Gardner D, James L, Panter K, Pfister J, Ralphs M, Stegelmeier B. Ponderosa pine and broom snakeweed: poisonous plants that affect livestock. J Nat Toxins. 1999;8:27-34 pubmed
    Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) and the snakeweeds (Gutierrezia sarothrae and G. microcephala) are two groups of range plants that are poisonous to livestock...
  10. Warren J, Bassman J, Mattinson D, Fellman J, Edwards G, Robberecht R. Alteration of foliar flavonoid chemistry induced by enhanced UV-B radiation in field-grown Pinus ponderosa, Quercus rubra and Pseudotsuga menziesii. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2002;66:125-33 pubmed
    ..b>Pinus ponderosa, Quercus rubra and Pseudotsuga menziesii were field-grown under modulated ambient (1x) and enhanced (2x) ..
  11. Fettig C, McKelvey S, Dabney C, Huber D, Lait C, Fowler D, et al. Efficacy of "Verbenone Plus" for protecting ponderosa pine trees and stands from Dendroctonus brevicomis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attack in British Columbia and California. J Econ Entomol. 2012;105:1668-80 pubmed
    ..Dendroctonus brevicomis LeConte (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae), is a major cause of ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex Lawson, mortality in much of western North America...
  12. Bakker J, Moore M. Controls on vegetation structure in Southwestern ponderosa pine forests, 1941 and 2004. Ecology. 2007;88:2305-19 pubmed
    ..Such a change occurred during the last century in Southwestern (USA) ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests...
  13. Fulé P, Roccaforte J, Covington W. Posttreatment tree mortality after forest ecological restoration, Arizona, United States. Environ Manage. 2007;40:623-34 pubmed
    ..Similar treatments may be beneficial in many areas of the United States and in related pine-oak ecosystems elsewhere. ..
  14. Hubbard R, Bond B, Senock R, Ryan M. Effects of branch height on leaf gas exchange, branch hydraulic conductance and branch sap flux in open-grown ponderosa pine. Tree Physiol. 2002;22:575-81 pubmed
    ..branches were dependent on branch height (10 and 25 m) within the crowns of four open-grown ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Laws.) trees...
  15. Sandhu S, Ussiri D, Kumar S, Chintala R, Papiernik S, Malo D, et al. Analyzing the impacts of three types of biochar on soil carbon fractions and physiochemical properties in a corn-soybean rotation. Chemosphere. 2017;184:473-481 pubmed publisher
    ..The three plant based biochar materials used for this study were corn stover (CS), ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Lawson and C. Lawson) wood residue (PW), and switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) (SG)...
  16. Fisher J, Baldocchi D, Misson L, Dawson T, Goldstein A. What the towers don't see at night: nocturnal sap flow in trees and shrubs at two AmeriFlux sites in California. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:597-610 pubmed
    ..e., hydraulic lift). We measured sap flow in five Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws. trees and three Arctostaphylos manzanita Parry and two Ceanothus cordulatus A...
  17. Parchman T, Benkman C. The geographic selection mosaic for ponderosa pine and crossbills: a tale of two squirrels. Evolution. 2008;62:348-60 pubmed
    ..We extend these studies by examining ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa), which produces more variable annual seed crops than the conifers in previous studies and often cooccurs ..
  18. Willyard A, Gernandt D, Potter K, Hipkins V, Marquardt P, Mahalovich M, et al. Pinus ponderosa: A checkered past obscured four species. Am J Bot. 2017;104:161-181 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Pinus ponderosa (Pinaceae; subsection Ponderosae) is recognized as a problematic taxon: plastid phylogenies of exemplars were ..
  19. Lesser M, Jackson S. Making a stand: five centuries of population growth in colonizing populations of Pinus ponderosa. Ecology. 2012;93:1071-81 pubmed
    ..A combination of overcoming Allee effects and a transition to favorable climate conditions may have facilitated a mid-18th century pulse in population growth rate. ..
  20. Eller A, Young L, Trowbridge A, Monson R. Differential controls by climate and physiology over the emission rates of biogenic volatile organic compounds from mature trees in a semi-arid pine forest. Oecologia. 2016;180:345-58 pubmed publisher
    ..We studied 50- to 60-year-old Pinus ponderosa trees in a semi-arid forest that experience early summer drought followed by late-summer monsoon rains, and ..
  21. Lesser M, Parchman T, Buerkle C. Cross-species transferability of SSR loci developed from transciptome sequencing in lodgepole pine. Mol Ecol Resour. 2012;12:448-55 pubmed publisher
    ..levels of diversity in a subset of these SSRs by collecting genotypic data across several populations of Pinus ponderosa in northern Wyoming...
