Effects of burn temperature on ash nutrient forms and availability from cattail (Typha domingensis) and sawgrass (Cladium jamaicense) in the Florida Everglades.

@article{Qian2009EffectsOB,
  title={Effects of burn temperature on ash nutrient forms and availability from cattail (Typha domingensis) and sawgrass (Cladium jamaicense) in the Florida Everglades.},
  author={Yun Qian and Shili Miao and Ben Gu and Y. C. Li},
  journal={Journal of environmental quality},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          451-64
        }
}
  • Y. QianS. Miao Y. C. Li
  • Published 6 February 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of environmental quality
Plant ash derived from fire plays an important role in nutrient balance and cycling in ecosystems. Factors that determine the composition and availability of ash nutrients include fire intensity (burn temperature and duration), plant species, habitat nutrient enrichment, and leaf type (live or dead leaf). We used laboratory simulation methods to evaluate temperature effects on nutrient composition and metals in the residual ash of sawgrass (Cladium jamaicense) and cattail (Typha domingensis… 

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