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Soil moisture increment as a controlling variable of the Birch effect . Interactions with the pre-wetting soil moisture and litter addition

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Lado Monserrat, L.; Lull Noguera, C.; Bautista Carrascosa, MI.; Lidón Cerezuela, AL.; Herrera Fernandez, R. (2014). Soil moisture increment as a controlling variable of the Birch effect . Interactions with the pre-wetting soil moisture and litter addition. Plant and Soil. 379(1-2):21-34. doi:10.1007/s11104-014-2037-5

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Title: Soil moisture increment as a controlling variable of the Birch effect . Interactions with the pre-wetting soil moisture and litter addition
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UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ingeniería Hidráulica y Medio Ambiente - Departament d'Enginyeria Hidràulica i Medi Ambient
Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Química - Departament de Química
Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto Universitario de Ingeniería del Agua y del Medio Ambiente - Institut Universitari d'Enginyeria de l'Aigua i Medi Ambient
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The Birch effect is a pulse in soil C and N mineralization caused by the wetting of dry soils, but the role of the soil moisture increment (Delta SWC) is still poorly understood. We quantified the relationship between Delta ...[+]
Subjects: Soil respiration , Nitrogen mineralization , Wetting intensity , Water pulses , Pinus halepensis , Substrate limitation
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Plant and Soil. (issn: 0032-079X )
DOI: 10.1007/s11104-014-2037-5
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Springer Verlag (Germany)
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-014-2037-5
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This work was supported by a fellowship from Generalitat Valenciana, Conselleria de Educacion, Formacion y Empleo awarded to L. Lado-Monserrat (BFPI/2008/041). Thanks are due to Antonio del Campo for help in data analyses ...[+]
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