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Leaf Litter Decomposition of Indigenous Tree Plantations at Thong Pha Phum Plantation, Kanchanaburi Province

Leaf litter decomposition of indigenous tree plantations was carried out at Thong Pha Phum plantation, Kanchanaburi province. Four tree species were used in the experiment, i.e., Tectona grandis Linn. f., Xylia xylocarpa Taub var. kerrii Nielson, Hopea odorata Roxb. and Dipterocarpus alatus Roxb. ex G. Don. The objectives were to study the rates and nutrient releases of four indigenous tree ... Read More »

Leaf Litter Decomposition in Exotic Tree Plantations at Doi Angkhang, Chiang Mai Province

Leaf litter decomposition rates in exotic tree plantations at Doi Angkhang, Chiang Mai Province were studied in Acacia confusa, Fraxinus griffithii, Liquidambar formosana, Cinnamomum camphora and Cunninghamia lanceolata. The study was started from November 2004 to October 2005. This was achieved by placing litter in nylon screen bags close to the soil surface, samples were collected every month to determine ... Read More »