Nitrogen and phosphorus retranslocation and N:P ratios of litterfall in three tropical plantations: luxurious N and efficient P use by Acacia mangium

  • Masahiro Inagaki, Koichi Kamo, Kazuki Miyamoto, Jupiri Titin, Lenim Jamalung, Jaffirin Lapongan, Satoru Miura
  • Plant and Soil, November 2010, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/s11104-010-0644-3

Litter concentrations and translocation of three tropical plantations

What is it about?

Litter N:P ratio of a leguminous tree, Acacia magnum was extremely bigger than others.

Why is it important?

High litter N:P ratio means P conservative manner under P limited conditions. That is related with plant species' strategies in severe site conditions.

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