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Composition, structure, light attenuation and nutrient content of the understorey vegetation in a Eucalyptus sieberi regrowth stand 6 years after thinning and fertilisation.

Bauhus, Juergen; Aubin, I; Messier, Christian; Connell, Matthew


In this study, we investigated the effects of commercial thinning and fertiliser application 6 years after treatment on the structure, composition, and nutrient concentrations of understorey vegetation in a Eucalyptus sieberi regrowth forest in East Gippsland. The stand was thinned at age 26 years, reducing the basal area by ca. 50% and lowering the stocking from ca. 1350 to ca. 250 stems ha-1. Whereas the species diversity and richness of the understorey were not significantly affected by the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: Forest Ecology and Management
DOI: 10.1016/S0378-1127(00)00403-5


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