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Cellulose decay rates measured by a modified cotton strip method



Cellulose decay rates measured by a modified cotton strip method



Soil Biology and Biochemistry 14(3): 311-312



A method is described for measuring cellulose decay rates in soil, using strips of cotton cloth inserted into the soil. A rectangular turf is cut from the soil, with the bottom of the turf at the boundary of the lowest horizon to be measured. One end of the cotton strip is laid against the bottom of the turf and the remainder wrapped up around the side. The turf is then replaced and the top end of the strip is laid on the soil with the litter replaced over it.

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DOI: 10.1016/0038-0717(82)90044-x


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