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Document type:
Buchbeitrag 
Author(s):
Onyekwelu, J.; Mosandl, R.; Stimm, B. 
Title:
Productivity, site evaluation and state of nutrition of Gmelina arborea plantations in Oluwa and Omo forest reserves 
Pages contribution:
S. 214-227 
Abstract:
The high productivity associated with many tropical forest plantation species has contributed to their importance in meeting the world’s growing demand for wood products. However, there is concern that their high growth rate and intensive management system might lead to site nutrients depletion. A total of 20 stands (10–28 years) of Gmelina arborea plantations in Oluwa and Omo forest reserves, Nigeria, was used to investigate the effect of Gmelina plantation development on site nutrients, aboveg...    »
 
Keywords:
Forest plantation; Gmelina arborea; Site quality; Nutrient accumulation; Soil management; Nutrient cycling; Biomass; Sustainability of production; Nigeria 
Book title:
Forest Ecology and Management 
Volume:
229 
Publisher:
Elsevier 
Year:
2006 
Reviewed:
ja 
Language:
en 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl für Waldbau 
Format:
Text 
Ingested:
08.01.2009 
Last change:
08.01.2009