Mineral Content of Tundra and Forest Tundra Plants in Fennoscandia

  • F. E. Wielgolaski
  • S. Kjelvik
  • P. Kallio
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 16)

Abstract

The mineral composition of plant material has been studied in the Finnish and Norwegian IBP tundra projects (Sonesson et al., 1975). Some mineral analyses of tundra plants in USSR were given previously by Rodin and Bazilevich (1967), in subarctic Finland by Isotalo (1971), in Norway by Wielgolaski and Kjelvik (1973a) and Kjelvik and Wielgolaski (1974), in arctic Canada by Muc (1973) and Pakarinen and Vitt (1973), and in sub-arctic Canada by Scotter (1972). Generally, however, less is known of the mineral content of tundra plants than of agricultural plants (Lipman and Conybeare, 1936; Homb, 1952, and several more recent publications) and forest plants (Duvigneaud and Denayerde Smet, 1970; Cole et al, 1968; Rodin and Bazilevich, 1967).

Keywords

Biomass Sugar Phosphorus Magnesium Beach 

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  • F. E. Wielgolaski
  • S. Kjelvik
  • P. Kallio

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