The effects of the degree of soil cover with an impervious sheet on the establishment of tree seedlings in an arid environment

Abstract

Low precipitation and high evaporation rates hinder the establishment of tree seedlings in arid environments. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of covering different fractions (0, 30, 70 and 100%) of the wetted area surrounding seedlings of Acacia saligna (Labill.) H.L. Wendl. with a black polyethylene sheet on the seedlings development… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11056-010-9233-9

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