Attiwill PM and Adams MA (1993) Nutrient cycling in forests. New
Phytologist 124: 561-582. Coleman DC, Crossley DA, and Hendrix PF (2004) Fundamentals in Soil Ecology. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Cross WF, Benstead JP, Frost PC, and Thomas SA (2005) Ecological stoichiometry in freshwater benthic systems: Recent progress and perspectives. Freshwater Biology 50: 1895-1912.
Findlay S and Sinsabaugh R (eds.) (2000) Dissolved Organic Matter in Aquatic Ecosystems. San Diego: Academic Press.
Flindt MR, Pardal MA, Lillebo AI, Martins I, and Marques JC (1999) Nutrient cycling and plant dynamics in estuaries: A brief review. Acta Oecologica 20: 237-248.
Graca MAS (2001) The role of invertebrates on leaf litter decomposition in streams - A review. International Review of Hydrobiology 86: 383-393.
Graca MAS, Barlocher F, and Gessner MO (2005) Methods to Study Litter Decomposition: A Practical Guide. Dordrecht: Springer.
Kirkman H and Kendrick GA (1997) Ecological significance and commercial harvesting of drifting and beach-cast macro-algae and seagrasses in Australia: A review. Journal of Applied Phycology 9: 311-326.
Mackensen J, Bauhus J, and Webber E (2003) Decomposition rates of coarse woody debris - A review with particular emphasis on Australian tree species. Australian Journal of Botany 51: 27-37.
Moore JC, Berlow EL, Coleman DC, et al. (2004) Detritus, trophic dynamics and biodiversity. Ecology Letters 7: 584-600.
Orr M, Zimmer M, Jelinski DE, and Mews M (2005) Wrack deposition on different beach types: Spatial and temporal variation in the pattern of subsidy. Ecology 86: 1496-1507.
Schaefer M (1991) Secondary production and decomposition. In: Rohrig E and Ulrich B (eds.) Ecosystems of the World - 7: Temperate Deciduous Forests, pp. 175-218. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
Sinsabaugh RL, Osgood MP, and Findlay S (1994) Enzymatic models for estimating decomposition rates of particulate detritus. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 13: 160-171.
Swift MJ, Heal OW, and Anderson JM (1979) Decomposition in Terrestrial Ecosystems. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Wetzel RG (1995) Death, detritus, and energy flow in aquatic ecosystems. Freshwater Biology 33: 83-89.
Was this article helpful?
Learning About 10 Ways Fight Off Cancer Can Have Amazing Benefits For Your Life The Best Tips On How To Keep This Killer At Bay Discovering that you or a loved one has cancer can be utterly terrifying. All the same, once you comprehend the causes of cancer and learn how to reverse those causes, you or your loved one may have more than a fighting chance of beating out cancer.