Encyclopedia of Soil Science

2008 Edition
| Editors: Ward Chesworth


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-3995-9_62

The total weight of organisms living in all or part of an ecosystem. The standing biomass is that part of the total which is represented by above ground vegetation that is rooted in the soil.

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