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Potential for utilization of wood ash on coastal arenosols with limited buffer capacity in KwaZulu-Natal and its effect on eucalypt stand nutrition and growth
(Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, 2017)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: A field trial was established to test the effects of various wood ash and fertilizer application rates on the nutrition and early growth of a clonal Eucalyptus grandis × urophylla stand near Richards ...
Aboveground biomass and carbon in a South African mistbelt forest and the relationships with tree species diversity and forest structures
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Biomass and carbon stocks are key information criteria to understand the role of forests in regulating global climate. However, for a bio-rich continent like Africa, ground-based measurements for accurate ...
Impact of climate trends and drought events on the growth of oaks (Quercus robur L. and Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl.) within and beyond their natural range
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Due to predicted climate change, it is important to know to what extent trees and forests will be impacted by chronic and episodic drought stress. As oaks play an important role in European forestry, this ...
Use of δ¹³C as water stress indicator and potential silvicultural decision support tool in Pinus radiata stand management in South Africa
(Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology, 2018-11-15)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: In this study, the carbon isotope ratio in tree rings was investigated as a potential measure of water availability and drought stress in Pinus radiata stands in South Africa. An understanding of water ...