Initial Soil Organic Matter Content Influences the Storage and Turnover of Litter-, Root- and Soil Carbon in Grasslands

Lingli Liu, IB Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Shan Xu, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Beijing, China, Ping Li, Institute of Botany, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Vegetation and Environmental Change, Beijing, China and Emma J Sayer, Lancaster University, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster, United Kingdom