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Rhizodeposition under drought and consequences for soil communities and ecosystem resilience
Preece, Catherine (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i d'Aplicacions Forestals)
Peñuelas, Josep (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament de Biologia Animal, de Biologia Vegetal i d'Ecologia)

Data: 2016
Resum: Background: Rhizodeposition is the release of organic compounds from plant roots into soil. Positive relationships between rhizodeposition and soil microbial biomass are commonly observed. Rhizodeposition may be disrupted by increasing drought however the effects of water stress on this process are not sufficiently understood. - Scope: we aimed to provide a synthesis of the current knowledge of drought impacts on rhizodeposition. The current scarcity of well-defined studies hinders a quantitative meta-analysis, but we are able to identify the main effects of water stress on this process and how changes in the severity of drought may produce different responses. We then give an overview of the links between rhizodeposition and microbial communities, and describe how drought may disrupt these interactions. - Conclusions: overall, moderate drought appears to increase rhizodeposition per gram of plant, but under extreme drought rhizodeposition is more variable. Concurrent decreases in plant biomass may lessen the total amount of rhizodeposits entering the soil. Effects on rhizodeposition may be strongly species-dependant therefore impacts on soil communities may also vary, either driving subsequent changes or conferring resilience in the plant community. Advances in the study of rhizodeposition are needed to allow a deeper understanding of this plant-soil interaction and how it will respond to drought.
Ajuts: European Commission 610028
European Commission 626234
Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad CGL2013-48074-P
Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca 2014/SGR-274
Drets: Tots els drets reservats.
Llengua: Anglès
Document: Article ; recerca ; Versió acceptada per publicar
Matèria: Rhizodeposition ; Root exudation ; Drought ; Soil microbial community ; Roots ; Resilience
Publicat a: Plant and soil, Vol. 409, issue 1 (Dec. 2016) , p. 1-17, ISSN 0032-079X

DOI: 10.1007/s11104-016-3090-z


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