Short-term Growth Response to Fertilization in Young Quaking Aspen
Abstract:Nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilizers were applied to 15-year-old quaking aspen developing on a burned site in interior Alaska. After two years of nutrient application, maximum tip, diameter, and basal area growth averaged 27.1 cm, .72 cm. and 2.9 cm per tree, respectively, greater than controls.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Professor of Forest Soils, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Publication date: December 1, 1973
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