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Direct benefits of rhizobial inoculation to Acacia mearnsii de Wild, as tubed stock and in a plantation, and synergistic benefits to interplanted Eucalyptus nitens (Deane & Maiden) Maiden

Brockwell, John; Mitchell, Peter A.; Searle, Suzette; Leach, Elainne M.A.; Crews, T E

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Acacia mearnsii De Wild., inoculated (soil enrichment inoculation) with three effective strains of Bradyrhizobium or uninoculated, was grown as tubed stock in a nursery. After 33 weeks, the seedlings were outplanted into a plantation as monocultures (monocrops) or interplanted with Eucalyptus nitens (Deane & Maiden) Maiden (polycrops). Observations on root nodulation, tree growth and symbiotic nitrogen fixation (N 2 fixation) were made during the nursery phase and for 5 y (1998-2003) after...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78773
Source: Australian Forestry

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