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Mixed plantations of Eucalyptus and leguminous trees enhance biomass production

Dean S. DeBell

Mixed plantations of Eucalyptus and leguminous trees enhance biomass production

by Dean S. DeBell

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eucalyptus -- Hawaii,
  • Legumes -- Hawaii,
  • Tree planting -- Hawaii

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDean S. DeBell, Craig D. Whitesell, Thomas H. Schubert.
    SeriesResearch paper PSW -- 175.
    ContributionsWhitesell, Craig D., Schubert, Thomas H., Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 6 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17832785M
    OCLC/WorldCa13057338

    Native leguminous trees with higher photosynthetic performance and better nutrient use efficiency exhibited greater growth and biomass production. Conclusion: The results suggest that an adequate balance between leguminous species selection and fertilization will aid in the success of forest restoration in by: 3. 3 Abstract Eucalyptus pellita is a commercially important plantation hardwood species for the humid tropics of north Queensland. This species is favoured by both small-scale growers for use in mixed species woodlots targeting low-volume high-value sawnAuthor: Mila Bristow.

    Production costs for biomass yields are estimated for three promising management regimes, representing pure Eucalyptus plantings at dense and wide spacings and a mixed species plantation where Albizia is used as a nurse crop to provide nitrogen needed for optimum Eucalyptus growth.}, doi = {}, journal = {}, number =, volume =, place = {United States}, year = {Sun Nov 01 EST . The very fast growing, nitrogen-fiixng tree Falcataria moluccana (formerly Albizia falcata, Paraserianthes falcataria) mixed in a proportion of or with Eucalyptus saligna or E. grandis in forestry plantations, at 2 metre x 2 metre spacing, resulted in significantly greater growth (Hawaii).

    This change was correlated with declining annual biomass production of leaves and branches and increasing production of stem and bark to age 4 y. Similarly, to build photosynthetic capacity, the growth of crown components resulted in the highest accumulation of nutrients to age 2 y in a clonal Eucalyptus plantation in : Maydra Alen Inail, Eko B. Hardiyanto, Daniel S. Mendham.   Acacia mangium, a fast-growing tree native to parts of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia, has been cultivated outside its native environment and introduced into humid tropical lowland regions of Asia, South America and Africa over the last few decades. It is a multipurpose tree used in agroforestry, forestry and for restoration of degraded lands. It is also highly invasive in many Cited by: 6.


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Mixed plantations of Eucalyptus and leguminous trees enhance biomass production by Dean S. DeBell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Managed biomass plantations along the Hamakua coast, island of Hawaii. The experimental design consisted ofthree treatments: (I) pure Eucalyptus, (2) Eucalyptus mixed with Acacia. and (3) II Eucalyptus mixed with Albizia.

Thetrees were plantedat2-m by 2-mspacing in Augustand treatments were repli­ cated threetimesonplots of haeach. Heightanddiameter.

In the Eucalyptus-legume mixture plots, Eucalyptus and either Acacia or Albizia were planted in alternate rows, thus providing a mix. Three-month-old container seedlings were planted at 2 m by 2 m spacing ( trees per ha) in August Individual seedlings were fertilized with g of.

Total biomass production was much greater in the mixed species plantations than in the pure Eucalyptus plantation. Citation: DeBell, Dean S.; Whitesell, Craig D.; Schubert, Thomas H.

Mixed plantations of Eucalyptus and leguminous trees enhance biomass production. Res. Pap. PSW-RP Mixed plantations of Eucalyptus and leguminous trees enhance biomass production Author: Dean S DeBell ; Craig D Whitesell ; Thomas H Schubert ; Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.).

Mixed plantations of Eucalyptus and leguminous trees enhance biomass production / Dean S. DeBell, Craig D. Whitesell, Thomas H. : Dean S. DeBell. Mixed Plantations of Eucalyptus and Leguminous Trees Enhance Biomass Production; Research Paper PSW Berkeley: Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, U.S.

Department of Agriculture. [6] Erskine, P. D., Lamb, D., & Bristow, M. Tree Species Diversity and Ecosystem Function: Can Tropical Multi-Species Plantations. Mixed plantations of Eucalyptus and N 2-fixing trees are ecologically beneficial because they stimulate organic matter cycling and increase carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) pools in the soil.

Mixed-species plantations of Eucalyptus with a nitrogen (N 2) fixing species have the potential to increase productivity while maintaining soil fertility, compared to Eucalyptus monocultures.

