The origin of litter chemical complexity during decomposition
Article first published online: 16 AUG 2012
© 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd/CNRS
Volume 15, Issue 10, pages 1180–1188, October 2012
How to Cite
Ecology Letters (2012) 15: 1180–1188
- Issue published online: 5 SEP 2012
- Article first published online: 16 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 25 JUN 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 11 JUN 2012
- Manuscript Received: 10 MAY 2012
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|ele1837-sup-0001-FigureS1.pdf||application/PDF||48K||Figure S1. Litter chemistry across three years of decomposition (108, 487 and 730 days for corn and grass, plus 17 days for grass). Values depict the relative abundance (%) of all chemical classes within litter and management types. Significant main effects and interactions are noted below each chemical class: L – litter type; M – management type; T – time (P < 0.05). Blue – conventionally tilled (CT); red – no-till (NT); green – old field (OF). Lower case letters denote least square mean differences due to management intensity within litter types. Dashed lines represent relative abundances at time zero.|
|ele1837-sup-0002-TableS1.pdf||application/PDF||34K||Table S1. ANOVA results (F and P-values) for biological data showing main effects and two- and three-way interactions.|
|ele1837-sup-0003-TableS2.pdf||application/PDF||35K||Table S2. Pearson's coefficients (r) and slopes (ka) for correlations between percentage mass loss and integrated enzyme activities (mol mg−1 litter) within management and litter types.|
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