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TD031

Decomposition of Fine Woody Roots: a Time Series Approach, 1995 to 2006

  • PI: Mark E. Harmon
  • Originator: Mark E. Harmon
  • Other researchers: Hua Chen
  • Dates of data collection: Jun 1 1995 - Jun 1 2006
  • Data collection status: Study collection is completed and no new collection is planned
  • Data access: Online
  • Last update: Jun 28 2005 (Version 2)

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ABSTRACT:
We examined the effects of species, initial substrate quality, and site differences on woody root decomposition and its nitrogen dynamics in Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) dominated forests in Oregon, U.S.A. using a time series approach. Roots of fourteen species and five size classes were placed in the field to incubate and then collected at pre-planned intervals to determine mass loss and nitrogen content.
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