dendrometer


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dendrometer

a device for monitoring variations in the girth of a tree trunk, often mentioned in relation to evidence for the COHESION-TENSION HYPOTHESIS.
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Queiroz and Equus africanus asinus Linnaeus; C) Scheme of the experimental model for data record: a) Granier sap flow-sensors, b) barbed wire, c) automatic dendrometers, d) dattalogers, and e) damage caused by E.
Daily cycles of changes in the stem volume: measurements in Rekyva, Aukstuma and Kereplis (a), the averages of the cycles of the stem volume and the distribution of daily mean temperature measured using dendrometers (b), daily cycle of the stem volume defined by other authors (King et al.
Using dendrometer bands, Keeland (1994) found that trees growing in our upstream site had significantly lower growth than trees in our downstream site or any other nearby site in 1989 and 1990.
These devices are called dendrometers. They use fixed strain transducers on a steel arm, in which the smallest fraction of arm movement can be detected in the form of electrical signals that are subsequently converted to micrometrics signals.
I continue to be intrigued by sap-flow devices and dendrometers for use in plant-based water-status measurements.
Dimension analysis and dendrometers will be used to measure tree and shrub growth.