Germination and Seedling Development

  • Toril Drabløs Eldhuset
  • Olav Teigen
  • Kristian Bjor
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 104)


Parallel to the long-term studies, greenhouse experiments were done to elucidate the connection between soil acidification and germination/ seedling development of the most common Norwegian forest tree species. Preliminary results that showed that the aluminum concentration increased in seedlings when soil pH decreased (Teigen, unpublished), initiated greenhouse and growth chamber experiments on the effects of Al on seedling growth.


Picea Abies Seedling Development Simulated Acid Rain Forestry Commission Acid Forest Soil 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Toril Drabløs Eldhuset
    • 1
  • Olav Teigen
    • 2
  • Kristian Bjor
    • 3
  1. 1.Norwegian Forest Research InstituteÅsNorway
  2. 2.Vestfold Agricultural SchoolMelsomvikNorway
  3. 3.Norwegian Forest Research InstituteÅsNorway

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