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- LeBauer, David S.
- Canadian journal of forest research = 2010 v.40 no.6 pp. 1076-1085
- decay fungi, etc ; species diversity; forest litter; degradation; enzyme activity; beta-glucosidase; carbon dioxide; correlation; Show all 8 Subjects
- ... Declining biodiversity is a critical component of global change owing to its influence on ecosystem functioning. Decomposition rate frequently increases with fungal species number, but the responses of extracellular enzymes to fungal species number have not been tested. To test the effect of biodiversity on decomposition and enzyme activities, quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) litter was ...