Effects of above- and below-ground competition of shrubs and grass on Calophyllum brasiliense (Camb.) seedling growth in abandoned tropical pasture

@article{Holl1998EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of above- and below-ground competition of shrubs and grass on Calophyllum brasiliense (Camb.) seedling growth in abandoned tropical pasture},
  author={K. Holl},
  journal={Forest Ecology and Management},
  year={1998},
  volume={109},
  pages={187-195}
}
  • K. Holl
  • Published 1998
  • Biology
  • Forest Ecology and Management
Early-successional vegetation is often a major factor that limits recovery of tropical forest in abandoned pastures by outcompeting seedlings of forest trees. The goal of this study was to compare the effects of above- and below-ground competition of pasture grasses and shrubs on the growth of tree seedlings in abandoned tropical pasture in Costa Rica. Seedlings of Calophyllum brasiliense were planted in areas of dense pasture grass and below shrub patches. In each vegetation type seedlings… Expand
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