  22. Hood S, Sala A. Ponderosa pine resin defenses and growth: metrics matter. Tree Physiol. 2015;35:1223-35 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated (i) the relationships between ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Lawson & C...
  23. Zarter C, Adams W, Ebbert V, Cuthbertson D, Adamska I, Demmig Adams B. Winter down-regulation of intrinsic photosynthetic capacity coupled with up-regulation of Elip-like proteins and persistent energy dissipation in a subalpine forest. New Phytol. 2006;172:272-82 pubmed
    ..protein (Elip) family) were assessed in five conifer species at high altitude and in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) at moderate altitude during summer and winter...
  24. Olszyk D, Johnson M, Phillips D, Seidler R, Tingey D, Watrud L. Interactive effects of CO2 and O3 on a ponderosa pine plant/litter/soil mesocosm. Environ Pollut. 2001;115:447-62 pubmed
    ..and O3, on C and N cycling in forest ecosystems; a multi-year experiment using a small-scale ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Laws.) seedling/soil/litter system was initiated in April 1998...
  25. Xu M, DeBiase T, Qi Y, Goldstein A, Liu Z. Ecosystem respiration in a young ponderosa pine plantation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California. Tree Physiol. 2001;21:309-18 pubmed
    We estimated total ecosystem respiration from a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws.) plantation in the Sierra Nevada Mountains near Georgetown, California, from June to October, 1998...
  26. Kerhoulas L, Kane J. Sensitivity of ring growth and carbon allocation to climatic variation vary within ponderosa pine trees. Tree Physiol. 2012;32:14-23 pubmed publisher
    ..sensitivity to climate over the period of 1895-2008 varies by position within 36 large ponderosa pines (Pinus ponderosa Dougl.) in northern Arizona...
  27. Wagner M, Chen Z. Long-term benefits to the growth of ponderosa pines from controlling southwestern pine tip moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and weeds. J Econ Entomol. 2004;97:1972-7 pubmed
    ..Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), is a native forest pest that attacks seedlings and saplings of ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws, in the southwestern United States...
  28. Domec J, Pruyn M. Bole girdling affects metabolic properties and root, trunk and branch hydraulics of young ponderosa pine trees. Tree Physiol. 2008;28:1493-504 pubmed
    ..water status, water transport and woody tissue metabolic properties were investigated in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex P. Laws.) trees...
  29. Tausz M, Bytnerowicz A, Arbaugh M, Weidner W, Grill D. Antioxidants and protective pigments of Pinus ponderosa needles at gradients of natural stresses and ozone in the San Bernardino Mountains in California. Free Radic Res. 1999;31 Suppl:S113-20 pubmed
    ..In the present study, antioxidative and photoprotective systems in Pinus ponderosa needles were investigated at three plots--DW (1725 m, high ozone impact, mesic site), SW (1200 m, clean air, ..
  30. Gaylord M, Hofstetter R, Kolb T, Wagner M. Limited response of ponderosa pine bole defenses to wounding and fungi. Tree Physiol. 2011;31:428-37 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggest that ponderosa pine bole defense against bark beetles and their associated fungi is primarily constitutive and not induced...
  31. Hayes C, DeGomez T, Clancy K, Williams K, McMillin J, Anhold J. Evaluation of funnel traps for characterizing the bark beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) communities in ponderosa pine forests of north-central Arizona. J Econ Entomol. 2008;101:1253-65 pubmed
    ..sites to identify and determine the population density of bark beetles that were attacking ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex Lawson, in the area surrounding the traps...
  32. Willyard A, Cronn R, Liston A. Reticulate evolution and incomplete lineage sorting among the ponderosa pines. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;52:498-511 pubmed publisher
    ..washoensis individual. We conclude that incomplete lineage sorting could account for other examples of non-monophyly, and caution against any analysis based on single-accession or single-locus sampling in Pinus...
  33. Russell R, Royle J, Saab V, Lehmkuhl J, Block W, Sauer J. Modeling the effects of environmental disturbance on wildlife communities: avian responses to prescribed fire. Ecol Appl. 2009;19:1253-63 pubmed
    ..Identifying the impacts of prescribed fire on bird communities in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests is necessary for providing land management agencies with information regarding the effects of fuel ..
  34. Hayes C, Fettig C, Merrill L. Evaluation of multiple funnel traps and stand characteristics for estimating western pine beetle-caused tree mortality. J Econ Entomol. 2009;102:2170-82 pubmed
    ..Dendroctonus brevicomis LeConte (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), is a major cause of ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws., mortality in much of western North America...
