Above- and belowground biomass in relation to environmental factors in temperate grasslands, Inner Mongolia

@article{Ma2008AboveAB,
  title={Above- and belowground biomass in relation to environmental factors in temperate grasslands, Inner Mongolia},
  author={Wenhong Ma and Yuanhe Yang and Jinsheng He and Hui Zeng and Jingyun Fang},
  journal={Science in China Series C: Life Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={51},
  pages={263-270}
}
Above- and belowground biomasses of grasslands are important parameters for characterizing regional and global carbon cycles in grassland ecosystems. Compared with the relatively detailed information for aboveground biomass (AGB), belowground biomass (BGB) is poorly reported at the regional scales. The present study, based on a total of 113 sampling sites in temperate grassland of the Inner Mongolia, investigated regional distribution patterns of AGB, BGB, vertical distribution of roots, and… CONTINUE READING
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