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- Scheel, Dierk, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of vegetation science 2017 v.28 no.4 pp. 705-716
- climate; dry matter content; environmental factors; forbs; grasses; intraspecific variation; land use; meadows; models; pastures; phosphorus; soil quality; species diversity; Germany
- ... QUESTIONS: To what extent is trait variation in grasses and forbs driven by land‐use intensity, climate, soil conditions and plant diversity of the local neighbourhood? Do grass and forb species differ in the degree of intraspecific trait variation? LOCATION: Managed grasslands in three regions of Germany. METHODS: Using a phytometer approach, we raised 20 common European grassland species (ten fo ...