Recent improvements to cavitron setup enable to measure xylem vulnerability curves for an expanded number of plant species, with longer vessels or lower hydraulic conductivity.
Drought resistance; Plant hydraulic; Vulnerability curve; Cavitron; Method
Burlett, R., Parise, C., Capdeville, G. et al. Measuring xylem hydraulic vulnerability for long-vessel species: an improved methodology with the flow centrifugation technique. Annals of Forest Science 79, 5 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13595-022-01124-0
Data and/or Code availability
The datasets generated and/or analysed during the current study are available from the repository Dataverse INRAE (https://doi.org/10.15454/WRDBEW). The Cavisoft software is available at the Phenobois gitlab: https://forgemia.inra.fr/phenobois/cavisoft
This article is part of the Topical Collection “Trees, forests and water : resistance and resilience to water deficits“