Extreme weather conditions make trees’ lives in the city particularly difficult. According to observations, they are more susceptible to the consequences of global warming because they don’t grow in a natural but in a built environment. This includes heat waves, droughts, storms and heavy rainfall. Thus, natural processes (ecophysiological processes) such as the evaporation of water through the leaves, such as transpiration and photosynthesis, could lose their intensity in the future, especially in native tree species.
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