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Forest floor plant response to lime and fertilizer before and after partial cutting of a northern red oak stand on an extremely acidic soil in Pennsylvania, USA
Author(s): M. C. Demchik, W. E. Sharpe
Journal: Forest Ecology and Management
Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Fertilizer
Research Setting(s): Forest
Species Referenced: Viola sororia (Missouri violet),
AbstractInvestigates the effects of liming and fertilization on forest floor plants. Liming and fertilization may compensate for calcium and magnesium deficiencies on acidic, base poor forested soils. Viola sororia increased in number on limed and fertilized plots.
Suggested CitationM. C. Demchik, and W. E. Sharpe. "Forest floor plant response to lime and fertilizer before and after partial cutting of a northern red oak stand on an extremely acidic soil in Pennsylvania, USA." Forest Ecology and Management 144.1-3 (2001): 239-244.