Journal cover Journal topic
SOIL An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Journal topic

Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  •  value: indexed indexed
  • CiteScore value: 5.79 CiteScore
    5.79
  • SNIP value: 2.052 SNIP 2.052
  • IPP value: 5.30 IPP 5.30
  • SJR value: 1.943 SJR 1.943
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 21 Scimago H
    index 21
  • h5-index value: 22 h5-index 22
Volume 2, issue 2
SOIL, 2, 199–210, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-199-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
SOIL, 2, 199–210, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-2-199-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Original research article 19 May 2016

Original research article | 19 May 2016

Fire affects root decomposition, soil food web structure, and carbon flow in tallgrass prairie

E. Ashley Shaw et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 1,734 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
800 734 200 1,734 115 107
  • HTML: 800
  • PDF: 734
  • XML: 200
  • Total: 1,734
  • BibTeX: 115
  • EndNote: 107
Views and downloads (calculated since 10 Sep 2015)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 10 Sep 2015)

Cited

Saved (final revised paper)

No saved metrics found.

Saved (discussion paper)

Discussed (final revised paper)

No discussed metrics found.

Discussed (discussion paper)

No discussed metrics found.
Latest update: 23 Feb 2020
Publications Copernicus
Download
Short summary
We investigated fire's effects on root decomposition and carbon (C) flow to the soil food web. We used 13C-labeled dead roots buried in microcosms constructed from two burn treatment soils (annual and infrequent burn). Our results showed greater root decomposition and C flow to the soil food web for the annual burn compared to infrequent burn treatment. Thus, roots are a more important C source for decomposers in annually burned areas where surface plant litter is frequently removed by fire.
We investigated fire's effects on root decomposition and carbon (C) flow to the soil food web....
Citation