- Insightful meta-analysis: Hidden miners – the roles of cover crops and soil microorganisms in phosphorus cycling through agroecosystems
- Details released for next organic phosphorus workshop
- Unique opinion paper reflects on a collaborative discussion between three generations of scientists.
- Special issue in Plant and Soil published
- Abstract deadline extended to 15th May for PSP6!
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The ecological paradigm of the ‘whole being more than the sum of its parts’ is widely accepted as one of the most fascinating properties of ecosystems. Yet, the emergence of nutrient dynamics within ecosystems has hardly been addressed methodically so … Continue reading
The session ‘Insights into phosphorus biogeochemistry from soils and aquatic systems‘ was a great success. The attendance to both oral and poster sessions was excellent and full of energy. Thanks to all the participants and especially to the speakers and … Continue reading
Stutter and coauthors examined thirty-two temperate soils with a wide range or organic C concentrations for different P bioavailability indexes and the underlying biogeochemichal properties conditioning P speciation. 31P-NMR spectroscopy on NaOH–EDTA extracts is a central methodology in this outstanding work.
Hi Everyone Does anyone have experience with HPLC methods for soil organic phosphorus? We are trying to reproduce Espinosa et al (1999) method but so far it has been inconsistent in the retention time of the standards. We are still … Continue reading
Location: Lancaster University and the Eden Catchment, Northern England Dates: 9-13th March 2015 NERC CATSCI course information This training initiative will provide specialist skills and experience across the soil and freshwater sciences. Responding to the key gap in multidisciplinary understanding … Continue reading
In designing this forum we have just been debating what our strapline should be. We were wanting to emphasise our interest in organic P compounds, which we feel have been neglected relative to inorganic forms… Here are some of the slogans … Continue reading
Save the dates: The International Organic Phosphorus Workshop, Lake District, England, 5-9th Sept 2016
Following on from the successful meeting held in “Panama in 2013, we are delighted to announce a follow-on workshop for soil, water, plant and environmental scientists to come together study and share ideas and innovation on the subject of “Organic Phosphorus … Continue reading
From Drinkwater and Snapp (2007), who write that ‘an ecosystem-based approach would seek to optimize organic and mineral reservoirs with longer mean residence times that can be accessed through microbially- and plant-mediated processes’ and that it will be critical to … Continue reading