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Unpublished Paper
Determining threshold responses of plant-soil feedbacks to nitrogen deposition
Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports
  • Lori A. Biederman, Iowa State University
  • W. Stanley Harpole, Iowa State University
Project ID
E2014-01
Abstract

Change associated with nitrogen deposition in the soil will alter ecosystem function and diversity. This study looks at precisely how plants and soil will interact to respond to the addition of N at various levels and in different forms.

Key Question
How can research determine how nitrogen increases affect certain ecosystems?
Findings
The project developed infrastructure and baseline data to study the effect of chronic, low-level nitrogen addition in grassland ecosystems, such as tall grass prairie.
Principal Investigator(s)
Lori Biederman
Co-Investigator(s)
W. Stanley Harpole
Year of Grant Completion
2015
Citation Information
Lori A. Biederman and W. Stanley Harpole. "Determining threshold responses of plant-soil feedbacks to nitrogen deposition" (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/lori_biederman/12/