Variation in nutrient content of forest trees is discussed using the
data from literature plus data collected by the authors. Sections are
included on sampling and methods of expression of nutrient content. The
emphasis is on possible causes of variation, which involves nutrient
variation between years, within the year, and...
Research activities in the post-IBP phase of the Biome program prior to July 1975 were reported in Internal Report 162. Summaries of research and synthesis activities from July 1975 to August 1976 are presented here. The reports are arranged in the following order: Analysis of individual terrestrial ecosystems, which has...
This report describes decomposition studies conducted in the H. J. Andrews
Forest, Oregon in 1973. Changes in weight loss and nutrient content of
leaves, cones, branches, and bark of Douglas-fir and leaves of big-leaf
maple, vine maple, Rhododendron, red alder, sword fern Oregon oak, and
Chinkapin were recorded in a...