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New Mexico State University (1971)

The effects of soil moisture and soil temperature on decomposition of chitin and chitin containing complexes in soil

Wahlquist, Brent T.

Titre : The effects of soil moisture and soil temperature on decomposition of chitin and chitin containing complexes in soil

Auteur : Wahlquist, Brent T.

Université de soutenance : New Mexico State University

Grade : Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) 1971

Résumé
Decomposition studies were conducted using soil collected from the fringe of the playa utilized as the IBP Desert Jornada site. Commercial chitin, larvae casts and a mixture of elytra and thorax cuticle from mature adults of Tenebrio molitor L. were used as soil amendments.... A mathematical model to predict chitin decomposition rates at intermediate moisture-temperature combinations was constructed. A predictive third order regression curve for chitin decomposition at 25 C - 40% moisture was generated that had a correlation coefficient of 0.9623 with regression curve of actual data obtained from a validation study.

Mots Clés : chitin,decomposition, decomposition,chitin, decomposition,soil moisture, decomposition,soil temperature

Présentation (Jornada NMSU)

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