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Diversity meets decomposition

Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Mar 2, 2010

Mark O GessnerStephan Hättenschwiler

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Over 100 gigatons of terrestrial plant biomass are produced globally each year. Ninety percent of this biomass escapes herbivory and enters the dead organic matter pool, thus supporting complex detritus-based food webs that determine the critical balance between carbon mineralization an...read more

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Enzymes, antithrombotic
Carbon compound
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Etiology
Lignin
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Polymers
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Diversity meets decomposition

Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Mar 2, 2010

Mark O GessnerStephan Hättenschwiler

PMID: 20189677

DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2010.01.010

Abstract

Over 100 gigatons of terrestrial plant biomass are produced globally each year. Ninety percent of this biomass escapes herbivory and enters the dead organic matter pool, thus supporting complex detritus-based food webs that determine the critical balance between carbon mineralization an...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Meta-Analysis (Publications)
Basidiomycete (organism)
Hyphae
Enzymes, antithrombotic
Carbon compound
Predator
Etiology
Lignin
Contrast Used
Polymers
131
1
2
1301
1

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Bioremediation (ASM)

Bioremediation is the treatment and removal of harmful pollutants or contaminants through the use of microorganisms. Discover the latest research here.

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Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Emerging horizons in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning research

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