Aluminium causes nutrient imbalance and structural changes in the needles of Scots pine without inducing clear root injuries

Abstract

The effects of aluminium chloride (AICI3) treatments (50 and 150 mg/l) on 3-year-old Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) seedlings were studied in a sand culture during 2 growing periods in an open field experiment. Even by the end of the first growing period, a decline was observed in the concentrations of Ca, Mg and P within the needles, and of Ca and Mg in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02418202

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