Conducting pathways in north temperate deciduous broadleaved trees

Toshihiro Umebayashi, Yasuhiro Utsumi, Shinya Koga, Susumu Inoue, Seizo Fujikawa, Keita Arakawa, Junji Matsumura, Kazuyuki Oda

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The interspecific variation of dye ascent in the stems of 44 broadleaved deciduous species growing in Japan was studied using freeze-dried samples after dye injection. The dye ascending pattern differed both within and between ring-porous and diffuse-porous species. In large earlywood vessels of all ring-porous species, the dye ascended only in the outermost annual ring, and the inner annual rings had lost their water transport function. The dye ascending pattern within the inner annual rings in the ring-porous species was categorized into three types: i) the dye ascended both in the many latewood vessels throughout the latewood and small earlywood vessels; ii) the dye ascended in the many vessels throughout the latewood; and iii) the dye ascended mainly in the late latewood vessels. In diffuse-porous species, the dye ascending pattern within the annual rings also was categorized into three types: i) the dye ascended throughout the annual rings; ii) the dye ascended mainly in the earlywood vessels; and iii) the dye ascended mainly in the latewood vessels. Xylem water distribution was also examined by cryo-SEM in three ring-porous and three diffuse-porous species that had different dye ascending patterns. The water distribution pattern within annual rings was correlated with the dye ascending pattern except for one diffuse-porous species (Salix gracilistyla). In this case, water was distributed in the whole region of the annual rings although dye was mainly distributed in the earlywood. These results showed that the functional area of water transport within annual rings differed among ring-porous species and diffuse-porous species.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)247-263
Number of pages17
JournalIAWA Journal
Volume29
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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dyes
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xylem vessels
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earlywood
water distribution
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interspecific variation
xylem

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  • Plant Science

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Umebayashi, T., Utsumi, Y., Koga, S., Inoue, S., Fujikawa, S., Arakawa, K., ... Oda, K. (2008). Conducting pathways in north temperate deciduous broadleaved trees. IAWA Journal, 29(3), 247-263.

Conducting pathways in north temperate deciduous broadleaved trees. / Umebayashi, Toshihiro; Utsumi, Yasuhiro; Koga, Shinya; Inoue, Susumu; Fujikawa, Seizo; Arakawa, Keita; Matsumura, Junji; Oda, Kazuyuki.

In: IAWA Journal, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2008, p. 247-263.

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Umebayashi, T, Utsumi, Y, Koga, S, Inoue, S, Fujikawa, S, Arakawa, K, Matsumura, J & Oda, K 2008, 'Conducting pathways in north temperate deciduous broadleaved trees', IAWA Journal, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 247-263.
Umebayashi T, Utsumi Y, Koga S, Inoue S, Fujikawa S, Arakawa K et al. Conducting pathways in north temperate deciduous broadleaved trees. IAWA Journal. 2008;29(3):247-263.
Umebayashi, Toshihiro ; Utsumi, Yasuhiro ; Koga, Shinya ; Inoue, Susumu ; Fujikawa, Seizo ; Arakawa, Keita ; Matsumura, Junji ; Oda, Kazuyuki. / Conducting pathways in north temperate deciduous broadleaved trees. In: IAWA Journal. 2008 ; Vol. 29, No. 3. pp. 247-263.
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