Research Progress

How Does Harvest Intensity Affect the Sustainable Utilization of Non-timber Forest Products?

Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) are very important for local forest dwellers to increase their income. The growing demand for NTFPs resources with high economic value may lead to disorderly util...

How Do Microbial Communities Adapt to Soil Acidification?

Temperate grasslands in northern China have experienced extreme soil acidification in last 30 years due to increasing acid deposition and unsustainable management. Long-term soil acidification may ...

No-till Farming Should Accompany Crop Residue Mulching For Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency

Maize stover have been widely proposed as essential renewable biofuels for clean energy. However, removing crop residue for bioenergy feedstocks may adversely offset the benefits of crop residue mu...

Researchers Reveal the Responses of Grassland Functions to Drought Event

In our country, grasslands is one of important ecosystem and is an important ecological barrier, and green animal husbandry production base. The ecosystem plays an important role in maintaining nat...

Microbial Sieving Effects on Vertical Differentiation of Nutrient Availability along Forest Succe...

Along forest succession stages, soil nutrient status always presents vertical stratification along soil horizons. However, the mechanism underlying such soil depth-dependence is still a universally...