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The initial establishment and growth of Acacia mangium seedlings on compacted soils

Jusoff, Kamaruzaman and Awang, Kamis (1989) The initial establishment and growth of Acacia mangium seedlings on compacted soils. In: IUFRO WPS3.02-1 Symposium "Efficiency of Stand Establishment Operations", 11-15 Sep. 1989, Rotorua, New Zealand.

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Growth in height, diameter, leaf surface area, root and shoot was measured for 24 weeks on two week-old transplanted Acacia magnium Willd. Seedlings on compacted and non-compacted soils grown in a greenhouse. Significantly lower seedling height and diameter growth increment was attained on compacted soils compared to non-compacted soils. Compacted soils significantly reduced the mean total leaf surface area. Small differences in root growth characteristics were observed between A. mangium seedlings grown on compacted and non-compacted soils at harvest. Non-significant differences in root and shoot and dry weights and root/shoot ratio ws observed after harvest at week 24 for A. mangium seedlings grown on compacted and non-compacted greenhouse soils.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subject:Mangium - Case studies
Subject:Soil compaction
Subject:Trees - Growth - Case studies
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Forestry
ID Code:17822
Deposited By: Samsida Samsudin
Deposited On:15 Aug 2011 16:20
Last Modified:08 Jan 2015 21:25

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