SPRUCE Production and Chemistry of Newly-Grown Fine Roots Assessed Using Root Ingrowth Cores in SPRUCE Experimental Plots beginning in 2014

This dataset reports growth and chemistry of newly-grown fine roots from root ingrowth cores in the SPRUCE experimental enclosures. There is one comma separated file (.csv) that provides fine-root growth and chemistry data for the ten SPRUCE experimental enclosures from years 2014 to 2017. These data were used to assess the warming and elevated CO2 response of fine roots and also capture responses across microtopographical features and plant types.

Citation: 

Malhotra, A., D.J. Brice, J. Childs, H.M. Vander Stel, S.E. Bellaire, E. Kraeske, S.M. Letourneau, L. Owens, L.M. Rasnake, C.M. Iversen. 2020. SPRUCE Production and Chemistry of Newly-Grown Fine Roots Assessed Using Root Ingrowth Cores in SPRUCE Experimental Plots beginning in 2014. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TES SFA, U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A. https://doi.org/10.25581/spruce.077/1607860

Ericaceous shrub fine roots extracted and cleaned from an ingrowth core with fine-root diameter ranging from 0.1 to 0.3 mm