Legume Shrubs Are More Nitrogen-Homeostatic than Non-legume Shrubs
- Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Frontiers in Plant Science,
(issn: 1664-462X, eissn: 1664-462X)
non-N2-fixing shrubs | stoichiometric homeostasis | legume shrubs | N:P | Plant Science | symbiotic nitrogen fixation | Original Research | P; stoichiometric homeostasis; symbiotic nitrogen fixation [legume shrubs; non-N2-fixing shrubs; nutrient scaling; N] | nutrient scaling
Legumes are characterized as keeping stable nutrient supply under nutrient-limited conditions. However, few studies examined the legumes' stoichiometric advantages over other plants across various taxa in natural ecosystems. We explored differences in nitrogen (N) and p...