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Folia Geobotanica et Phytotaxonomica

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 113–129 | Cite as

Estimation of the above-ground biomass of the herb layer in forest communities

  • Ferdinand Kubíček
  • Anton Jurko
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Abstract

The paper deals with the estimation of maximum above-ground herb-layer biomass in selected forest communities of the Malé Karpaty Mts., (Lesser Carpathians) SW. Slovakia. Use was made of a combined method of indirect sampling and phytocenological relevés, and the following values were ascertained: 41 kg/ha in theLuzulo-Fagetum (276 kg/ha if mosses included), 691 kg/ha in theCarici pilosae-Carpinetum, 364 kg/ha in theDentario-Fagetum, 476 kg/ha in theAceri-Carpinetum, and 1364 kg/ha in theStellario-Alnetum. The results are discussed and compared with earlier data published in the literature.

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Sample Plot Forest Community Herb Layer Oxalis Folia GEOBOTANICA 
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© Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferdinand Kubíček
    • 1
  • Anton Jurko
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Experimental Biology and EcologySlovak Academy of SciencesBratislava

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