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Effects of fire on the structure and diversity of a Spartina argentinensis tall grassland

Author(s): S. R. Feldman and J. P. Lewis

Month: May
Year: 2005

Publication Type: Article
Journal: Applied Vegetation Science
Volume: 8
Issue: 1
Pages: 77-84

Article Topic(s): Disturbance,Community level survey
Research Setting(s): Grassland

Species Referenced: Heliotropium curassavicum (Salt heliotrope),

Abstract

Fire increased diversity of Spartina argentinensis grasslands for a period of 2-3 years. Coverage of S. argentinensis was reduced for a short duration of time which allowed for additional species to become established.

Suggested Citation

S. R. Feldman and J. P. Lewis. "Effects of fire on the structure and diversity of a Spartina argentinensis tall grassland." Applied Vegetation Science 8.1 (2005): 77-84.

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