Nitrogen Budget for an Aggrading Northern Hardwood Forest Ecosystem

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Science  27 May 1977:
Vol. 196, Issue 4293, pp. 981-983
DOI: 10.1126/science.196.4293.981


Long-term analyses of the structure and function of a northern hardwood ecosystem have resulted in measurement of the salient features of the nitrogen cycle. These data allow an evaluation of the importance of the various components and provide a framework for more efficient forest management.