Steady-state nutrition of Pinus resinosa seedlings: response to nutrient loading, irrigation and hardening regimes.

  title={Steady-state nutrition of Pinus resinosa seedlings: response to nutrient loading, irrigation and hardening regimes.},
  author={Brad D. Miller and Vic R. Timmer},
  journal={Tree physiology},
  volume={14 12},
To test effects of fertilization on late-season growth and nutrient content of container-grown red pine (Pinus resinosa Ait.), seedlings were subjected to a factorial combination of two fertilization regimes (exponentially increasing concentrations providing 25 (1N) and 75 (3N) mg N seedling(-1), respectively) and two irrigation regimes (well-watered and water-stressed) followed by drought-hardening or nonhardening. The fertilization treatments gave rise to steady-state nutrition in the… 

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