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Appendices

Appendix A: Figure showing the relationship between the initial decay rate and the proportion of initial mass in the slowly decomposing fraction plotted against initial N concentration for seven leaf and litter substrates (data from Hobbie 2008).
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Appendix B: Parameters obtained by fitting decomposition data to asymptotic and single exponential decay models to data showing treatments, sites, and substrates.
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Appendix C: Figure showing proportion initial mass remaining versus proportion initial N for green leaves versus litter.
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Appendix D: Extracellular enzyme activities on substrates harvested during the first three years of the experiment by substrate (averaged over sites and treatments).
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Appendix E: Results of NMDS ordinations of PLFA groups (Gram positive bacteria, Gram negative bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi).
Ecological Archives M082-013-A5.

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