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Model informationThe model is available for the following operating systems DOS, Windows 95, 98 , 2000, XP and NT.
It is free of charge, subject to the following two conditions:-
1. You use the model for scientific research only and not to pass it onto third parties without permission from the copyright holder.
2. Not to use the model for commercial gain or profit without permission from the copyright holder and to give due acknowledgement to the original authors in any scientific publications.
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Contact for password or more information: Kevin Coleman (E-mail)
Fractionation methods that can be used to identify the pools in RothCMeasured soil organic matter fractions can be related to pools in the RothC model
Zimmermann M, Leifeld J, Schmidt MWI, Smith P and Fuhrer J
European Journal of Soil Science (2007), 58, 658-667
Contact for more information: Michael Zimmermann (E-mail)
Acid hydrolysis to partition plant material into decomposable and resistant fractions for use in the Rothamsted carbon model
Shirato Y, Yokozawa M
Soil Biology & Biochemistry (2006), 38, 812-816
Contact for more information: Y Shirato (E-mail)
Calibration of the Rothamsted organic carbon turnover model (RothC ver. 26.3), using measurable soil organic carbon pools.
Skjemstad JO, Spouncer LR, Cowie B & Swift RS
Australian Journal of Soil Research (2004), 42, 79-88
Contact for more information: Jan Skjemstad (E-mail)
An Extraction method for measuring soil microbial biomass-C
Vance ED, Brookes PC and Jenkinson DS
Soil biology & biochemistry (1987), 19, 703-707
Contact for more information: Phil Brookes (E-mail)
Operates two national networks for monitoring insect populations in the UK. More...
Provides the research community access to a range of in situ state-of-the-art instrumentation in hydrologically isolated fields and farms to better address key issues in sustainable agriculture. More...
A database of interactions between pathogens and their hosts maintained at Rothamsted Research with international input. More...
These have been running since the mid 19th Century, provide a unique experimental system and archive of soil and plant samples. More...
Rothamsted Research receives
strategic funding from the BBSRC
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