Fine Root Production across a Primary Successional Ecosystem Chronosequence at Mt. Shasta, California

@article{Uselman2007FineRP,
  title={Fine Root Production across a Primary Successional Ecosystem Chronosequence at Mt. Shasta, California},
  author={Shauna M. Uselman and Robert G. Qualls and Juliane Lilienfein},
  journal={Ecosystems},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={703-717}
}
Estimating changes in belowground biomass and production is essential for understanding fundamental patterns and processes during ecosystem development. We examined patterns of fine root production, aboveground litterfall, and forest floor accumulation during forest primary succession at the Mt. Shasta Mudflows ecosystem chronosequence. Fine root production was measured using the root ingrowth cores method over 1 year, and aboveground litterfall was collected over 2 years. Fine root production… CONTINUE READING
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