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- Milchunas, Daniel G., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Ecology letters 2006 v.9 no.7 pp. 780-788
- body size; ecosystems; field experimentation; grasslands; habitat destruction; habitats; herbivores; livestock; mammals; primary productivity; species diversity; Europe; North America
- ... Mammalian herbivores can have pronounced effects on plant diversity but are currently declining in many productive ecosystems through direct extirpation, habitat loss and fragmentation, while being simultaneously introduced as livestock in other, often unproductive, ecosystems that lacked such species during recent evolutionary times. The biodiversity consequences of these changes are still poorly ...