Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Carbon dynamics of sodic and saline soils following gypsum and organic material additions: A laboratory incubation

Wong, Vanessa; Dalal, Ram; Greene, Richard

Description

Carbon fluxes in sodic and saline soils were investigated by measuring the soil microbial biomass (SMB) and soil respiration rates under controlled conditions over 12 weeks. Gypsum (10 t/ha) and organic material, as kangaroo grass (10 t/ha), were incorporated in an acidic and an alkaline saline-sodic soils. Cumulative soil respiration rates were lowest in the sodic and saline soils without amendment, while the highest rates were found in those soils that had organic material addition. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/55827
Source: Applied Soil Ecology
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2008.08.006

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Wong_Carbon_dynamics_of_sodic_and_2009.pdf1.01 MBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator