Work-flow to establish a conceptual model of soil-plant relationships in salt marshes: a case study in SE Spain

Maria Nazaret González-Alcaraz

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12775/v10090-011-0018-3

Abstract


In this study we describe the steps followed to elaborate a conceptual model of soil-plant relationships in a salt marsh: 1) identify vegetation distribution; 2) obtain soil data; 3) study the characteristics of the salinity; 4) analyze the relationships among soil factors; 5) understand soil-plant relationships; 6) elaborate the conceptual model.

Keywords


plant zonation; soil-plant relationships; environmental gradients

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