Litter dynamics of six multipurpose trees in a homegarden in Southern Kerala, India

  title={Litter dynamics of six multipurpose trees in a homegarden in Southern Kerala, India},
  author={Sheeba Rebecca Isaac and Mahesh A. Nair},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
Multipurpose trees, the integral components of homegardens, contribute significantly to the closed nutrient cycling processes and sustainability of the ecosystem. Although, the litter production and probable nutrient returns via litter in homegardens have been documented, quantification and characterization of the decomposition and bioelement release from the litter have received relatively little scientific attention. The objective of the present study is to explore the litter dynamics of six… CONTINUE READING
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