Soil organic matter composition in three humus profiles of the western Taurus, Turkey, as revealed by wet chemistry and CP/MAS C-13 NMR spectroscopy


Miltner A., Zech W., Cepel N., Eler U.

ZEITSCHRIFT FUR PFLANZENERNAHRUNG UND BODENKUNDE, vol.159, pp.257-262, 1996 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 159 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jpln.1996.3581590306
  • Title of Journal : ZEITSCHRIFT FUR PFLANZENERNAHRUNG UND BODENKUNDE
  • Page Numbers: pp.257-262

Abstract

In this study three soil profiles located in the Western Taurus (Turkey) at different altitudes (10, 1900, and 3080 m a.s.l.) were compared with respect to their soil organic matter characteristics. The soil sample were fractionated by density to plant residues, slightly altered plant material,organo-mineral complexes, and organic-free minerals. Bulk samples and fractions were analyzed for C and N, the bulk samples additionally for total sugars, lignin signature, and bulk soil organic matter composition by CP/MAS C-13 NMR spectroscopy.