Articles | Volume 9, issue 6
Research article
22 Jun 2012
Research article |  | 22 Jun 2012

Effects of elevated CO2 and N fertilization on plant and soil carbon pools of managed grasslands: a meta-analysis

W. M. A. Sillen and W. I. J. Dieleman

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