Quantitative Hypothetical System Models for Cecil Soil-Sand Systems

  • Udo Blum


This chapter describes the physicochemical and biotic partitioning of phenolic acids in Cecil soil and Cecil soil-sand systems plus or minus microorganisms and cucumber seedlings (Cucumis sativus) treated with phenolic acids with an emphasis on p-coumaric acid and presents quantitative data for how phenolic acids may be partitioned in hypothetical cucumber seedling-microbe-Cecil A horizon soil-sand systems. Hypothetical models for two types of systems are provided, a continuous-input column system and a multiple-input cup system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Udo Blum
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  1. 1.Department of Plant & Microbial BiologyNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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