SECONDARY SUCCESSION FOLLOWING SLASH AND BURN AGRICULTURE IN NORTH-EASTERN INDIA I. BIOMASS, LITTERFALL AND PRODUCTIVITY

@article{Toky1983SECONDARYSF,
  title={SECONDARY SUCCESSION FOLLOWING SLASH AND BURN AGRICULTURE IN NORTH-EASTERN INDIA I. BIOMASS, LITTERFALL AND PRODUCTIVITY},
  author={O. P. Toky and P. S. Ramakrishnan},
  journal={Journal of Ecology},
  year={1983},
  volume={71},
  pages={735-745}
}
SUMMARY (1) The accumulation of elements by vegetation and their rate of uptake and release through litterfall were determined in stands developed during 20 years after shifting agriculture. The concentrations of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium were higher in the living aerial biomass than in the litter. Trees were found to have a high concentration of calcium, a bamboo of potassium, and herbaceous species of phosphorus. (2) The elements in the above-ground living biomass increased linearly… Expand
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