Legume Plants Enhance the Resistance of Soil to Ecosystem Disturbance

Volume: 8
Published: Jul 21, 2017
Abstract
Cultivation of legume plants is well known to improve soil N level and net primary productivity; besides, it may deliver other ecosystem benefits such as increasing soil carbon sequestration and soil food web complexity. However, little is known about whether legumes can improve the resistance of soils to ecosystem disturbances. In the present study, we compared the resistance of soils to an ecosystem disturbance (understory removal) in the...
Paper Details
Title
Legume Plants Enhance the Resistance of Soil to Ecosystem Disturbance
Published Date
Jul 21, 2017
Volume
8
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