Gas embolism following a drought, in a beech tree, Autumn, Moselle, France
Yann Avril / Biosphoto
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Shooting date : 2019-10-29
The air embolism is a consequence of cavitation, that is to say an air inlet in the water circulation circuit of the trees, which causes the rupture of this circuit. In the context of global warming, this hydraulic malfunction has become a major concern.