Articles | Volume 7, issue 6
Research article
23 Nov 2016
Research article |  | 23 Nov 2016

Nitrogen addition alters elemental stoichiometry within soil aggregates in a temperate steppe

Jinfei Yin, Ruzhen Wang, Heyong Liu, Xue Feng, Zhuwen Xu, and Yong Jiang

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In this paper we report on changes in elemental stoichiometry as affected by the nitrogen addition effect within three soil aggregate fractions of large macroaggregates (> 2000 μm), small macroaggregates (250–2000 μm), and microaggregates (< 250 μm) in a temperate steppe.