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- Williams, Ryan J.; Hallgren, Stephen W.; Wilson, Gail W.T.; Palmer, Michael W.
- Applied soil ecology 2013 v.65 pp. 23-30
- Juniperus virginiana, etc ; Quercus; carbon; deciduous forests; ecosystems; fatty acids; fire suppression; forest litter; lignin; mixed stands; montane forests; mycorrhizal fungi; nitrogen; pH; soil nutrients; soil organic matter; symbionts; vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizae; Oklahoma; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Upland oak forests in the ecotone between the eastern deciduous forest and the southern Great Plains are threatened by encroachment of eastern redcedar (Juniperus virginiana) due to fire suppression. The rapid rate of encroachment caused concern about concomitant alterations of site characteristics including nutrient cycling and the soil microbial communities (SMC) that could lead to positive feed ...