Bardgett, Richard D. and Bowman, W. D. and Kaufmann, R. and Schmidt, S. K. (2005) A temporal approach to linking aboveground and belowground ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 20 (11). pp. 634-641. ISSN 0169-5347Full text not available from this repository.
Ecologists are becoming increasingly aware of the role of aboveground–belowground relationships in controlling ecosystem processes and properties. Here, we review recent studies that show that relationships between aboveground and belowground communities operate over a hierarchy of temporal scales, ranging from days to seasons, to millennia, with differing consequences for ecosystem structure and function. We propose that a temporal framework is crucial to our understanding of the nature and ecological significance of relationships between aboveground and belowground communities.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Trends in Ecology and Evolution|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
|Deposited By:||Prof Richard Bardgett|
|Deposited On:||11 Jul 2008 08:52|
|Last Modified:||15 Sep 2016 01:02|
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