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Production physiology of three native shrubs intercropped in a young longleaf pine plantation
Author(s): D. L. Hagan, S. Jose, M. Thetford and K. Bohn
Publication Type: Article
Journal: Agroforestry Systems
Article Topic(s): Competition,Light,Water
Research Setting(s): Agricultural
Species Referenced: Callicarpa americana (American beautyberry ),
AbstractEvaluates the competitive effects of native understory shrubs, including Callicarpa americana, when intercropped in a longleaf pine plantation. Shrubs in the intercropped area performed worse than when grown in monocultures. Belowground resources, rather than light, were like limiting growth.
Suggested CitationD. L. Hagan, S. Jose, M. Thetford and K. Bohn. "Production physiology of three native shrubs intercropped in a young longleaf pine plantation." Agroforestry Systems 76.2 (2009): 283-294.