Root studies in the Chilean matorral

@article{Hoffmann2004RootSI,
  title={Root studies in the Chilean matorral},
  author={Adriana Hoffmann and Jochen Kummerow},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={57-69}
}
SummaryThe roots of matorral shrubs were excavated from an 18 m2 site of a mixed matorral stand located on a 27° NE facing slope at 1000 m elevation 40 km NNW from Santiago de Chile. The climate in this area is similar to that of the Southern Californian chaparral. The main species present were Lithraea caustica, Cryptocarya alba, Colliguaya odorifera, Mutisia retusa, and Satureja gilliesii. After harvesting the above ground biomass, the soil was washed out in 20 cm layers down to a depth of 60… 
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