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Effect of elevated CO2 on C, N and P cycling in litter and soil of the central Amazon forest

  • 1 September, 2015
  • 7 May, 2024
  • Wageningen University, Soil Chemistry and Chemical Soil Quality
  • prof. dr RNJ Comans
  • dr ir MR Hoosbeek

The project focusses on litter and soil nutrient turnover at the AmazonFACE plots. Special attention is given to phosphorus cycling (mineralization of organic P; sorption and desorption, microbial immobilization, plant P uptake) and extracellular enzyme activities (facilitating mineralization and as a proxy for ecosystem investments in nutrient acquisition).

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Karst Schaap

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