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- Kukkola, Mikko, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Soil biology & biochemistry 2015 v.82 pp. 74-80
- Picea abies; Pinus sylvestris; acid phosphatase; beta-glucosidase; bioenergy; boreal forests; branches; enzyme activity; field experimentation; forest soils; humus; logging; microbial biomass; mineralization; proteinases; soil enzymes; soil respiration; soil sampling; trees; Finland
- ... Nowadays conventional stem-only harvest where logging residues are left on the site is often displaced by whole-tree harvest, in which logging residues are harvested for use as bioenergy. Logging residues consist of tree branches and tops of stems with needles. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of logging residue harvest on soil enzyme activities involved in C, N and P cycling, name ...