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Cambial seasonality, vascular and protective tissues in species from cerrado of São Paulo state

Grant number: 09/17778-9
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: January 01, 2011 - December 31, 2012
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Botany
Principal Investigator:Carmen Regina Marcati
Grantee:Carmen Regina Marcati
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Agronômicas (FCA). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil

Abstract

The study will be held on shrubs and trees from cerrado of São Paulo state, subdivided in two modules: i) cambial activity and production of secondary xylem and phloem, ii) morphological patterns of the bark. The first module will be held in ten species that were selected because of the well demarcated growth layers on the wood, namely: Annona coriacea Mart. (Annonaceae), Gochnatia barrosi Cabrera e Piptocarpha rotundifolia Baker (Asteraceae), Diospyrus hispida DC. (Ebenaceae), Bowdichia virgilioides Kunth., Machaerium villosum Vog. e Acosmium subelegans Mohlenbr. (Fabaceae-Faboideae), Byrsonima verbascifolia DC. (Malpighiaceae), Roupala montana Aubl. (Proteaceae), Pouteria torta Radlk. (Sapotaceae). The cambial activity will be considered along with the leaf phenology of species and climate variability of the study area. The second module proposes the inventory of morphological diversity of the outer bark of trees and shrub from cerrado in order to systematize the morphological patterns found and to encourage the use of existing terminology and the use of bark features for the identification of taxa. This project continues the Proc. 05/59499-8 and the research that has begun in Proc. 00/12469-3, both from FAPESP and is part of the Research Group of CNPq, certified by UNESP: "Morphology (sensu lato) in cerrado plants". (AU)

Scientific publications (4)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
BOSIO, FABIO; ROSSI, SERGIO; MARCATI, CARMEN R. Periodicity and environmental drivers of apical and lateral growth in a Cerrado woody species. TREES-STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION, v. 30, n. 5, p. 1495-1505, OCT 2016. Web of Science Citations: 9.
DORIA, LARISSA C.; PODADERA, DIEGO S.; BATALHA, MARCO A.; LIMA, RIVETE S.; MARCATI, CARMEN R. Do woody plants of the Caatinga show a higher degree of xeromorphism than in the Cerrado?. FLORA, v. 224, p. 244-251, SEP 2016. Web of Science Citations: 2.
MARCATI, CARMEN R.; MACHADO, SILVIA R.; PODADERA, DIEGO SOTTO; TOTTI DE LARA, NATALIA O.; BOSIO, FABIO; WIEDENHOEFT, ALEX C. Cambial activity in dry and rainy season on branches from woody species growing in Brazilian Cerrado. FLORA, v. 223, p. 1-10, AUG 2016. Web of Science Citations: 6.
TOTTI DE LARA, NATALIA OLIVEIRA; MARCATI, CARMEN REGINA. Cambial dormancy lasts 9 months in a tropical evergreen species. TREES-STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION, v. 30, n. 4, p. 1331-1339, AUG 2016. Web of Science Citations: 4.

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