Potential of decaying wood to restore root-available base cations in depleted forest soils
Abstract:The depletion of root-available Ca in northern forest soils exposed to decades of increased acid deposition adversely affects forest health and productivity. Laboratory studies indicated the potential of wood-decay fungi to restore lost Ca. This study presents changes in concentration of Ca, Mg, and K in sapwood of red spruce (
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station, 271 Mast Road, Durham, NH 03824, USA. 2: Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, Virginia Tech, 104 Hutcheson Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA. 3: Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, University of Minnesota, 108 Kaufert Laboratory, 2004 Folwell Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA.
Publication date: June 23, 2012
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