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- Rodhouse, Thomas J.; Irvine, Kathryn M.; Sheley, Roger L.; Smith, Brenda S.; Hoh, Shirley; Esposito, Daniel M.; Mata-Gonzalez, Ricardo
- ARS USDA Submissions 2014 v.5 no.9 pp. 1
- decision making, etc ; Artemisia; Poaceae; biogeography; conifers; conservation areas; decision support systems; ecological invasion; ecosystems; fire ecology; grasses; invasive species; land use change; landscapes; models; plant communities; prediction; probability; space and time; steppes; terraces; topographic slope; weeds; wildfires; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... Foundation species are structurally dominant members of ecological communities that can stabilize ecological processes and influence ecosystem resilience to disturbance and resistance to invasion. Being common, they are often overlooked as targets for conservation but are increasingly threatened from land use change, biological invasions, and over-exploitation. The pattern of foundation species di ...