Soil profile dismantlement by land levelling and deep tillage damages soil functioning but not quality

Soil profile dismantlement by land levelling and deep tillage damages soil functioning but not... •Soil levelling and deep tillage induced drastic profile dismantlement.•After profile dismantlement, all bioindicators greatly worsened on soil mass basis.•By contrast, on soil TOC mass basis bioindicators did not worsen or even improve.•C- and S-linked enzymes behaved much differently than N- and P-linked ones.•In disturbed soils, Fungi/Bacteria ratio decreased while G−/G+ bacteria increased. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Soil Ecology Elsevier

Soil profile dismantlement by land levelling and deep tillage damages soil functioning but not quality

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Publisher
Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
ISSN
0929-1393
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.07.002
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Abstract

•Soil levelling and deep tillage induced drastic profile dismantlement.•After profile dismantlement, all bioindicators greatly worsened on soil mass basis.•By contrast, on soil TOC mass basis bioindicators did not worsen or even improve.•C- and S-linked enzymes behaved much differently than N- and P-linked ones.•In disturbed soils, Fungi/Bacteria ratio decreased while G−/G+ bacteria increased.

Journal

Applied Soil EcologyElsevier

Published: Nov 1, 2016

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