Manganese in beech leaves from the Upper Bavarian Tertiary Uplands sampling site and the Biosphere Reserve/National Park Berchtesgaden
Higher manganese levels in beech leaves from Scheyern
Manganese concentrations in soils can differ considerably between different soil types. Furthermore, anthropogenic activities may lead to enhanced environmental concentrations.
Manganese levels in beech leaves from the Bavarian Tertiary Uplands sampling site Scheyern are significantly higher compared to beech leaves from the BR/NP Berchtesgaden sampling site Gries oberhalb Schloss. This is most likely due to natural differences in the respective soils.
Updated at: 2019-11-15
As the most dominant deciduous tree species in Central Europe, it plays a significant role in most nearly natural and also anthropogenically influenced forest ecosystems up to an altitude of 1100 m.
Naturally occurring transition metal