Suspended Dead Wood Decomposes Slowly in the Tropics, with Microbial Decay Greater than Termite Decay

Stephanie Law, Paul Eggleton, Hannah Griffiths, Louise Ashton, Catherine Parr
  • Ecosystems, January 2019, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/s10021-018-0331-4

Suspended dead wood decays very slowly in the tropics.

What is it about?

We know little about how tropical wood decays. iNn this paper we show that suspended tropical wood in a tropical rainforest in Borneo is attaced slowly by both termites and fungi.

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