  35. Gray D, Goldstein A, Lerdau M. Thermal history regulates methylbutenol basal emission rate in Pinus ponderosa. Plant Cell Environ. 2006;29:1298-308 pubmed
    ..Out of the models tested, the T(amb),T(max7) model exhibited the best combination of day-to-day and seasonal predictions of basal MBO emission rates...
  36. DeLuca T, Sala A. Frequent fire alters nitrogen transformations in ponderosa pine stands of the inland northwest. Ecology. 2006;87:2511-22 pubmed
    Recurrent, low-severity fire in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)/interior Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca) forests is thought to have directly influenced nitrogen (N) cycling and availability...
  37. Irvine J, Law B, Anthoni P, Meinzer F. Water limitations to carbon exchange in old-growth and young ponderosa pine stands. Tree Physiol. 2002;22:189-96 pubmed
    ..driving net ecosystem exchange of carbon (NEE) in old-growth and recently regenerating ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Doug. ex Laws.) stands in Oregon...
  38. Cannas S, Marco D, Montemurro M. Long range dispersal and spatial pattern formation in biological invasions. Math Biosci. 2006;203:155-70 pubmed
    ..Our results are in agreement with field data of spread of invaders with long distance dispersal mechanisms...
  39. Anderson P, Palmer B, Houpis J, Smith M, Pushnik J. Chloroplastic responses of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) seedlings to ozone exposure. Environ Int. 2003;29:407-13 pubmed
    ..To investigate this hypothesis, Pinus ponderosa seedlings were exposed to ambient air or ozone concentrations maintained at 0.15 or 0...
  40. Simonin K, Kolb T, Montes Helu M, Koch G. Restoration thinning and influence of tree size and leaf area to sapwood area ratio on water relations of Pinus ponderosa. Tree Physiol. 2006;26:493-503 pubmed
    Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex P. Laws) forest stand density has increased significantly over the last century (Covington et al. 1997)...
  41. Fajardo A, McIntire E. Distinguishing microsite and competition processes in tree growth dynamics: an a priori spatial modeling approach. Am Nat. 2007;169:647-61 pubmed
    ..We emphasize that this methodology works best when there is strong a priori support for the hypotheses being tested but the timing, strength, and occurrence of processes are not known...
  42. Hubert N, Gehring C. Neighboring trees affect ectomycorrhizal fungal community composition in a woodland-forest ecotone. Mycorrhiza. 2008;18:363-74 pubmed publisher
    ..at the ecotone between pinyon (Pinus edulis)-juniper (Juniperus monosperma) woodland and ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forest in northern Arizona, USA where the dominant trees formed associations with either EMF (P...
  43. McNee W, Bonello P, Storer A, Wood D, Gordon T. Feeding response of Ips paraconfusus to phloem and phloem metabolites of Heterobasidion annosum-inoculated ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa. J Chem Ecol. 2003;29:1183-202 pubmed
    ..It was concluded that altered feeding rates are not a major factor which may explain why diseased ponderosa pines are colonized by I. paraconfusus...
  44. Barnard D, Lachenbruch B, McCulloh K, Kitin P, Meinzer F. Do ray cells provide a pathway for radial water movement in the stems of conifer trees?. Am J Bot. 2013;100:322-31 pubmed publisher
  45. Emerick J, Snyder A, Bower N, Snyder M. Mountain pine beetle attack associated with low levels of 4-allylanisole in ponderosa pine. Environ Entomol. 2008;37:871-5 pubmed
    ..beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) is the most important insect pest in southern Rocky Mountain ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests. Tree mortality is hastened by the various fungal pathogens that are symbiotic with the beetles...
  46. Pruyn M, Gartner B, Harmon M. Respiratory potential in sapwood of old versus young ponderosa pine trees in the Pacific Northwest. Tree Physiol. 2002;22:105-16 pubmed
    ..We extracted cores from one to four vertical positions in boles of +200-, +50- and +15-year-old Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws. trees...
  47. Pruyn M, Gartner B, Harmon M. Storage versus substrate limitation to bole respiratory potential in two coniferous tree species of contrasting sapwood width. J Exp Bot. 2005;56:2637-49 pubmed
    Two coniferous tree species of contrasting sapwood width (Pinus ponderosa L., ponderosa pine and Pseudotsuga menziesii Mirb...
