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- BING, Haijian, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Pedosphere 2017
- air drying; annuals; forest types; fractionation; microbial biomass; organic horizons; phosphorus; soil organic matter; solubility; China
- ... Hedley-labile phosphorus (P) pools of soils tend to be several times larger than annual forest requirements, even in highly weathered soils featured by P limitation. We assume that the discrepancy between plant and soil P status is partly attributable to the frequently adopted air-drying pretreatment that tends to increase soil P solubility. In this study, the effects of air-drying on the distribu ...