However, it is difficult to predict combinations of species and sites that will lead to these benefits. We review the processes and interactions occurring in mixed plantations, and the influence of Cited by: The mixed plantation of Eucalyptus intercropped with native species consumed less water than Eucalyptus monocultures, but reduced the hydraulic performance of fast-growing native trees and constrained their growth.

These findings have important implications for forest management and ecological restoration in the by: 7. Supplying biomass is a growing business, and rapid-growth eucalyptus in the Southern U.S.

could be a source of low-cost delivered biomass. the world is actively looking for ways to speed up the synergy in bioenergy from biomass. Research is being developed throughout the entire supply chain: growing. under its shade.

Plant height, yield, biomass and count decreased with distance to Eucalyptus trees. This was not the case for Croton macrostachyus. The yield reduction was in the range of to Furthermore, the undergrowth density of Eucalyptus was almost nil ( -1) as compared to that of coffee garden shade ( No File Size: KB.

Interspersing Eucalyptus plantations with other intensive land uses such as pine plantations would limit the ability of Eucalyptus to spread and establish.

Planting sterile genotypes or clones selected for low levels of seed production or even modified for sterility could reduce the risk of by: Please cite this article in press as: Zhang, C., Fu, S., Allelopathic effects of eucalyptus and the establishment of mixed stands of eucalyptus and native species.

Forest Ecol. Manage. Equation 1 can be used to describe woody biomass production (Mg ha − 1 year − 1) (minus C allocation to respiration and non-woody tissues, i.e., net primary productivity) in monoculture and mixed-species stands as a function of the supply (Mg resource ha − 1 year − 1), capture (proportion) and use of nutrients, light and water (Mg biomass Mg − 1 resource) (Binkley et al.

).Cited by: 76 R. Bras. Solo, Daniel Bini et al. MICROBIAL BIOMASS AND ACTIVITY IN LITTER DURING THE INITIAL DEVELOPMENT OF PURE AND MIXED PLANTATIONS OF Eucalyptus grandis AND Acacia mangium(1) Daniel Bini (2), Aline Fernandes Figueiredo (3), Mylenne Cacciolari Pinheiro da Silva (4), Rafael Leandro de Figueiredo Vasconcellos (5) & Elke Jurandy Bran Nogueira Cardoso (6).

Introduction. The contribution of tree plantations to world wood supplies has increased sharply over recent decades ().In the tropics, several fast-growing Eucalyptus species are widely planted, especially in Brazil where eucalypt plantations cover million ha ().They are mainly managed for pulpwood and charcoal production, and their high productivity (∼40 m 3 ha −1 year −1; ABRAF Cited by:   Forest plantations: mixing species to ensure better soil exploration by roots 05/ One way to intensify wood production while preserving the environment is to set up mixed plantations, combining species selected for the characteristics of their wood, and legume crops.

Biomass and nutrient accumulation in pure and mixed plantations of indigenous tree species grown on poor soils in the tree species in mixed and pure plantations in the humid neotropics.

- Forest Ecology and Management,   Malaysia is establishing large-scale plantations for reforestation and the production of wood for pulp and paper as well as for light construction.

The main species used currently is the exotic legume Acacia mangium. The above-ground biomass, litter production and litter accumulation in a four-year-old stand in Peninsular Malaysia were by:   Eucalyptus and Acacia are two tree genera that are commonly used in industrial plantations and as components of agroforestry systems in southeast Asia.

These fast-growing trees are mostly grown in monocultures. However, questions are now being raised about the long-term sustainability of their growth as well as their effects on site quality. Losses of N and P from the site through biomass Cited by:. For testing whether species richness increases below-ground biomass and production and thus complementarity between forest tree species in young stands, we determined fine root biomass and production of trees and ground vegetation in two experimental plantations representing gradients in tree species by: intercropped with E.

camaldulensis are leguminous, this could help reduce or eliminate some of the negative effects of Eucalyptus and improve soil fertility [].

Moreover, the same authors showed also that, in mixed plantations of Acacia mangium and Eucalyptus grandis in Brazil, Eucalyptus was subjected to strong competition in shallow horizons.

In eucalyptus plantations, the vertical below-ground and above-ground growth rates were in the same range, thus enabling trees to tap water stored in deep soil layers following clearcutting. The results also showed that eucalyptus trees responded positively to sodium inputs when soil potassium levels were very low.