Long-term dynamics of pine and hardwood litter in contrasting environments : toward a global model of decomposition

@inproceedings{Gholz2008LongtermDO,
  title={Long-term dynamics of pine and hardwood litter in contrasting environments : toward a global model of decomposition},
  author={Henry L. Gholz and David A. Wedin and STEPHEN M. SMITHERMAN and MARK E. HARMONt and William J. Parton},
  year={2008}
}
We analysed data on mass loss after five years of decomposition in the field from both fine root and leaf litters from two highly contrasting trees, Drypetes glattca, a tropical hardwood tree from Puerto Rico, and pine species from North America as part of the Long-Term lntersite Decomposition Experiment (LIDEn. L1DET is a reciprocal litterbag study involving the transplanting of litter from 27 species across 28 sites in North and Central America reflecting a wide variety of natural and managed… CONTINUE READING
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