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- Hicks, Lettice C.; Rahman, Md Masudur; Carnol, Monique; Verheyen, Kris; Rousk, Johannes
- Soil biology & biochemistry 2018 v.124 pp. 227-235
- bacteria; carbon; climate change; community structure; drought; fungi; microbial biomass; microbial communities; microbial growth; plantations; planting; soil; soil microorganisms; trees; water content; water holding capacity; water stress; Central European region
- ... Drought events are expected to increase as a consequence of climate change, with the potential to influence both plant and soil microbial communities. Mixed planting may be an option to mitigate drought stress to plants, however, the extent to which mixed planting mitigates the indirect effect of drought (reduced plant-derived carbon input) on soil microorganisms remains unknown. Using soils from ...