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Drought damage in a Tasmanian forest on limestone.

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Duncan, F and Kiernan, K 1989 , 'Drought damage in a Tasmanian forest on limestone.' , Helictite, vol. 27, no. 2 , pp. 83-86 .

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Abstract

Widespread but patchily distributed drought death of forest trees occurred in
early 1988 on a limestone ridge at Mole Creek in Tasmania. A close juxtaposition
of damaged and undamaged vegetation probably reflects differences in the speed of
soil moisture decline down the length of individual soil-filled solution tubes in
which the trees are rooted. Possible palaeoecological, geomorphological and
silvicultural implications are briefly reviewed.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Duncan, F and Kiernan, K
Journal or Publication Title: Helictite
ISSN: 0017-9973
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