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- Koyama, A.; Sasaki, T.; Jamsran, U.; Okuro, T.; Pugnaire, Francisco
- Journal of vegetation science 2015 v.26 no.3 pp. 441-451
- herbaceous plants, etc ; Caragana microphylla; adverse effects; forbs; graminoids; legumes; plant communities; plant establishment; population dynamics; sand; seeds; shrubs; soil properties; steppes; Mongolia; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... QUESTIONS: Do shrubs regulate herbaceous plant community by modifying seed and plant distributions at the individual shrub scale? Do the magnitude and extent of effects at this scale change with shrub cover? LOCATION: A desert steppe, Mandalgobi, Mongolia. METHODS: We compared soil properties, seed accumulation and the establishment of plants of three functional types (annual forb, perennial forb ...