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- Fuentes-Ramirez, Andres; Barrientos, Marcia; Almonacid, Leonardo; Arriagada-Escamilla, Cesar; Salas-Eljatib, Christian
- Applied soil ecology 2018 v.131 pp. 99-106
- Araucaria araucana, etc ; Nothofagus pumilio; applied research; bacteria; canopy; forest ecosystems; forests; fungi; mineralization; nitrogen; nitrogen content; nutrient availability; nutrient content; nutrients; organic matter; phosphorus; potassium; soil microorganisms; soil nutrients; soil temperature; species richness; trees; wildfires; Chile; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... Soil contains a wide variety of microorganisms that are responsible for fundamental ecological processes. However, increased frequency and severity of fires reduce microbial diversity and alter soil nutrient availability, affecting vegetation recovery. By using a large-scale wildfire that burned endangered Araucaria araucana forests in south-central Chile (38°S), we assessed the short-term post-fi ...