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- Germon, J.C., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Environmental microbiology 2008 v.10 no.11 pp. 3082-3092
- amino acids; carbon; corn; denitrification; genetic markers; greenhouse gas emissions; nitrate reductase; nitrate reduction; nitrates; organic acids and salts; rhizosphere; root exudates; soil; sugars
- ... To determine to which extent root-derived carbon contributes to the effects of plants on nitrate reducers and denitrifiers, four solutions containing different proportions of sugar, organic acids and amino acids mimicking maize root exudates were added daily to soil microcosms at a concentration of 150 μg C g⁻¹ of soil. Water-amended soils were used as controls. After 1 month, the size and structu ...