Soil Respiration in Relation to Photosynthesis of Quercus mongolica Trees at Elevated CO2

Abstract

Knowledge of soil respiration and photosynthesis under elevated CO(2) is crucial for exactly understanding and predicting the carbon balance in forest ecosystems in a rapid CO(2)-enriched world. Quercus mongolica Fischer ex Ledebour seedlings were planted in open-top chambers exposed to elevated CO(2) (EC = 500 µmol mol(-1)) and ambient CO(2) (AC = 370 µmol… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015134

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