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Woodland response to elevated CO2 in free air carbon dioxide enrichment: does phosphorus limit the sink for Carbon? [ 2011-01-01 - 2015-06-30 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP110105102]

Researchers: David Tissue (Chief Investigator) ,  Prof David Ellsworth (Chief Investigator) ,  Prof Dr Fernando Valladares (Partner Investigator)

Brief description Woodland response to elevated CO2 in free air carbon dioxide enrichment: does phosphorus limit the sink for Carbon? This project will determine if growth of Australian woodland trees is limited by phosphorus, and if that limitation means the woodland carbon sink is constrained from responding to rising atmospheric CO2. Assessing the CO2 sink capacity of native eucalypt woodland is central to meeting Australia's domestic and international carbon accounting commitments.

Funding Amount $300,000

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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