This special issue section consists of five papers (one invited review and four research articles) selected from the 7th International Conference on Dendrochronology held 11-17 June 2006 in Beijing, China. PAGES was a co-sponsor of the conference.
> Tree Rings and Ecology : The 7th International Conference on Dendrochronology [p. 129]Zhang Q-B & Shao X
> An Overview of the Biology of Reaction Wood Formation [p. 131]Du S & Yamamoto F
> Growth Rings of Roots in Perennial Forbs in Duolun Grassland, Inner Mongolia, China [p. 144]Liu Y-B & Zhang Q-B
> Hydrological Response of Populus euphratica Olve. Radial Growth in Ejinaa Banner, Inner Mongolia [p. 150]Liu P-X, Peng J-F & Chen F-
> Age Structure and Growth Pattern of an Endangered Species, Amentotaxus formosana Li [p. 157–167]Lin C, Chan M-H, Chen F-S & Wang Y-N
> Spatial Distribution of Mountain Pine Beetle Outbreaks in Relation to Climate and Stand Characteristics: A Dendroecological Analysis [p. 168]Campbell EM, Alfaro RI & Hawkes B