Table 1.

Turnover of glucose and acetate in anaerobic rice soil at different dates of soil incubationa

ProductRate constant (h−1)br2nPPool size (nmol g−1)Turnover rate (nmol g−1h−1)Turnover time (h)RIRecovery of radioactivity in products (%)
Day 0
 Glucose0.310.9650.0048927.73.21.0031.4
 Acetate0.070.9740.01530922.913.51.0068.5
Day 5
 Glucose28.60.8930.20826733.40.041.0058.1
 Acetate0.030.9460.0012336.535.71.0078.5
Day 10
 Glucose6.70.9630.122536.80.150.8253.1
 Acetate0.020.9840.0091,33621.462.50.2295.7
Day 36
 Glucose7.90.9430.058325.90.130.7683.5
 Acetate0.220.987<0.000113028.74.50.0768.9
  • a Each value represents the mean of two replicates. The quality of the fit is given byr 2 and P.

  • b Rate constants were calculated by linear regression of n data pairs.