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Soil chemistry and fertility alterations in response to N application in a semiarid Mediterranean shrubland

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Soil chemistry and fertility alterations in response to N application in a semiarid Mediterranean shrubland. / Ochoa-hueso, Raúl; Stevens, Carly J.; Ortiz-llorente, María J.; Manrique, Esteban.

In: Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 452-453, 01.05.2013, p. 78-86.

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Ochoa-hueso, R, Stevens, CJ, Ortiz-llorente, MJ & Manrique, E 2013, 'Soil chemistry and fertility alterations in response to N application in a semiarid Mediterranean shrubland', Science of the Total Environment, vol. 452-453, pp. 78-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.02.049

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Ochoa-hueso, R., Stevens, C. J., Ortiz-llorente, M. J., & Manrique, E. (2013). Soil chemistry and fertility alterations in response to N application in a semiarid Mediterranean shrubland. Science of the Total Environment, 452-453, 78-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.02.049

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Ochoa-hueso, Raúl ; Stevens, Carly J. ; Ortiz-llorente, María J. ; Manrique, Esteban. / Soil chemistry and fertility alterations in response to N application in a semiarid Mediterranean shrubland. In: Science of the Total Environment. 2013 ; Vol. 452-453. pp. 78-86.

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abstract = "N deposition is currently affecting nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. We studied the effects of four years of N application (0, 10, 20 and 50 kg N ha− 1 year− 1 + background deposition) on soil chemistry and fertility in a semiarid shrubland in central Spain. Soil pH and nutrient availability fluctuated seasonally. The inorganic-N fraction in soil was dominated by nitrate, as expected in calcareous soils. N application increased inorganic N availability in soil. There was a negative correlation between N application and soil K+ availability and pH, measured as the % change after four years. Soil N and C storage (evaluated as the % change) slightly increased after four years. Our data suggest that, in the short-term, the seasonality of nutrients overwhelm any chemical alteration related to N deposition. However, the potential implication of continuous N addition on soil chemistry in the long-term is not well understood.",
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