Differences in Water-use Strategies Along an Aridity Gradient Between Two Coexisting Desert Shrubs (Reaumuria soongorica and Nitraria sphaerocarpa): Isotopic Approaches with Physiological Evidence

Cicheng Zhang1, Xiaoyan Li1, Wu Huawu2, Pei Wang1, Yang Wang3, Xiuchen WU1, Wei Li1 and Yongmei Huang1, (1)Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, (2)Nanjing Institute of Geography & Limnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing, CA, China, (3)Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, Shenzhen, China