Belowground biotic complexity drives aboveground dynamics: a test of the soil community feedback model
Article first published online: 11 JAN 2013
© 2013 The Authors. New Phytologist © 2013 New Phytologist Trust
Volume 197, Issue 4, pages 1300–1310, March 2013
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Pendergast, T. H., Burke, D. J. and Carson, W. P. (2013), Belowground biotic complexity drives aboveground dynamics: a test of the soil community feedback model. New Phytologist, 197: 1300–1310. doi: 10.1111/nph.12105
- Issue published online: 4 FEB 2013
- Article first published online: 11 JAN 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 17 NOV 2012
- Manuscript Received: 17 OCT 2012
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