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Carbon and nitrogen allocation shifts in plants and soils along aridity and fertility gradients in grasslands of China
Luo, wENTAO (Zhongguo ke xue yuan. Erguna Forest-Steppe Ecotone Research Station)
Li, Mai-He (Zhongguo ke xue yuan. Erguna Forest-Steppe Ecotone Research Station)
Sardans i Galobart, Jordi (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals)
Lü, Xiao-Tao (Zhongguo ke xue yuan. Erguna Forest-Steppe Ecotone Research Station)
Wang, Chao (Zhongguo ke xue yuan. Erguna Forest-Steppe Ecotone Research Station)
Peñuelas, Josep (Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals)
Wang, Zhengwen (Zhongguo ke xue yuan. Erguna Forest-Steppe Ecotone Research Station)
Han, Xing-Guo (Zhongguo ke xue yuan. Erguna Forest-Steppe Ecotone Research Station)
Jiang, Yong (Zhongguo ke xue yuan. Erguna Forest-Steppe Ecotone Research Station)

Data: 2017
Resum: Plant carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) stoichiometry play an important role in the maintenance of ecosystem structure and function. To decipher the influence of changing environment on plant C and N stoichiometry at the subcontinental scale, we studied the shoot and root C and N stoichiometry in two widely distributed and dominant genera along a 2,200-km climatic gradient in China's grasslands. Relationships between C and N concentrations and soil climatic variables factors were studied. In contrast to previous theory, plant C concentration and C:N ratios in both shoots and roots increased with increasing soil fertility and decreased with increasing aridity. Relative N allocation shifted from soils to plants and from roots to shoots with increasing aridity. Changes in the C:N ratio were associated with changes in N concentration. Dynamics of plant C concentration and C:N ratios were mainly caused by biomass reallocation and a nutrient dilution effect in the plant-soil system. Our results suggest that the shifted allocation of C and N to different ecosystem compartments under a changing environment may change the overall use of these elements by the plant-soil system.
Nota: Número d'acord de subvenció EC/FP7/610028
Nota: Número d'acord de subvenció MINECO/CGL2013-48074-P
Nota: Número d'acord de subvenció AGAUR/2014/SGR-274
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Llengua: Anglès
Document: article ; recerca ; publishedVersion
Matèria: Biomass allocation ; Climatic gradient ; Nutrient availability ; Plant chemistry ; Transect
Publicat a: Ecology and evolution, Vol. 7, issue 17 (2017) , p. 6927-6934, ISSN 2045-7758

DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3245
PMID: 28904772


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