Jump to Main Content
- Gerken Golay, Michaeleen; Thompson, Janette; Kolka, Randall
- Applied vegetation science 2016 v.19 no.4 pp. 689-699
- herbaceous plants, etc ; autumn; biomass; carbon; conservation areas; ecosystem services; ground vegetation; growing season; hardwood forests; humans; landscapes; nitrogen; nutrient content; nutrients; phosphorus; plant communities; plant tissues; seasonal variation; soil; soil nutrients; soil sampling; species diversity; spring; summer; urban parks; Iowa; Show all 26 Subjects
- ... QUESTION: Herbaceous plant communities in hardwood forests are important for maintaining biodiversity and associated ecosystem services, such as nutrient storage. Are there differences in herbaceous layer nutrient storage for urban park and state preserve forests, and is there seasonal variation? LOCATION: United States, Midwestern region (Iowa). METHODS: We examined the herbaceous layer in three ...
- Pittarello, Marco; Probo, Massimiliano; Lonati, Michele; Lombardi, Giampiero
- Applied vegetation science 2016 v.19 no.3 pp. 381-390
- herbaceous plants, etc ; botanical composition; cattle; forage quality; grasslands; ground vegetation; nutrient content; shrublands; shrubs; soil nutrients; vegetation cover; woodlands; Alps region; Italy; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... AIMS: To reverse shrub encroachment and restore grassland vegetation, two pastoral practices were implemented over shrub‐encroached areas: the arrangement of temporary night camp areas (TNCA) and the strategic placement of mineral mix supplements (MMS) for cattle. The aim was to assess the effects produced on (1) vegetation structure and (2) botanical composition of both pastoral practices in orde ...