Controls over growth and nutrient use by taiga forest trees
Document Type: Book Chapter
Author(s): F. Stuart Chapin III
Editor(s): Keith Van Cleve; F. Stuart Chapin III; Patrick W. Flanagan; Leslie A. Viereck; C. Theodore Dyrness
Publication Year: 1986

Cataloging Information

  • boreal
  • forest growth
  • nutrients
  • taiga
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Record Last Modified: April 13, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 1447


The objective of this chapter is to evaluate the impact of various environmental factors and inherent growth potential to explain patterns of nutrient use and production of Alaskan taiga forest trees.

Online Link(s):
Chapin III, F. Stuart. 1986. Controls over growth and nutrient use by taiga forest trees. Pages 96-111 In: Van Cleve, Keith; Chapin III, F. Stuart; Flanagan, P.W.; Viereck, Leslie A.; Dyrness, C. Theodore (Ed.). Forest Ecosystems in the Alaskan Taiga: A synthesis of structure and function. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.