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Thursday, 6 October 2016

Trees modify the dynamics of soil CO2 efflux in coffee agroforestry systems1

Published Date
15 August 2016, Vol.224:3039, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.05.001

  • Author 
  • Gomes Lucas de Carvalho a,,,
  • Cardoso Irene Maria a
  • Mendonça Eduardo de Sá b
  • Fernandes Raphael Bragança Alves a
  • Lopes Vanessa Schiavon a
  • Oliveira Teógenes Sena a
    • aDepartment of Soil Science, Federal University of Viçosa, Viçosa, 36570-000 Minas Gerais, Brazil
    • bDepartment of Plant Production, Federal University of Espirito Santo, Alegre, 29500-000 Espírito Santo, Brazil
    • Trees reduced soil temperature and maintained soil moisture in agroforestry systems.
    • Trees stabilize microclimate conditions and then decrease soil CO2 efflux variability.
    • Soil temperature is the main driver of soil CO2 efflux in full-sun systems.

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