Toward a mechanistic modeling of nitrogen limitation on vegetation dynamics.
Stan D Wullschleger
Cathy J Wilson
Nate G McDowell
- Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
(issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
Chemistry | Research Article | Biology | Earth Sciences | Geochemistry | Developmental Biology | Medicine | Carbon Cycle | Soil Science | Agriculture | Q | Ecology | R | Carbon Sink | Ecosystems | Science | Plant Growth and Development | Plant Science | Ecosystem Modeling | Environmental Chemistry | Soil Chemistry
Nitrogen is a dominant regulator of vegetation dynamics, net primary production, and terrestrial carbon cycles; however, most ecosystem models use a rather simplistic relationship between leaf nitrogen content and photosynthetic capacity. Such an approach does not consi...