Research Progress

Determining the main drivers of coarse woody productivity in temperate mixed forests

As the main part of terrestrial biosphere, forest ecosystems play an important role for the global regulation of carbon, a substantialportion of which is maintained in above-ground biomass. Yet, it...

Scientists Find Soil Microbial Functional Gene Beta-diversity Is Determined By the Variation in A...

Understanding linkages between the diversity of organisms aboveground and that of organisms belowground constitutes an important challenge for our knowledge of the maintenance and stability of ecos...

Researchers Quantify the Community-level Stoichiometric Traits to Nitrogen Enrichment and Precipi...

Stoichiometric traits in plants are important drivers for several fundamental ecological processes , including primary productivity , herbivory , and nutrient cycling .While there is mounting evide...

Novel Corrinoid Discovered

Corrinoids , represented by vitamin B12 are the most complicated , nonpolymeric macromolecules produced in nature .Up to date , sixteen different lower bases have been discovered , but the correlat...

Scientists Underpin Varying and Constant Settings Determine Microbial Responses to Temperature

Lab incubation experiments are always used to simulate nutrition cycling in response to global warming under constant and/or varying status .The scientists from Research Group of Soil Fertility and...