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Organic carbon dynamics in grassland soils. 1. Background information and computer simulation
Contributor:Paul, E. A.; Van Veen, J. A.
The decomposition rates of 14C-labelled plant residues in different parts of the world were characterized and mathematically simulated. The easily decomposable materials, cellulose and hemicellulose, were described as being ...
Nutrient and energy flows through soil microbial biomass
Contributor:Paul, Eldor A.; Voroney, R. P.
The recognition and recent studies of the role of living organisms (biomass) in carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus flows in nature have stressed the role of the microorganisms as sources and sinks for nutrients, in addition ...