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- Ohtonen, Rauni; Munson, Alison; Brand, David
- Ecological applications 1992 v.2 no.4 pp. 363-375
- bacteria; bags; canopy; carbon; carbon nitrogen ratio; community structure; ecosystems; environmental factors; fungi; glass; herbicides; light intensity; microbial biomass; microbial communities; mineral soils; nutrient availability; organic horizons; plant communities; plant litter; planting; silvicultural practices; soil microorganisms; soil nutrients; soil temperature; trees; vegetation
- ... Five years after planting and initial treatment, we examined the response of a microbial community to three intensive silvicultural practices: soil surface modification (scarification), fertilization, and control of competing vegetation by herbicide. We correlated microbial response with changes in environmental conditions following treatment, including soil temperature and moisture, total and ava ...