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Title: Litter chemistry influences decomposition through activity of specific microbial functional guilds

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Department of Biology, Boston University, Boston Massachusetts 02141 USA
  2. Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford California 94305 USA
  3. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, Irvine California 92697 USA
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USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1439725
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Ecological Monographs
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Ecological Monographs Journal Volume: 88 Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 0012-9615
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Bhatnagar, Jennifer M., Peay, Kabir G., and Treseder, Kathleen K. Litter chemistry influences decomposition through activity of specific microbial functional guilds. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1002/ecm.1303.
Bhatnagar, Jennifer M., Peay, Kabir G., & Treseder, Kathleen K. Litter chemistry influences decomposition through activity of specific microbial functional guilds. United States. doi:10.1002/ecm.1303.
Bhatnagar, Jennifer M., Peay, Kabir G., and Treseder, Kathleen K. Thu . "Litter chemistry influences decomposition through activity of specific microbial functional guilds". United States. doi:10.1002/ecm.1303.
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