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- Weigelt, Alexandra, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Biogeochemistry 2016 v.131 no.3 pp. 339-353
- ammonium; arable soils; dissolved organic nitrogen; grasses; grasslands; herbs; leaching; legumes; mineralization; nitrates; nitrogen; soil microorganisms; soil solution; species diversity; Germany
- ... Higher plant diversity reduces nitrate leaching by complementary resource use, while its relation to leaching of other N species is unclear. We determined the effects of plant species richness, functional group richness, and the presence of specific functional groups on ammonium, dissolved organic N (DON), and total dissolved N (TDN) leaching from grassland in the first 4 years after conversion fr ...