Effect of Eucalyptus forests on understory vegetation and soil quality

Effect of Eucalyptus forests on understory vegetation and soil quality J Soils Sediments (2017) 17:2383–2389 DOI 10.1007/s11368-016-1431-4 2015 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FOREST SOILS Effect of Eucalyptus forests on understory vegetation and soil quality 1 1 2 1 Xiaobo Yang & Donghai Li & Kim McGrouther & Wenxing Long & 1 3 1 4 Yuelie Li & Yukai Chen & Xiaobo Lv & Nabeel Khan Niazi & 5,6 6 Zhaoliang Song & Hailong Wang Received: 23 January 2016 /Accepted: 6 April 2016 /Published online: 15 April 2016 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract water per day) on the seed germination rate of Stylosanthes sp. Purpose Eucalyptus forest plantations are normally devoid of were explored using an artificial climate chamber experiment. understory vegetation that is often assumed to be associated Influence of soil source (five Eucalyptus forest soils vs. two with Eucalyptus allelopathic effects. The objective of this non-Eucalyptus forest soils) and water supply (0, 50, 150, study was to determine the influence of high soil compaction 200, or 400 ml of water every day) on the germination rate and low soil moisture content on inhibition of the germination of five types of seed were assessed using a three-factor anal- of understory seeds in Eucalyptus forests and thus would re- ysis of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Soils and Sediments Springer Journals

Effect of Eucalyptus forests on understory vegetation and soil quality

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Environment; Soil Science & Conservation; Environment, general; Environmental Physics
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