Effect of thinning, pruning and nitrogen fertiliser application on transpiration, photosynthesis and water-use efficiency in a young Eucalyptus nitens plantation
David I Forrester, John J Collopy, Christopher L Beadle, Charles R Warren, Thomas G Baker
Forest Ecology and Management | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2012
This study was financially supported by the Cooperative Research Centre for Forestry and the Victorian Department of Primary Industries. Hancock Victorian Plantations Pty. Ltd. provided the site and the established plantation. G. Szegedy, B. Smith, S. Lavell, L. Volkova and C. Sherwin assisted with laboratory and field work. Thank you also to S. Roberts, who provided valuable advice and software for using the CR1000s. D. Whitehead provided useful advice when designing the experiment and we are also grateful to R. Edwards, J. Medhurst, A. O'Grady, A. Eyles, D. Drew and two anonymous reviewers who provided useful comments that improved the manuscript.