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- Wang, Autumn S.; Hu, Ping; Hollister, Emily B.; Rothlisberger, Katie L.; Somenahally, Anil; Provin, Tony L.; Hons, Frank M.; Gentry, Terry J.
- Applied and environmental soil science 2012 v.2012 no.351609
- mineralization; land application; soil organic carbon; community structure; microbial communities; nitrogen; Linum usitatissimum; mustard meal; soil; Brassica juncea; biofuels; Sorghum bicolor subsp. drummondii; soil ecosystems; application rate; flax; nitrates; fungi
- ... There is a critical need to investigate how land application of dedicated biofuel oilseed meals affects soil ecosystems. In this study, mustard (Brassica juncea) and flax (Linum usitatissimum) seed meals and sorghum-sudangrass (Sorghum bicolor) were added to soil at levels of 0, 1, 2.5, and 5% (w/w). Both the type of amendment and application rate affected soil organic C, total C & N, and C & N mi ...