Fraction of effective rainfall water used for transpiration

Value 93 %
Organism Tree Pinus halepensis
Reference Schiller et al Water balance of Pinus halepensis Mill. afforestation in an arid region, Forest Ecology and Management 105 1998.121–128
Method Transpiration was determined by means of the calibrated heat pulse technique Cohen et al., 1981., with slight modifications in the structure of the probe and the heater. Calculations: Sap flow, i.e., transpiration (kg h^-1 per tree) was computed from the measured heat flow velocity. Cohen et al., 1981 Fuchs et al., 1987., physical properties of the wood, calibration coefficient and stem area
Entered by Uri M
ID 104572