Impacts of an exotic disease and vegetation change on foliar calcium cycling in Appalachian forests.

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Because of the high calcium content of its foliage, Cornus florida (flowering dogwood) has been described as a calcium "pump" that draws calcium from deeper mineral soil and enriches surface soil horizons. However, over the last two decades an exotic fungal disease (dogwood anthracnose, Discula destructiva) has decimated populations of this once-common… (More)

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@article{Jenkins2007ImpactsOA, title={Impacts of an exotic disease and vegetation change on foliar calcium cycling in Appalachian forests.}, author={Michael A. Jenkins and Shibu Jose and Peter S. White}, journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America}, year={2007}, volume={17 3}, pages={869-81} }