Soil weathering agents are limited where deep tree roots are removed, even after decades of forest regeneration

Sharon A Billings1, Daniel deB. Richter Jr2, Daniel Hirmas3, Christoph Lehmeier3, Samik Bagchi3, Zachary Brecheisen4, Pamela L Sullivan3, Kyungjin Min5, Emma Hauser3, Rena Stair3 and Rebecca Flournoy3, (1)University of Kansas, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Kansas Biological Survey, Lawrence, KS, United States, (2)Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham, NC, United States, (3)University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, United States, (4)Duke University, Durham, NC, United States, (5)Univ Kansas, Lawrence, KS, United States