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Croissance et assimilation nette foliaire de jeunes plants de dix arbres de la forêt guyanaise, cultivés à cinq niveaux d’éclairement (Growth and net foliar assimilation of juvenile plants of ten species from the Guyanese forest, cultivated under five lig

Literature: Journal Articles Available at NO COST Ressources en Français - French

Barigah, T.S. et al. 1998. Croissance et assimilation nette foliaire de jeunes plants de dix arbres de la forêt guyanaise, cultivés à cinq niveaux d’éclairement. Annals of Forest Science, vol. 55, no.6, pp. 681-706.

Contact Info

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Affiliations

  • Station de recherches forestières, Inra B.P. 709, 97 387 Kourou cedex, France
  • Laboratoire de recherches forestières méditerranéennes, Inra Avenue A. Vivaldi 84 000 Avignon, France

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http://www.afs-journal.org/articles/forest/abs/1998/06/AFS_0003-4312_1998_55_6_ART0004/AFS_0003-4312_1998_55_6_ART0004.html

Species Info

  • Bocoa prouacensis
  • Carapa guianensis
  • Carapa procera
  • Jacaranda copaia
  • Platonia insignis
  • Qualea rosea
  • Recordoxylon speciosum
  • Sterculia excelsa
  • Virola surinamensis
  • Vouacapoua americana

Description

This article is written in French

  • The authors conducted a study to assess growth under different light conditions (and shade tolerance) of ten species of tropical rainforest trees.
  • The authors found that juveniles of most species did best in 25-45% sun light conditions.
  • Finally, the authors found that growth across species was severely decreased at the lowest light levels.

Geographical Region

  • Coastal Atlantic South America
  • Ecosystems

  • Tropical Wet Forest
  • Country

  • Guyana
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