SILVICULTURE EVALUATION OF Melia azedarach L. IN RELATION TO FRUIT SIZE

Juarez Martins Hoppe Paulo Ernato Schneider Jaime Sandro Dellago About the authors

ABSTRACT

The objective of the present study was to analyze the field silvicultural behavior of Melia azedarach L. seedlings, planted at open root condition derived from small, medium and big-sized fruits. The results show a difference in the growth of plants according to the size of fruits. It is recommended, for the purpose of reforestation, to seed only the big-sized fruits.

Keywords:
Melia azedarach; silviculture; growth

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