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- Kayama, M.; Quoreshi, A. M.; Uemura, S.; Koike, T.
- Annals of botany 2005 v.95 no.4 pp. 661-672
- Picea glehnii, etc ; Picea jezoensis; Picea abies; forest trees; tree growth; seedling growth; serpentine soils; soil pollution; heavy metals; nickel; chromium; magnesium; phytotoxicity; plant nutrition; roots; symbiosis; mycorrhizal fungi; ectomycorrhizae; stems; conifer needles; dry matter accumulation; soil chemistry; Japan; Show all 23 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Serpentine soils are characterized by the presence of heavy metals (Ni and Cr) and excess Mg; these elements often suppress plant growth. Picea glehnii is nevertheless distributed widely on serpentine soils in northern Japan. Growth characteristics were compared among P. glehnii, Picea jezoensis (distributed in the same region) and Picea abies (planted for timber production), ...
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