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A study was made in 1971-72 of leaf litter from 119 inventory plots, each of 0.025 ha, in Picea sitchensis plantations (8-42 years old) on gleyed soil...Read more
In agriculture, winter cover crop (WCC) residues are incorporated into the soil to improve soil quality, as gradual litter decomposition can improve f...Read more
To evaluate the potential effects of genetically engineered (transgenic) plants on soil ecosystems, litter bags containing leaves of non-engineered (p...Read more
Litter bags, containing aspen or aster leaf litter, were used to compare decomposition in burned and adjacent unburned areas in forests in northeaster...Read more
In continued work [see preceding abstract] the weight and nutrient status of litter from the four species were related to the size of the trees surrou...Read more
In studies on decomposition of 14C-labelled and unlabelled tall fescue, and of pure cellulose litter on non-vegetated and vegetated coal surface-mine ...Read more
Increasing evidence suggests that high biomass and litterfall do not necessarily bring about soil organic carbon (SOC) sinks, contrary to the assumpti...Read more
A 15 year-old Pinus radiata plantation near Sale, Victoria, Australia, was irrigated with waste-water for 3 years. A litter-fall of 400 g m-2 year-1 w...Read more
Decomposition of 14C-labelled and unlabelled fescue, and of pure cellulose litter in non-vegetated and vegetated coal surface mine spoils and on a tal...Read more
Recent research has addressed how transgenic residues from arable crops may influence adjacent waterways, aquatic consumers and important ecosystem pr...Read more