Seasonal drought and dry-season irrigation influence leaf-litter nutrients and soil enzymes in a moist, lowland forest in Panama.

Climatic conditions should not hinder nutrient release from decomposing leaf-litter (mineralization) in the humid tropics, even though many tropical forests experience drought lasting from several weeks to months. We used a dry-season irrigation experiment to examine the effect of seasonal drought o...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Yavitt, Joseph., Wright, Joseph., Wieder, R Kelman.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language:English
Published: 2004
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:179369