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RESEARCH LITERATURE

The Research Literature database was created and funded by the Florida Wildflower Foundation. Use the search features below to find scientific articles on native wildflowers that are commercially available or used in restoration projects.

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Response of Tridens flavus (L.) A. S. Hitchc. to soil nutrients and disturbance in an early successional old field

Author(s): Y. A. K. Honu, D. J. Gibson and B. A. Middleton

Month: Jul-Sep
Year: 2006

Journal: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
Volume: 133
Issue: 3
Pages: 421-428

Article Topic(s): Competition, Disturbance, Fertilizer, Succession
Research Setting(s): Old field

Species Referenced: Tridens flavus (Purpletop tridens),

Abstract

Evaluates the interaction between disturbance and nutrients on the growth of Tridens flavus in an old field community in Illinois. Experimental treatments included combinations of fertilizer and mowing treatments over 8 years. Disturbances such as mowing and fertilization may be important in maintaining Tridens flavus in old fields.

Suggested Citation

Y. A. K. Honu, D. J. Gibson and B. A. Middleton. "Response of Tridens flavus (L.) A. S. Hitchc. to soil nutrients and disturbance in an early successional old field." Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 133.3 (2006): 421-428.

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