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- Navas Romero, Ana L.; Herrera Moratta, Mario A.; Dalmasso, Antonio D.; Barros, Agustina
- Acta oecologica 2019 v.97 pp. 14-22
- perennials, etc ; Salsola tragus; all-terrain vehicles; ecosystems; electrical conductivity; grasses; indigenous species; invasive species; landscapes; man-made trails; phytosociology; porosity; shrubs; soil compaction; soil pH; soil physical properties; soil sampling; texture; traffic; vegetation cover; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... The increase use of Off-Road Vehicles (ORVs) coupled with the absence of control strategies have led to extensive use of natural areas for the creation of recreational trails. We assessed the effects of quad bikes on vegetation and soils in an arid ecosystem subjected to intensive quad bike use. We selected randomly eight traffic sites (disturbed sites) and eight adjacent control sites (undisturbe ...