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Title

Effects on rainfall gradient on tree water consumption ans soil fertility on Quercus pyrenaica forests in the Sierra de Gata (Spain)

AuthorsMoreno, G.; Gallardo, Juan F. ; Ingelmo Sánchez, Florencio
KeywordsWater balance
Nutrient balance
Soil fertility
Rainfail gradient
Forest
Ecosystem
Issue Date1993
PublisherCSIC - Instituto de Ciencias de la Tierra Jaume Almera (ICTJA)
CitationActa Geológica Hispánica, v.28 (1993), nq-3, p. 119-129
AbstractCalculation of water consumption and nutrient fluxes were made for four Quercus pyrenaica forests along a rainfall gradient, located in the "Sierra de Gata" mountains (CW Spain), to obtain information about the evolution of fertility in long tems. It is concluded that the water content at the beginning of the active growth penod of the vegetation depends mainly of the soil characteristics; for that, there was a positive correlation between the annual evapotranspiration and the precipitation in the May-August penod, but not with annual precipitation. So, the greater abundance of rainfall in the wet season did not tend substantially to increase water consumption by the vegetation. On the other hand, there was a high correlation between the volume of annual rainwater and that of drained water; the excess of water in the soil produced on winter gives as result a nutnent leaching of the soil and a consequent los~of fertility. This was confirmed by the net balance of several bioelements, the CdA1 ratio and pH of the soil solution, and canopy leaching values.
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/6780
ISSN1695-6133
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