GLBRC Sustainability Data Catalog

Below Ground Productivity of Perennial Crops (G5-G10) — GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment

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Standing stock of live and dead root biomass sampled at the end of the growing season from four depth ranges down to one meter.

This datatable is part of the GLBRC Roots dataset. Below ground primary production for the GLBRC plots.

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Experiment: GLBRC Biofuel Cropping System Experiment
Data available from: January 2008 to January 2013
Dataset: GLBRC089
Datatable ID: GLBRC089-003.50
Core Areas Primary Production
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Last Updated 2020-07-10
Variate Description Units
year year of the growing season
sample date date the roots were collected
site experiment location
treatment experimental treatment
replicate replicate nested within treatment
transect position location along plant density gradients moving out from the center of a bunchgrass into the interstitial space
species dominant plant species at center
depth top top depth of the root core centimeter
depth bottom bottom depth of the root core centimeter
biomass g m2 Root biomass given as area. Note that depths vary. g/m2
core area area of the core squarecentimeters
comments data notes
wi plot id plot identifier used only by Arlington Wisconsin site

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Data Excerpt

year sample_date site treatment replicate transect_position species depth_top depth_bottom biomass_g_m2 core_area comments wi_plot_id
2017 2017-10-09 KBS G10 R2 center on plant native prairie 0.0 10.0 45.36 removed biomass_g as an outlier. Original value: 16179.453 original raw value 73.39
2017 2017-10-09 KBS G10 R2 interstitial native prairie 0.0 10.0 83.77424621582031 45.36
2017 2017-10-09 KBS G10 R2 pit native prairie 0.0 50.0 1906.31005859375 10000.0 The G10 R2 0-10 cm deep core sample has been removed as an outlier.
2017 2017-10-09 KBS G10 R2 center on plant native prairie 10.0 25.0 105.82010650634766 45.36
2017 2017-10-09 KBS G10 R2 interstitial native prairie 10.0 25.0 136.68431091308594 45.36
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