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- Xu, Yuqing; Li, Linghao; Wang, Qibing; Chen, Quansheng; Cheng, Weixin
- Plant and soil 2007 v.300 no.1-2 pp. 289-300
- normal distribution, etc ; ammonification; biogeochemical cycles; ecosystems; energy flow; field experimentation; grazing intensity; growing season; mineralization; nitrification; nitrogen; sheep; soil water; steppes; temperature; China; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Ungulate grazing is known to play a crucial role in regulating energy flow and nutrient cycling in grassland ecosystems. However, previous studies of the effect of grazing on soil N dynamics have showed controversial results. Some studies indicate that grazing stimulates N mineralization while others report that grazing suppresses N mineralization. In order to reconcile these contrasting results, ...