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Possible Allelopathic Effects of Reindeer-moss (Cladonia) on Jack Pine and White Spruce

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Abstract:

Transplants and seedlings of Pinus banksiana and Picea glauca were grown in acid sandy soil in the greenhouse and mulched with either Cladonia rangiferina or Cladonia alpestris, both commonly known as reindeer-moss. After 15 weeks 32P as NaH2PO4 ยท H2O was added to pots containing transplants. Transplants and seedlings were harvested after 17 weeks and dry weight, nutrient content, and 32P content of the transplants were determined. Both lichens significantly reduced growth and 32P accumulation. Forest Sci. 25:256-260.

Keywords: Picea glauca; Pinus banksiana; forest tundra; lichen; mineral nutrition; phosphorus uptake; phytotoxins; taiga

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611

Publication date: 1979-06-01

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  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
    Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
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