Priming depletes soil carbon and releases nitrogen in a scrub-oak ecosystem exposed to elevated CO2.

Elevated atmospheric CO2 tends to stimulate plant productivity, which could either stimulate or suppress the processing of soil carbon, thereby feeding back to atmospheric CO2 concentrations. We employed an acid-hydrolysis-incubation method and a net nitrogen-mineralization assay to assess stability...

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Main Authors: Langley, J., McKinley, Duncan., Wolf, Amelia., Hungate, Bruce., Drake, Bert., Megonigal, J.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 2008
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