Shifts in composition of microbial communities of subtidal sandy sediments maximise retention of nutrients.

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The density and composition of microbial communities of subtidal sandy sediments determines their role in the cycling of nutrients in coastal waters. It has previously been found that sediments disturbed by waves and currents have reduced biomass, greater productivity to respiration (P/R) ratios and a tendency to take up nutrients. Conversely, with shelter… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2012.01472.x

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@article{Forehead2013ShiftsIC, title={Shifts in composition of microbial communities of subtidal sandy sediments maximise retention of nutrients.}, author={Hugh I Forehead and Peter M. Thomson and Gary A. Kendrick}, journal={FEMS microbiology ecology}, year={2013}, volume={83 2}, pages={279-98} }