The nitrogen mineralization and productivity of some plant communities in the Uludag alpine region, Bursa-Turkey Uludag (Bursa) alpin bolgesi bazi bitki topluluklarinda mineral azot olusumu ve yillik verim

Guleryuz G., Gokceoglu M.

Turkish Journal of Botany, vol.18, no.2, pp.65-72, 1994 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Journal Name: Turkish Journal of Botany
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-72
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Highest productivity was found in Festuca (25.61 kg/ha) which is a typical alpine community, the lowest amount in Nardus (12.91 kg/ha) which is located in a subalpine region. The value for Juniperus, the other community of the subalpine region, was 25.09 kg/ha. Nitrification in Festuca was markedly higher than the other communities. Nitrogen mineralization, especially in the Nardus community, appeared to be inhibited due to an excess amount of soil humidity. -from English summary