On Assessing Decomposition Rates of Plant Debris and Standard Cellulose Samples in Tundra Communities

On Assessing Decomposition Rates of Plant Debris and Standard Cellulose Samples in Tundra... Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2001, pp. 52–55. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 1, 2001, pp. 57–60. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2001 by Andreyashkina, Peshkova. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS On Assessing Decomposition Rates of Plant Debris and Standard Cellulose Samples in Tundra Communities N. I. Andreyashkina and N. V. Peshkova Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos’mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia Received November 15, 1999 Key words: decomposition rate, plant matter, standard cellulose samples. Interest in studies on the rate of plant debris decompo- leaves of deciduous plants (Rubus chamaemorus, Bet- sition (however labor-consuming they are) is maintained ula nana, Vaccinium uliginosum, Arctophila fulva, owing to the desire to comprehensively describe the Calamagrostis langsdorffii, Carex arctisibirica, and C. structural and functional characteristics of the Earth’s stans) did not comply to this rule in the course of biogeocenotic cover and to solve the problem of monitor- decomposition (r values are nonsignificant). This is ing and long-term prognosis. Numerous attempts to use a apparently explained by the interaction of two sources simplified approach to the assessment of decomposition of variation, i.e., the morphological heterogeneity of rates (substitution of plant samples by standard http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

On Assessing Decomposition Rates of Plant Debris and Standard Cellulose Samples in Tundra Communities

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2001 by MAIK “Nauka/Interperiodica”
Subject
Life Sciences; Ecology
ISSN
1067-4136
eISSN
1608-3334
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1009574116617
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Russian Journal of Ecology, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2001, pp. 52–55. Translated from Ekologiya, No. 1, 2001, pp. 57–60. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2001 by Andreyashkina, Peshkova. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS On Assessing Decomposition Rates of Plant Debris and Standard Cellulose Samples in Tundra Communities N. I. Andreyashkina and N. V. Peshkova Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos’mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia Received November 15, 1999 Key words: decomposition rate, plant matter, standard cellulose samples. Interest in studies on the rate of plant debris decompo- leaves of deciduous plants (Rubus chamaemorus, Bet- sition (however labor-consuming they are) is maintained ula nana, Vaccinium uliginosum, Arctophila fulva, owing to the desire to comprehensively describe the Calamagrostis langsdorffii, Carex arctisibirica, and C. structural and functional characteristics of the Earth’s stans) did not comply to this rule in the course of biogeocenotic cover and to solve the problem of monitor- decomposition (r values are nonsignificant). This is ing and long-term prognosis. Numerous attempts to use a apparently explained by the interaction of two sources simplified approach to the assessment of decomposition of variation, i.e., the morphological heterogeneity of rates (substitution of plant samples by standard

Journal

Russian Journal of EcologySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 9, 2004

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