Plant presence reduces root and shoot litter decomposition rates of crops and wild relatives

  • J.M. Barel (Creator)



We tested coordination of above-and belowground litter traits and decomposition rates for six pairs of crops and closely related wild plants and studied the influence of plant presence on decomposition.
Date made available21 Feb 2019
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Temporal coverage2015


  • plant functional traits
  • litter decomposition
  • litter quality
  • rhizosphere priming
  • domestication

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