Oxygen loss from Spartina alterniflora and its relationship to salt marsh oxygen balance

@article{Howes1994OxygenLF,
  title={Oxygen loss from Spartina alterniflora and its relationship to salt marsh oxygen balance},
  author={Brian L. Howes and John M. Teal},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1994},
  volume={97},
  pages={431-438}
}
Spartina alterniflora has been reported to lose significant amounts of oxygen to its rhizosphere with potentially important effects on salt-marsh biogeochemical cycling and plant productivity. The potential significance of this oxidative pathway was evaluated using laboratory split-chamber experiments to quantify oxygen loss from intact root systems under a wide variety of pre-treatment and incubation conditions including antibiotics to inhibit microbial respiration. The aerenchyma system of S… CONTINUE READING