Plant- and soil related controls of the flow of carbon from roots through the soil microbial biomass

@article{Veen2005PlantAS,
  title={Plant- and soil related controls of the flow of carbon from roots through the soil microbial biomass},
  author={Johannes Antonie van Veen and Roel Merckx and Siebe C. van de Geijn},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2005},
  volume={115},
  pages={179-188}
}
The flow of carbon from plant roots through the microbial biomass is one of the key processes in terrestrial ecosystems. Roots release considerable amounts of organic materials which are utilized by microbes as substrate for biosynthesis and energy supply. The fate of photosynthates and other organic material in the soil-root environment under different… CONTINUE READING

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