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Microbial community composition and function beneath temperate trees exposed to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozoneAuthor(s): Rebecca L. Phillips; Donald R. Zak; William E. Holmes; David C. White
Source: Oecologia. 131: 236-244.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionWe hypothesized that changes in plant growth resulting from atmospheric CO2 and O3 enrichment would alter the flow of C through soil food webs and that this effect would vary with tree species. To test this idea, we traced the course of C through the soil microbial community using soils from the free-air CO2 and O3 enrichment site in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
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CitationPhillips, Rebecca L.; Zak, Donald R.; Holmes, William E.; White, David C. 2002. Microbial community composition and function beneath temperate trees exposed to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone. Oecologia. 131: 236-244.
Keywordssoil microorganisms, carbon-13-phospholipid fatty acid analysis, elevated carbon dioxide, elevated ozone, soil carbon cycling
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