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- Cleveland, Cory C.; Townsend, Alan R.; Schmidt, Steven K.; Constance, Briana C.
- Ecological applications 2003 v.13 no.2 pp. 314-326
- Mollisols, etc ; Oxisols; biogeochemical cycles; carbon; cattle; community structure; forest ecosystems; land use change; microbial biomass; microbial communities; nitrogen; pastures; phosphorus; seasonal variation; soil microorganisms; tropical rain forests; Costa Rica; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Tropical rain forest ecosystems are currently undergoing unprecedented rates of land conversion and land use change. Recent research suggests these activities profoundly influence nutrient cycling, but the principal mechanisms driving variation in nutrient status following land conversion are still not well understood. In this study, we used soils of varying fertility (oxisols and mollisols) in Co ...