Carbon pulses but not phosphorus pulses are related to decreases in microbial biomass during repeated drying and rewetting of soils
CR Butterly, EK Buenemann, AM McNeill, JA Baldock, P Marschner
Soil Biology and Biochemistry | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2009
We wish to thank Rebecca Stonor for invaluable technical support and Dr Kris Broos, Ryan Farquharson and 2 anonymous reviewers for reviewing the manuscript. This study was part of the 'Biological cycling of P in agricultural soils of Southern Australia' project funded by the Australian Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).