Folia Geobotanica et Phytotaxonomica

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 83–87 | Cite as

Distribution ofUrtica dioica L. andRubus fruticosus L. (+agg.) in relation to edaphic factors in cultivated poplar woods

  • Jan Rijmenams
Brief Communications


Urtica dioica L. andRubus fruticosus L. (+agg.) are widely distributed in Belgian cultivated poplar woods. Using adjusted standardized residuals as an objective measure of preference of a species for ecoparameters, it seems possible to describe the distribution betweenUrtica andRubus as coincidental as regards ecological considerations. Both plant species behave obviously as antagonists.

Key words

Acidity Adjusted standardized residual Calcium Inorganic phosphates Magnesium Organic-matter Populus Potassium Rubus Urtica 


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© Institute of Botany, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan Rijmenams
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  1. 1.Laboratorium voor Beschrijvende Plantkunde, Carnoy-InstituutKatholieke Universiteit te LeuvenHeverleeBelgium

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