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- Eficiência de uso de boro no crescimento de clones de eucalipto em vasos
- Boron use efficiency on growth by Eucalyptus clones in pots
- Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
- Universidade de São Paulo (USP)
- Votorantim Celulose & Papel
- This paper evaluated the critical level, responsivity and boron use effciency on growth and the biomass production in six Eucalyptus grandis x Eucalyptus urophylla clones (Ca, Cb, Cc, Cd, Ce and Cf). An experiment was carried out in pots containing ground silicon, under greenhouse conditions using four boron rates per solution (0; 0.135; 0.27; 0.54 mg L -1 of B). The treatments were combined in a randomized block experimental design in a 4 × 6 factorial scheme with three replications. Plant height, stem diameter, dry matter production in the shoots of the plant and boron use effciency in the leaves, stem and total dry matter at the 8th month of age were evaluated. Due to boron fertilization, growth and shoot biomass were observed in the Eucalyptus plants after 240 days of being planted in pots. The increases in growth and biomass were 35 to 54% and 21 to 64%, respectively. The boron rates that promoted major growth of the plants were 0.33 to 0.44 mg L -1 of B and in this range the most effcient clone for dry matter production of leaves was Cf and the least effcient one to stem biomass production and the shoot biomass was Cd, no signifcant differences among other clones were observed. The critical level of boron in solution was 0.09 to 0.24 mg L -1 of B in the growth of the plants.
- Scientia Forestalis/Forest Sciences, n. 76, p. 21-33, 2007.
- Eucalyptus grandis x Eucalyptus urophylla
- Forest nutrition
- Biomass productions
- Critical levels
- Eucalyptus clones
- Greenhouse conditions
- Use efficiency
- Boron compounds
- Cerium compounds
- Renewable energy resources
- Acesso aberto
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