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The influence of chemical soil treatment on nutrient economy of Scots pine (Pinus silvestric L.)


Chemical soil treatment, nutrient economy of Scots pine


Tarabuła-Szmyga, Taida


Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Ekologii


Oficyna Wydawnicza Instytutu Ekologii PAN

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Dziekanów Leśny

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Pages 3-25 : illustrations ; 24 cm ; Bibliogaphical references (pages 24-25) ; Abstract in Polish

Subject and Keywords:

nutrient economy ; needle production ; litterfall dynamics ; uptake ; retranslocation efficiency ; element return


Study was made of the effect of supplying various elements (N, P, K, Ca, S) to soil on the rates of needle and litter production, translocation of elements and their return to litter in a pine sapling. Fertilization with N, P or K led to a significant increase in the needle production rate, with simultaneous preservation of the ratios among nutrient elements in the foliage. The applied treatments caused small changes in the element retranslocation ef[iciency, which led, however, to significant alternations of the chemical composition of needlefall.


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