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Title: Forest aging, disturbance and the carbon cycle

 [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus OH 43210 USA
  2. Department of Biology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA 23284 USA
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New Phytologist
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Journal Name: New Phytologist Journal Volume: 219 Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0028-646X
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United Kingdom

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Curtis, Peter S., and Gough, Christopher M. Forest aging, disturbance and the carbon cycle. United Kingdom: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1111/nph.15227.
Curtis, Peter S., & Gough, Christopher M. Forest aging, disturbance and the carbon cycle. United Kingdom. doi:10.1111/nph.15227.
Curtis, Peter S., and Gough, Christopher M. Wed . "Forest aging, disturbance and the carbon cycle". United Kingdom. doi:10.1111/nph.15227.
title = {Forest aging, disturbance and the carbon cycle},
author = {Curtis, Peter S. and Gough, Christopher M.},
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doi = {10.1111/nph.15227},
journal = {New Phytologist},
number = 4,
volume = 219,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2018},
month = {5}

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