  48. Phillips D, Johnson M, Tingey D, Storm M. Elevated CO2 and O3 effects on fine-root survivorship in ponderosa pine mesocosms. Oecologia. 2009;160:827-37 pubmed publisher
    ..We conducted a study in which ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) seedlings were exposed to two levels of CO(2) and O(3) in sun-lit controlled-environment mesocosms for 3 ..
  49. Dickson B, Noon B, Flather C, Jentsch S, Block W. Quantifying the multi-scale response of avifauna to prescribed fire experiments in the southwest United States. Ecol Appl. 2009;19:608-21 pubmed
    ..mechanical thinning, prescribed fire) in progressively larger stands of dry, lower elevation ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forest...
  50. Williams K, McMillin J, DeGomez T, Clancy K, Miller A. Influence of elevation on bark beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) community structure and flight periodicity in ponderosa pine forests of Arizona. Environ Entomol. 2008;37:94-109 pubmed
    ..species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) among three different elevation bands in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Douglas ex. Lawson) forests of northcentral Arizona...
  51. Fenn M, Poth M, Arbaugh M. A throughfall collection method using mixed bed ion exchange resin columns. ScientificWorldJournal. 2002;2:122-30 pubmed
    ..By comparison, bulk deposition rates in open areas were 5.1 and 5.4 kg ha(-1) at Camp Paivika based on the two collector types, and 1.9 and 3.0 kg ha(-1) at Barton Flats...
  52. Staszak J, Grulke N, Marrett M, Prus Glowacki W. Isozyme markers associated with O(3) tolerance indicate shift in genetic structure of ponderosa and Jeffrey pine in Sequoia National Park, California. Environ Pollut. 2007;149:366-75 pubmed
    ..with O(3) tolerance were analyzed in approximately 20-, approximately 80-, and >200-yr-old ponderosa (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws.) and Jeffrey pine (Pinus jeffreyi Grev. & Balf.) in Sequoia National Park, California...
  53. Lesser M, Parchman T, Jackson S. Development of genetic diversity, differentiation and structure over 500 years in four ponderosa pine populations. Mol Ecol. 2013;22:2640-52 pubmed publisher
    ..This is especially relevant given the extent and speed at which species ranges are predicted to shift in the coming century...
  54. Moreaux V, Lamaud E, Bosc A, Bonnefond J, Medlyn B, Loustau D. Paired comparison of water, energy and carbon exchanges over two young maritime pine stands (Pinus pinaster Ait.): effects of thinning and weeding in the early stage of tree growth. Tree Physiol. 2011;31:903-21 pubmed publisher
    ..5 and 32.4 g C m(-2), respectively. Overall, this study highlighted the significant contribution of the gorse layer to mass and energy exchange in young pine plantations...
  55. MITCHELL S, Harmon M, O Connell K. Forest fuel reduction alters fire severity and long-term carbon storage in three Pacific Northwest ecosystems. Ecol Appl. 2009;19:643-55 pubmed
    ..Balancing a demand for maximal landscape C storage with the demand for reduced wildfire severity will likely require treatments to be applied strategically throughout the landscape rather than indiscriminately treating all stands...
  56. Roden J, Ehleringer J. Summer precipitation influences the stable oxygen and carbon isotopic composition of tree-ring cellulose in Pinus ponderosa. Tree Physiol. 2007;27:491-501 pubmed
    The carbon and oxygen isotopic composition of tree-ring cellulose was examined in ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl.) trees in the western USA to study seasonal patterns of precipitation inputs...
  57. Soulé P, Knapp P. Radial growth rate increases in naturally occurring ponderosa pine trees: a late-20th century CO2 fertilization effect?. New Phytol. 2006;171:379-90 pubmed
    ..commonly employed in controlled studies, have a positive impact on radial growth rates of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) in natural environments, and to determine the spatial extent and variability of this growth enhancement...
  58. Brown P, Wienk C, Symstad A. Fire and forest history at Mount Rushmore. Ecol Appl. 2008;18:1984-99 pubmed
    ..The Memorial landscape also is covered by extensive ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forest that has not burned in over a century...
  59. Misson L, Gershenson A, Tang J, McKay M, Cheng W, Goldstein A. Influences of canopy photosynthesis and summer rain pulses on root dynamics and soil respiration in a young ponderosa pine forest. Tree Physiol. 2006;26:833-44 pubmed
    ..first objective was to link the seasonality of fine root dynamics with soil respiration in a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa P. & C. Lawson) plantation located in the Sierra Nevada of California...
