Ectomycorrhizal colonization slows root decomposition: the post-mortem fungal legacy.

The amount of carbon plants allocate to mycorrhizal symbionts exceeds that emitted by human activity annually. Senescent ectomycorrhizal roots represent a large input of carbon into soils, but their fate remains unknown. Here, we present the surprising result that, despite much higher nitrogen conce...

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Main Authors: Langley, J., Chapman, Samantha., Hungate, Bruce.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 2006
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