Further Reading

Cebrian J (2004) Role of first-order consumers In ecosystem carbon flow. Ecology Letters 7: 232-240.

Cebrian J and Lartigue J (2004) Patterns of herbivory and decomposition in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Ecological Monographs 74: 237-259.

Downing JA (1997) Marine nitrogen:phosphorus stoichiometry and the global N:P cycle. Biogeochemistry 37: 237-252.

Elser JJ, Sterner RW, Gorokhova E, etal. (2000) Biological stoichiometry from genes to ecosystems. Ecology Letters 3: 540-550.

Enriquez S, Duarte CM, and Sand-Jensen K (1993) Patterns in decomposition rates among photosynthetic organisms: The importance of detritus C:N:P content. Oecologia 94: 457-471.

Reiners WA (1986) Complementary models for ecosystems. American Naturalist 127: 59-73.

Schade J, Espeleta J, Klausmeier CA, et al. (2005) A conceptual framework for ecosystem stoichiometry: Balancing resource supply and demand. Oikos 109: 40-51.

Sterner RW and Elser JJ (2002) Ecological Stoichiometry: The Biology of Elements from Molecules to Biosphere. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Vitousek PM (1982) Nutrient cycling and nutrient use efficiency. The American Naturalist 119: 553-572.

Webster JR, Mulholland PJ, Tank JL, et al. (2003) Factors affecting ammonium uptake in streams: An interbiome perspective. Freshwater Biology 48: 1329-1352.

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