Qco2

QCO2

Symbol for the microliters STPD of CO2 given off per milligram of tissue per hour.

Qco2

The number of microliters of CO2 given off per milligram of dry weight of tissue per hour.
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Standardized scores for resistance to penetration (RP), soil bulk density (BD), macroporosity (Ma), potential acidity (H + Al), total porosity (TP), weighted mean diameter (WMD), exchangeable sodium percentage (ESP), electrical conductivity in the saturation extract (EC), cation exchange capacity (CEC), organic matter (OM), microbial biomass carbon (MBC), metabolic quotient (qCO2) and microbial quotient (qMic) obtained in the treatments (A) not irrigated (NI), (B) irrigated with treated domestic sewage with supplementary fertigation (ISF), (C) irrigated with treated domestic sewage without fertigation (IS), (D) irrigated with surface reservoir water and fertigated (IWF) and (E) irrigated with surface reservoir water without fertigation (IW)
Ao contrario, comunidades sob condicoes desfavoraveis tendem a ter valores de qCO2 mais elevados, em funcao de maior gasto energetico (BRELAND & ELTUN, 1999).
For example, it has been shown that soils receiving applications of biosolids containing elevated concentrations of a range of heavy metals often show an increase in qCO2 with a concomitant decrease in biomass, in response to the toxic impact of metals on soil microorganisms (Chandler and Brookes 1991; Fliessbach et al.
A critique of the microbial metabolic quotient (qCO2) as a bioindicator of disturbance and ecosystem development.
Application of eco-physiological quotients (qCO2 and qD) on microbial biomasses from soils of different cropping histories.