Archive for July, 2014:

Climate and soil interactions affect the future of cork oak

Climate change generates uncertainty about the sustainability of forests and their ecosystem services. A research team in the IRNAS, with the collaboration of Michigan University, has studied the changes in abundance of cork oak (Quercus suber) in south Spain during a 10 year period, using data from the 2nd and 3rd ...

Nutrients and microbial biomass in forest soils

Soil microorganisms have a crucial role in soil nutrient availability and plant growth. Soil nutrients and microbial C, N and P pools have been studied in forests from three contrasted sites in South Spain: Sierra Nevada Park (Granada), Alcornocales Park (Cádiz) and Cardeña Park (Córdoba). The largest pool of microbial ...

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Comparative analysis and synthesis of the patterns of regeneration, decline and distribution of Quercus species
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Proyecto de investigación de excelencia. Consejería de Innovación, Ciencia y Empresa
15 marzo 2011 – 14 marzo 2014