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Modelling the effects of harvest residue management on soil nitrogen supply in short rotation eucalyptus plantations in Southwestern Australia

Corbeels, M.; McMurtrie, R.E.; O' Connell, A.M.

EFI Proceedings 41: 71-80

2001


Accession: 003849789

An updated version of G'DAY (Generic Decomposition and Yield model) with a revised decomposition model is presented. The model is parameterized to simulate C and N dynamics of Eucalyptus globulus stands. Data from litterbag studies on decomposition of eucalypt slash residues are used to calibrate the decomposition model. The whole system model is tested against data on tree growth and N mineralization of a first-rotation E. globulus stand in southwestern Australia.

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