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Title: Alder Distribution and Expansion Across a Tundra Hillslope: Implications for Local N Cycling

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Salmon, Verity G., Breen, Amy L., Kumar, Jitendra, Lara, Mark J., Thornton, Peter E., Wullschleger, Stan D., and Iversen, Colleen M. Alder Distribution and Expansion Across a Tundra Hillslope: Implications for Local N Cycling. Switzerland: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.01099.
Salmon, Verity G., Breen, Amy L., Kumar, Jitendra, Lara, Mark J., Thornton, Peter E., Wullschleger, Stan D., & Iversen, Colleen M. Alder Distribution and Expansion Across a Tundra Hillslope: Implications for Local N Cycling. Switzerland. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.01099.
Salmon, Verity G., Breen, Amy L., Kumar, Jitendra, Lara, Mark J., Thornton, Peter E., Wullschleger, Stan D., and Iversen, Colleen M. Wed . "Alder Distribution and Expansion Across a Tundra Hillslope: Implications for Local N Cycling". Switzerland. doi:10.3389/fpls.2019.01099.
title = {Alder Distribution and Expansion Across a Tundra Hillslope: Implications for Local N Cycling},
author = {Salmon, Verity G. and Breen, Amy L. and Kumar, Jitendra and Lara, Mark J. and Thornton, Peter E. and Wullschleger, Stan D. and Iversen, Colleen M.},
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doi = {10.3389/fpls.2019.01099},
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year = {2019},
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