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- Ewing, HollyA.; Tuininga, AmyR.; Groffman, PeterM.; Weathers, KathleenC.; Fahey, TimothyJ.; Fisk, MelanyC.; Bohlen, PatrickJ.; Suarez, Esteban
- Ecosystems 2015 v.18 no.2 pp. 328-342
- hardwood forests, etc ; bromides; community structure; earthworms; ecosystems; forest litter; hydrology; invasive species; microbial biomass; mineral soils; nitrogen; seedlings; soil horizons; spring; trees; understory; New York; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Invasive exotic earthworms are significantly influencing understory community composition, soil, and ecosystem processes in northern hardwood forests in North America, but their effect on the retention of nitrogen (N) has been inconclusive. We examined this in two northern hardwood forest sites in New York state, USA through a tracer study. In both spring and fall, we added tracer amounts of ¹⁵N a ...