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- Schefe, C.R., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Soil biology & biochemistry 2015 v.81 pp. 58-66
- ammonium compounds; belowground biomass; biogeochemical cycles; carbon; climate; community structure; composts; drying; ecosystem services; farming systems; grassland soils; grasslands; livestock; microbial biomass; nitrates; nitrogen; nitrogen content; nutrients; rain; soil ecosystems; soil microorganisms; soil properties; soil water; stable isotopes; water holding capacity; Australia
- ... Grassland ecosystems in south-eastern Australia are important for dairy and livestock farming. Their productivity relies heavily on water availability, as well as the ecosystem services provided by soil microbial communities including carbon and nutrient cycling. Management practices such as compost application are being encouraged as a means to improve both soil water holding capacity and fertili ...