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Shoot pruning of a hedgerow perennial legume alters the availability and temporal dynamics of root-derived nitrogen in a subtropical setting

Author(s): Y. Carrillo, C. F. Jordan, K. L. Jacobsen, K. G. Mitchell, P. Raber

Year: 2011

Journal: Plant and Soil
Volume: 345
Issue: 1-2
Pages: 59-68

Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Nutrients
Research Setting(s): Field

Species Referenced: Amorpha fruticosa (Indigo bush),

Abstract

Evaluates the effects of pruning on Amorpha fruticosa root dynamics in alley cropping systems in Georga. Pruning increased nitrogen availability (mineral N, microbial N, and prolonged microbial access to N), which can positively impact the productivity of the alley cropping system.

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Y. Carrillo, C. F. Jordan, K. L. Jacobsen, K. G. Mitchell, and P. Raber. "Shoot pruning of a hedgerow perennial legume alters the availability and temporal dynamics of root-derived nitrogen in a subtropical setting." Plant and Soil 345.1-2 (2011): 59-68.

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ISSN: 0032-079X
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-011-0760-8
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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