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A non-destructive method (solid state 13CNMR) for determining organic chemical components of decomposing litter

A non-destructive method (solid state 13CNMR) for determining organic chemical components of decomposing litter

Soil Biology and Biochemistry 22(2): 271-275

13C CP/MAS NMR spectra were measured in order to identity and quantify various forms of carbon in decomposing litter. The Klason-lignin content was also determined by conventional techniques. Quantitatively, the NMR results showed a decrease in carbohydrates as litter decomposition proceeded. An initial increase in polymethylene resonances levelled off in highly decomposed samples.

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DOI: 10.1016/0038-0717(90)90097-j

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