Interaction of N supply and water relations in Eucalyptus globulus Labill
Krockenberger, I., White, D., Bell, R.W. and Dell, B. (2001) Interaction of N supply and water relations in Eucalyptus globulus Labill. In: Horst, W.J., Schenk, M.K., Bürkert, A., Claassen, N., Flessa, H., Frommer, W.B., Goldbach, H., Olfs, H-W, Römheld, V., Sattelmacher, B., Schmidhalter, U., Schubert, S., Wirén, N.V. and Wittenmayer, L., (eds.) Plant Nutrition, Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences Volume 92. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 398-399.
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Carbon assimilation, foliar N concentration and instantaneous transpiration efficiency were measured in 3.5 year old plantation Eucalyptus globulus in a N fertiliser trial in the lower south-west of Australia. N application increased foliar N and carbon assimilation. The efficiency of use of transpired water in assimilating carbon also increased with N addition. These results indicate improved performance at the leaf scale. However, the effect of enhanced canopy size on trees well-supplied with N growing in water limited environments needs to be assessed.
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|Murdoch Affiliation:||School of Environmental Science|
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