significant role of nitrogen …

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Thunderstorms, adding nitrogen to forest floors.

Added Nitrogen to the forest floor accumulates more carbon in the soils. New research looks at the use of nitrogen in forests, in this long term study:

Carbon Sequestration in Forest Soils: The Role of Added Nitrogen (17 February 2015)
Does it help or hinder? … or does it play no significant role at all? It does. In this study of two temperate forest stands it was found that “nitrogen-induced soil carbon accumulation is of equal or greater magnitude to carbon stored in trees”…


About Tom Harley

Amateur ecologist and horticulturalist and CEO of Kimberley Environmental Horticulture Inc. (Tom Harley)
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