  60. Garcia M, SMITH J, Luoma D, Jones M. Ectomycorrhizal communities of ponderosa pine and lodgepole pine in the south-central Oregon pumice zone. Mycorrhiza. 2016;26:275-86 pubmed publisher
    ..ponderosa may be able to successfully establish within the historic P. contorta range and dominant EMF assemblages may be conserved. ..
  61. Keefover Ring K, Trowbridge A, Mason C, Raffa K. Rapid Induction of Multiple Terpenoid Groups by Ponderosa Pine in Response to Bark Beetle-Associated Fungi. J Chem Ecol. 2016;42:1-12 pubmed publisher
    Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) is a major and widely distributed component of conifer biomes in western North America and provides substantial ecological and economic benefits...
  62. Hogsett W, Tingey D, Lee E, Beedlow P, Andersen C. An approach for evaluating the effectiveness of various ozone air quality standards for protecting trees. Environ Manage. 2008;41:937-48 pubmed
  63. Brown P. Climate effects on fire regimes and tree recruitment in Black Hills ponderosa pine forests. Ecology. 2006;87:2500-10 pubmed
  64. Klingenberg M, Björklund N, Aukema B. Seeing the forest through the trees: differential dispersal of Hylobius warreni within modified forest habitats. Environ Entomol. 2010;39:898-906 pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings are discussed in the context of habitat discrimination and potential increases in herbivory by H. warreni in western Canada given salvage harvesting activities after outbreaks of mountain pine beetle...
  65. Koepke D, Kolb T, Adams H. Variation in woody plant mortality and dieback from severe drought among soils, plant groups, and species within a northern Arizona ecotone. Oecologia. 2010;163:1079-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) dieback was not sensitive to parent material...
  66. Youngblood A, Grace J, McIver J. Delayed conifer mortality after fuel reduction treatments: interactive effects of fuel, fire intensity, and bark beetles. Ecol Appl. 2009;19:321-37 pubmed
    ..this paper, we explore complex hypotheses relating to the cascade of effects that influence ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) and Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) mortality using structural equation modeling (SEM)...
  67. Jupp D, Culvenor D, Lovell J, Newnham G, Strahler A, Woodcock C. Estimating forest LAI profiles and structural parameters using a ground-based laser called 'Echidna'. Tree Physiol. 2009;29:171-81 pubmed publisher
    ..The results show consistency and reproducibility and do not depend on special conditions for the natural light field...
  68. Gundale M, Metlen K, Fiedler C, DeLuca T. Nitrogen spatial heterogeneity influences diversity following restoration in a ponderosa pine forest, Montana. Ecol Appl. 2006;16:479-89 pubmed
    ..spatial heterogeneity of total inorganic nitrogen (TIN) following restoration treatments in a ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa)/Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) forest in western Montana, USA...
  69. Barnard D, Meinzer F, Lachenbruch B, McCulloh K, Johnson D, Woodruff D. Climate-related trends in sapwood biophysical properties in two conifers: avoidance of hydraulic dysfunction through coordinated adjustments in xylem efficiency, safety and capacitance. Plant Cell Environ. 2011;34:643-54 pubmed publisher
    ..storage and transport properties in populations of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) and ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) adapted to both climates...
  70. Gomez G, Singer M, Powers R, Horwath W. Soil compaction effects on water status of ponderosa pine assessed through 13C/12C composition. Tree Physiol. 2002;22:459-67 pubmed
    ..as a means of assessing effects of soil compaction on water status and growth of young ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa var. ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws) stands across a range of soil textures...
  71. Costello S, Negrón J, Jacobi W. Traps and attractants for wood-boring insects in ponderosa pine stands in the Black Hills, South Dakota. J Econ Entomol. 2008;101:409-20 pubmed
    ..Two trap designs and four semiochemical attractants were tested in a recently burned ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws., forest in the Black Hills...
  72. Anderegg L, HilleRisLambers J. Drought stress limits the geographic ranges of two tree species via different physiological mechanisms. Glob Chang Biol. 2016;22:1029-45 pubmed publisher
    ..tolerance and in drought avoidance-related functional traits of a widespread gymnosperm (ponderosa pine - Pinus ponderosa) and angiosperm (trembling aspen - Populus tremuloides) tree species in the southwestern USA...
  73. Williams M, Law B, Anthoni P, Unsworth M. Use of a simulation model and ecosystem flux data to examine carbon-water interactions in ponderosa pine. Tree Physiol. 2001;21:287-98 pubmed
    ..the links between carbon uptake and the hydrological cycle in a mature, open stand of ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa Dougl. ex Laws.) at the Metolius river in eastern Oregon over a 2-year period (1996-1997)...
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