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Notes: Acid Phosphatase Activity in Forest Soil

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Acid phosphatase activity in soil was significantly higher in a red alder forest and in a mixed red alder-Douglas-fir forest than in pure stands of Douglas-fir, ponderosa pine, lodge-pole pine, or western juniper or in a pasture. Forest Sci. 25:567-568.

Keywords: Alnus rubra; Douglas-fir; Juniperus occidentalis; Pinus contorta; Pinus ponderosa; Pseudotsuga menziesii; enzymes; lodgepole pine; ponderosa pine; red alder; western juniper

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Plant Pathologist, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, Corvallis, Oregon 97331

Publication date: 1979-12-01

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