+ Translate
+ Most Popular
Investigations on the organic drift in North Swedish streams
Limitations of Using Microsoft Excel Version 2016 (MS Excel 2016) for Statistical Analysis for Medical Research
Phloem necrosis of coffee in Surinam
Anatomy of Mystus seenghala IV Nervous system
Integrated farming system for gardenland conditions of Coimbatore district - an over view
Tetrapleure (Tetrapleura tetraptera), an unknown African medicinal and spice plant
The origin and phylogenetic significance of the trochophoran larvae 2. evolutionary significance of the larvae of coelomate worms and mollusks
Comparison of rice bran and maize bran as feeds for growing and fattening pigs
Enterobacter amnigenus. An unusual human pathogen
Influence of Seriboost foliar application on leaf yield and leaf protein content in mulberry (Morus spp.), in relation to silkworm cocoon production
The identity of the lipstick mold of cultivated mushrooms agaricus bisporus
Advantages and disadvantages of bordeaux mixture and of lime-sulphur used on apples in the growing season
'Pan-sukh' disease of Rice in the Central Provinces
Geological age of the Ptilophyllum flora; a critical reassessment
Study of vitellogenesis in birds; physiological phases & role of folliculin in vitellogenesis
Evaluation of WCT coconut and Komadan coconut
Therapy for acne with saccharomyces boulardii
Evidence for Late Cretaceous N-S dextral shear in the west-central crystalline core, North Cascades, Washington
'Rajeshwari' - a high-yielding white seeded variety of sesame for Andhra Pradesh
Manufacture of Ricotta cheese from whey fortified with skim milk powder using different acidulants
Occurrence of Eutrichophilus mexicanus (Rudow, 1866) and Eutrichophilus lobatus (Ewing, 1936) (Phthiraptera: Trichodectidae) on Sphiggurus villosus (Cuvier, 1825) (Rodentia: Erethizontidae) in Rio de
Factors affecting fruitfulness in durian (Durio zibethinus Murr.). I. Flowering and pollination
Bronchial cuff pressure change caused by left-sided double-lumen endobronchial tube displacement
Some Biological Applications of Organometallic Compounds
The composition of pampas-grass (Cortaderia argentea.)

Nutritional relationships between pampas grass (Cortaderia spp.) and Pinus radiata

Nutritional relationships between pampas grass (Cortaderia spp.) and Pinus radiata

New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 22(1): 3-11

ISSN/ISBN: 0048-0134

The results are reported of greenhouse trials investigating (1) the response of pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana and C. jubata, introduced species) to (a) N fertilizer (ammonium nitrate at rates equivalent to 0, 50, 100, 150 or 200 kg N/ha) added to a coastal sand, and (b) P fertilizer (sodium dihydrogen phosphate at rates equivalent to 0, 50, 100, 150 or 200 kg N/ha) and/or ammonium nitrate added to a silty clay loam soil, and (2) the effect of decomposing pampas plant residues (resulting from herbicide (glyphosate) treatment) on growth of pot-grown Pinus radiata seedlings. Addition of fertilizers increased growth of pampas. The response of pampas to addition of P was greatest when N was also added. Pampas residues resulting from herbicide treatment reduced growth of P. radiata seedlings. The results of 2 field trials in New Zealand are also reported. In the first field trial, volunteer pampas seedlings were measured in a 1-yr-old P. radiata plantation on a clay soil in the Maramarua Forest. Superphosphate (170 g) was applied by hand to the base of each seedling after planting and three months later the whole area was broadcast sown with the legume Lotus uliginosus (2 kg seed plus 10 kg serpentine superphosphate/ha). Increased pampas growth was associated with the addition of superphosphate. The second field trial was established in 1983 in a 12-yr-old second rotation stand growing on coastal sand in the Waiuku Forest. Factorial combinations of 2 levels of N treatment (0 or 200 kg N/ha as broadcast calcium ammonium nitrate) and 2 levels of pampas control (no control or application of glyphosate in June and November in 1983 and 1984) were applied to 0.09 ha plots. Basal area of P. radiata was measured in 1983, 1985, 1986 and 1987. The basal area of plots treated with glyphosate and N fertilizer together was greater than in the other plots. The results suggested that fertilizer N immobilised by decomposing pampas residues was released gradually and utilized by P. radiata for up to 4 years after treatment. Where pampas growth is uncontrolled, a large proportion of the fertilizer intended to promote P. radiata growth may never reach the trees.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 002445779

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

Related references

Growth of pampas grass cortaderia spp in new zealand pinus radiata forests. New Zealand Journal of Forestry Science 20(2): 176-183, 1990

The nutritive value of pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana). N.Z. J. Sci. Technol. (A) 32(5): 21-34, 1950

The composition of pampas-grass (Cortaderia argentea.). N.Z. J. Sci. Technol 17: 528-530, 1935

Pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana) as fodder. Recent investigations. N.Z.J. Agric 52: 267-75, 1936

Regeneration of pampas grass cortaderia selloana from immature inflorescences. Hortscience 23(3 SECT 2): 759, 1988

Change in name and status of a pampas grass (Cortaderia, Poaceae: Arundinoideae) from Bolivia. Novon 6(1): 72-77, 1996

Fertilizer, cultivation and grassing trials with pampas grass. (Cortaderia selloana.). N.Z. J.Sci Tech 37: 55-61, 1955

Factors affecting the survival of pampas grass, Cortaderia selloana in the landscape. Research report P: (791) 12-13, 1979

Effect of frequency and times of cutting on two commercial strains of Pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana). N.Z. J. Sci. Technol. A 38(3): 332-41. bibl. 2, 1956

Effect of plant age and adjuvant on the foliar penetration and translocation of glyphosate in pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana). Adjuvants for agrichemicals: 405-409, 1992

Pampas grass (Cortaderia Selloana (Schult) Aschers and Graben) : a new supplementary fodder for ruminants in New Zealand. Empire J. Exp. Agric 4: 332-342, 1936

The suitability of some chemical preparations for rooting pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana Aschers. et Graebn.) cuttings. Roczniki Akademii Rolniczej w Poznaniu, Ogrodnictwo 217(18): 85-91, 1990

Leaf and culm silicification of Pampas grass (Cortaderia selloana) developed on different soils from Pampean region, Argentina. Australian Journal of Botany 65(1): 1-10, 2017

Some agrotechnical problems in the cultivation of pampas grass, Cortaderia selloana Aschers. et Graebn. syn. Gynerium argenteum Nees. Roczniki Akademii Rolniczej w Poznaniu, Ogrodnictwo 189(15): 61-69, 1988

Isolation, characterization, and evaluation of microsatellite loci for cultivar identification in the ornamental pampas grass Cortaderia selloana. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science 131(4): 499-505, 2006