Secondary metabolites of Pinus halepensis alter decomposer organisms and litter decomposition during afforestation of abandoned agricultural zones

Mathilde Chomel, Catherine Fernandez, Anne Bousquet-Melou, Charles Gers, Yogan Monnier, Mathieu Santonja, Thierry Gauquelin, Raphael Gros, Caroline Lecareux, Virginie Baldy*

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78 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-424
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Ecology
Issue number2
Early online date8 Jan 2014
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2014

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Funded by Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique


  • carbon-source utilization
  • leaf-litter
  • soil processes
  • microbial communities
  • ecosystem processes
  • forest ecosystems
  • condensed tannins
  • enzyme-activities
  • fungal biomass
  • ponderosa pine

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