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Antonyms for calcifugous

growing or living in acid soil


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Tyler G, Strom L (1995) Differing organic-acid exudation pattern explain calcifuge and acidifuge behavior of plants.
Strom L, Olsson T, Tyler G (1994) Differences between calcifuge and acidifuge plants in root exudation of low-molecular organic acids.
Tea is a calcifuge, preferring low pH and low Ca saturated soils and this may explain the lower tea yield with CAN.
Additionally, the Ca in CA[([NO.sub.3]).sub.2] may have also reduced N assimilation as tea is a calcifuge which does not perform well in soils high in Ca.
Mycorrhizae are clearly important in calcifuges like the Ericaceae s.1.