Journal article

Species identity of biocrust-forming lichens drives the response of soil nitrogen cycle to altered precipitation frequency and nitrogen amendment

Yu-Rong Liu, Manuel Delgado-Baquerizo, Pankaj Trivedi, Ji-Zheng He, Brajesh K Singh

Soil Biology and Biochemistry | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was financially supported by UWS-CAS bilateral agreement and the Australian Research Council project DP13010484. We gratefully acknowledge Raul Ochoa-Hueso for his assistance during field sampling. We thank Jasmine Grinyer, Catriona A. Macdonald, Loic Nazaries and Yui Osanai for their help in chemical analysis and measurement of N<INF>2</INF>O flux. We also thank Fernando T. Maestre (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos) for his helpful comments on a previous version of this manuscript.