Growth and death of bacteria and fungi underlie rainfall-induced carbon dioxide pulses from seasonally dried soil

  • Egbert Schwartz (Contributor)
  • Steven Blazewicz (Contributor)
  • Mary K. Firestone (Contributor)



The rapid increase in microbial activity that occurs when a dry soil is rewetted has been well documented and is of great interest due to implications of changing precipitation patterns on soil C dynamics. Several studies have shown minor net changes in...
Date made availableJan 1 2016
Publisherfigshare Academic Research System

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