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- Mostafa, Kamal Mohammad, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Chemistry in ecology 2013 v.29 no.6 pp. 540-553
- analytical methods; carbon; carbon cycle; forest ecosystems; humus; lignin; nitrogen; plant litter; researchers; vegetation
- ... Lignin is a major component of plant litter. In this review, we found lignin comprises a complex class of organic compounds whose concentration differs greatly both between and within plant species. There are many analytical methods for detecting the composition and structure of lignins. As lignins are enormously complex compounds, chemical assay is difficult and different methods vary with the re ...