Research period: 2005-2008
Key question / Key goal: the project (1) quantified the flux, characterized and followed the evolution of the stock of root-derived soil carbon. The project also assessed the indirect effect of root-derived carbon on SOC mineralization and discussed its implication for SOM modelling and management..
Kind of study: Experimental study
Keywords: soil carbon, soil organic matter, plant roots, rhizodeposition, exudation, priming effect
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