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- Lü, Xiao-Tao, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Forests 2019 v.10 no.4
- Parashorea; belowground biomass; branches; carbon; carbon cycle; mycorrhizal fungi; nitrogen; nitrogen content; organic matter; phosphorus; roots; soil; trees; tropical rain forests; tropics; vesicular arbuscular mycorrhizae; China
- ... Plants produce above- and below-ground biomass. However, our understanding of both production and decomposition of below-ground biomass is poor, largely because of the difficulties of accessing roots. Below-ground organic matter decomposition studies are scant and especially rare in the tropics. In this study, we used a litter bag experiment to quantify the mass loss and nutrient dynamics of decom ...