edaphic factor

edaphic factor

any characteristic of the environment resulting from the physical, chemical or biotic components of the soil.
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The edaphic factor, related to poor soils is also of great importance.
It has long been recognized that besides climate, the edaphic factor chiefly drives the geographic distribution of plant species (Good, 1931).
Canonical Correspondence Analysis (CCA) was employed to correlate species diversity and edaphic factors, soil organic matter and zinc content was found to be most overruling edaphic factor in the distribution patterns of herbage.
Edaphic factors and distribution of vegetation in the Cholistan desert, Pakistan.
Some of the variations in nutrient profiles of the plant species can be attributed to the fact that the phytochemical and micronutrient profiles of plant species are known to vary with species, agro-climate, edaphic factors, genetic conditions, farming practices, age of plants at harvest, stage of ripeness and plant moisture content among others [30].
The consistency indicated earlier is apparent in the predominant role played by edaphic factors with respect to climate-related factors in explaining the distribution of the study communities.
In Pindo palms associated with restinga vegetation, where limitations in fruit yield resulted from edaphic factors inherent to the habitat, a more conservative and restrictive management strategy needs to be adopted.
The rhizosphere effect depends on various factors like the nature and amount of root exudates, edaphic factors (soil type and Fertility), and on climatic factors (temperature, rainfall and moisture availability) (24).
greatly influenced by several environmental and edaphic factors.
and Rangpur lime must be made with caution because in addition to virtues in relation to tolerance to pathogens, new genotypes should be adapted to adverse environmental conditions such as higher air temperature and soils with low water availability, and also tolerate changes in edaphic factors connected to the chemical and physical soil properties, and ultimately, with increased production and fruit quality.