Articles | Volume 11, issue 7
Research article
07 Apr 2014
Research article |  | 07 Apr 2014

Oscillatory behavior of two nonlinear microbial models of soil carbon decomposition

Y. P. Wang, B. C. Chen, W. R. Wieder, M. Leite, B. E. Medlyn, M. Rasmussen, M. J. Smith, F. B. Agusto, F. Hoffman, and Y. Q. Luo

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