Ecosystem type and resource quality are more important than global change drivers in regulating early stages of litter decomposition

@article{OchoaHueso2019EcosystemTA,
  title={Ecosystem type and resource quality are more important than global change drivers in regulating early stages of litter decomposition},
  author={Ra{\'u}l Ochoa‐Hueso and Manuel Delgado‐Baquerizo and Paul Tuan An King and Merryn Benham and Valentina Arca and Sally A. Power},
  journal={Soil Biology and Biochemistry},
  year={2019}
}
Abstract Litter decomposition is fundamental for nutrient and carbon (C) cycling, playing a major role in regulating the Earth's climate system. Climate change and fertilization are expected to largely shift litter decomposition rates in terrestrial ecosystems, however, studies contextualizing the relative importance of these major global change drivers versus other key decomposition drivers such as substrate quality and ecosystem type are lacking. Herein, we used two independent field… 
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