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tree substrate consisting of mineral recycling material

Project Leader
Florineth Florin, Project Leader
Duration:
01.10.2006-30.09.2008
Type of Research
Applied Research
Staff
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Soil Bioengineering and Landscape Construction
Funded by
Baustoff-Recycling-Verband , Karlsgasse 5, 1040 Wien, Austria
Abstract
The objective of this research project is the test of various mineral recycling materials for the suitability as a tree substrate.
The parameters of the investigation: load bearing capacity, water permeability, water absorption capacity of the recycling materials in the field test and the growth performance and vitality of the planted trees (Acer platanoides).
Keywords
soil science;
tree substrate; topsoil for trees; load bearing capacity; subsoil for trees; water permeability;
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