Mineralization and nitrification in three Malaysian forest soils

Chandler G. (1985) Mineralization and nitrification in three Malaysian forest soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 17 3: 347-353. doi:10.1016/0038-0717(85)90072-0

Author Chandler G.
Title Mineralization and nitrification in three Malaysian forest soils
Journal name Soil Biology and Biochemistry   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0038-0717
Publication date 1985-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/0038-0717(85)90072-0
Volume 17
Issue 3
Start page 347
End page 353
Total pages 7
Language eng
Subject 1111 Nutrition and Dietetics
1303 Specialist Studies in Education
2303 Ecology
1900 Earth and Planetary Sciences
2300 Environmental Science
Abstract Examination of three forest soils from Malaysia using the soil incubation technique suggests that nitrification was not inhibited in these oligotrophic soils. Nitrification rates were between 40 and 750 ngN produced g-1 dry weight soil day-1 of incubation. Addition of phenolic metabolites (tannic acid) and leaf filtrates from hill and lowland forest litter did not significantly inhibit nitrification. Addition of sucrose (1% w/w carbon source) decreased nitrification but not ammonification.
Q-Index Code C1
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