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The Calibration and Use of Capacitance Sensors to Monitor Stem Water Content in Trees
 

The Calibration and Use of Capacitance Sensors to Monitor Stem Water Content in Trees

Article DOI: 10.3791/57062
December 27th, 2017

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Summary December 27th, 2017

The hydraulic capacitance of biomass is a key component of the vegetation water budget, which serves as a buffer against short and long-term drought stresses. Here, we present a protocol for the calibration and use of soil moisture capacitance sensors to monitor water content in the stems of large trees.

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