Carbon Storage and Allocation Pattern in Plant Biomass among Different Forest Plantation Stands in Guangdong, China

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Yuanqi Chen; Zhanfeng Liu; Xingquan Rao; Xiaoling Wang; Chenfei Liang; Yongbiao Lin; Lixia Zhou; Xi-an Cai; Shenglei Fu;
(2015)

In order to understand how carbon storage and allocation patterns vary among plantation types, we estimated carbon allocation between above- and below-ground compartments in four subtropical plantations and a naturally recovered shrubland (as a control). Results indicat... View more
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