Author : Trumbore, S. Da Costa, E. S. Nepstad, D. C. De Camargo, P. B. Martinelli, Liza Ray, D. Restom, T. Silver, W.
Year : 2006
Title : Dynamics of fine root carbon in Amazonian tropical ecosystems and the contribution of roots to soil respiration
Journal : Global Change Biology
Comment : Estimates of the mean residence time of C in forest fine roots (inventory divided by loss rate) are substantially shorter (1–3 years) than the age of standing fine root C stocks obtained from radiocarbon (4–11 years).