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Macrophyte species changes in the everglades: Examination along a eutrophication gradient

Author(s): P. Vaithiyanathan, C. J. Richardson

Year: 1999

Journal: Journal of Environmental Quality
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Volume: 28
Issue: 4
Pages: 1347-1358

Article Topic(s): Nutrients, Water
Research Setting(s): Wetland

Species Referenced: Mikania scandens (Climbing hempvine),


Evaluates the effects of nutrient enrichment on changes in the macrophyte community in the Everglades ecosystem. Mikania scandens and Sarcostemma clausum serve as indicators of increasing phosphorus levels.

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P. Vaithiyanathan, and C. J. Richardson. "Macrophyte species changes in the everglades: Examination along a eutrophication gradient." Journal of Environmental Quality 28.4 (1999): 1347-1358.

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ISSN: 0047-2425
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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