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How can soil monitoring networks be used to improve predictions of organic carbon pool dynamics and CO2 fluxes in agricultural soils?

Bibliographic reference van Wesemael, Bas ; Paustian, K. ; Andren, O. ; et. al. How can soil monitoring networks be used to improve predictions of organic carbon pool dynamics and CO2 fluxes in agricultural soils?. In: Plant and Soil : international journal on plant-soil relationships, Vol. 338, no. 1-2, p. 247-259 (2011)
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