On the run for water – root growth of two phreatophytes in the Taklamakan Desert.

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Year Published: 2010
Month Published: DEC
Author: Vonlanthen, B. and Zhang, X. and Bruelheide, H.
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Desert phreatophytes require extremely fast root growth for a successful establishment We measured the speed of seedling root growth of two phreatophytic plant species, Alhagi sparsifolia and Karelinia caspia, which form dominant or codominant st

Pages: 1604-1615
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Volume: 74
Number: 12
Journal: JOURNAL OF ARID ENVIRONMENTS
Journal ISO: J. Arid. Environ.
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Publisher: ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
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ISSN: 0140-1963
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2010.07.004
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arid zones, biomass, field experimentation, field tests, germination, greenhouses, groundwater, growth, growth rate, irrigation, nutrients, plant development, root shoot ratio, rooting, rooting depth, roots, seedlings, seeds, shoots, valleys, water content

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