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- Huang, Qiwei, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Geoderma 2018 v.315 pp. 178-187
- Firmicutes; alkanes; alkenes; alpha-Proteobacteria; beta-Proteobacteria; crop residue management; gamma-Proteobacteria; gas chromatography-mass spectrometry; gel electrophoresis; phenols; plant residues; soil; soil bacteria; soil-borne diseases; stable isotopes; volatile organic compounds; watermelons
- ... In continuously cropped fields, residues from decomposing watermelon plants are a primary source of autotoxins, which can inhibit watermelon growth and facilitate invasion of soil-borne pathogens. The composition of the autotoxins produced and the primary microbial decomposers remain unknown. Therefore, a microcosm experiment was conducted to identify the produced volatile organic compounds (VOCs, ...