Posted by: Michael Ritter PhD | May 31, 2007

Global Warming May Lower Grassland Quality

“Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) concentrations and air temperatures may lead to an increase in plant production, but a gradual decline in soil carbon and nitrogen. That’s according to study findings reported by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Colorado State University (CSU) scientists in the April issue of New Phytologist.”

Read article at ScienceDaily
TPE Link: Grassland Biome

Image: Prairie grasses of the Great Plains. Courtesy NRCS.

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