Ammonia-oxidizing archaea have more important role than ammonia-oxidizing bacteria in ammonia oxidation of strongly acidic soils
Li-Mei Zhang, Hang-Wei Hu, Ju-Pei Shen, Ji-Zheng He
The ISME Journal: multidisciplinary journal of microbial ecology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012
Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China
Awarded by Chinese Academy of Sciences
This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (41025004, 40871129, 41020114001, 50921064) and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (KZCX2-YW-JC401). We would like to thank Dr Wenyan Han for access to the tea orchard and Dr Huaiying Yao and Qichun Zhang for assistance in soil sampling.