Nitrogen mineralization in a simulated rhizosphere as influenced by low molecular weight organic substances

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Begum, Shamim Ara; Kader, MD Abdul; Sleutel, Steven; De Neve, Stefaan;
  • Publisher: International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS)
  • Journal: issn: 0567-7572
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17660/ActaHortic.2012.958.10
  • Subject: Agriculture and Food Sciences | MAIZE | carbohydrates | organic acid | PLANT | CARBON | SOILS | TRANSFORMATIONS | RHIZODEPOSITION | ROOTS | low molecular weight organic substances | rhizosphere | nitrogen mineralization | amino acids

Rhizodeposits consist of over 200 organic compounds, mainly low-molecular-weight organic substances (LMWOS) such as amino acids (AA), carbohydrates (CH) and carboxylic acids (CA), lipids and phenols. Those LMWOS influence nutrient turnover, particularly N turnover. Howe... View more
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