Lack of increased availability of root-derived C may explain the low N2O emission from low N-urine patches

Urine deposition on grassland causes significant N2O losses, which in some cases may result from increased denitrification stimulated by labile compounds released from scorched plant roots. Two 12-day experiments were conducted in 13C- labelled grassland monoliths to investigate the link between N2O production and carbon mineralization following application… CONTINUE READING