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- Allegrezza, M.; Corti, G.; Cocco, S.; Pesaresi, S.; Chirico, G.B.; Saracino, A.; Bonanomi, G.; Michalet, Richard
- Journal of vegetation science 2016 v.27 no.3 pp. 616-627
- nurse plants, etc ; Juniperus communis; calcium; canopy; evaporation; grasslands; habitats; herbaceous plants; hydrology; magnesium; microclimate; national parks; ontogeny; organic matter; plant communities; potassium; shrubs; soil fertility; soil quality; soil temperature; spring; summer; water temperature; woody plants; Italy; Show all 25 Subjects
- ... AIMS: Facilitation has been reported in a wide range of plant communities, with evidence of positive interactions between beneficiary and nurse plants shifting during their ontogenetic development. This study explored the hypothesis that shrubs of Juniperus communis subsp. nana (thereafter Juniperus) play a crucial role in the successional sequence of plant communities acting as nurse for differen ...