Research Progress

The Effects of N Addition on the Carbon Composition of Terrestrial Ecosystem

Results showed that plant lignin ( + 7.13% ) , plant protein ( + 25.94% ) , and soil lignin ( + 7.30% ) were significantly increased by N addition , and plant hemicellulose ( ? 4.39% ) was signifi...

Stronger Diversity Effect on Productivity Was Found in Later Successional Stage of Temperate Mixe...

As biodiversity of species is rapidly declining worldwide under human disturbance , the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning ( BEF ) and their underlying mechanisms have beco...

The transformation and renewal of soil amino acids induced by the availability of extraneous C and N

Amino-acids are important component of soil organic matter .Understanding the kinetics of amino acid transformation and renewal is helpful to deepen our knowledge on the stabilization and decomposi...

Nitrogen Excavation by Soil Microbes Mediate the relations of N Addition and Litter Decomposition

Nitrogen addition is known significantly affects litter decomposition of terrestrial ecosystem .The effect of litter quality on litter decomposition and N availability is also poorly understood .In...

Available C and N Affect the Utilization of Organic N by Soil Microorganisms

Nitrogen is an essential element for growth and development of plants and microorganisms .May be taken up directly as intact molecules or de-aminated extra-cellularly followed by the uptake of ammo...