Dobbertin M, Hilker N, Rebetez M, Zimmermann NE, Wohlgemuth T, Rigling A (2005) The upward shift in altitude of pine mistletoe (Viscum album ssp. austriacum) in Switzerland – the result of climate warming?. Journal of Biometeorology, 50: 40-47. [ >>> ]


climate change, climate change: forests, Methods: field study, field study


Pine mistletoe (Viscum album ssp. austriacum) is common in natural Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) forests in the alpine Rhone Valley, Switzerland. This semi-parasite, which is regarded as an indicator species for temperature, increases the drought stress on trees and

LWF Classification

Network: Sanasilva, Category: ISI,