Denitrification gene pools, transcription and kinetics of NO, N2O and N2 production as affected by soil pH.

@article{Liu2010DenitrificationGP,
  title={Denitrification gene pools, transcription and kinetics of NO, N2O and N2 production as affected by soil pH.},
  author={Binbin Liu and P{\aa}l Tore M\orkved and {\AA}sa Frosteg{\aa}rd and Lars R. Bakken},
  journal={FEMS microbiology ecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={72 3},
  pages={407-17}
}
The N(2)O : N(2) product ratio of denitrification is negatively correlated with soil pH, but the mechanisms involved are not clear. We compared soils from field experiments where the pH had been maintained at different levels (pH 4.0-8.0) by liming (> or = 20 years), and quantified functional gene pools (nirS, nirK and nosZ), their transcription and gas kinetics (NO, N(2)O and N(2)) of denitrification as induced by anoxic incubation with and without a carbon substrate (glutamate… CONTINUE READING