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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pastures.,
  • Forage plants.,
  • Grasslands.,
  • Pasture ecology.,
  • Grassland ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-256) and index.

    StatementL.R. Humphreys.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB199 .H84 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL972560M
    ISBN 100521495679
    LC Control Number96009419

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Spatial heterogeneity increases diversity and stability in grassland bird communities. Hovick TJ, Elmore RD, Fuhlendorf SD, Engle DM, Hamilton RG. Grasslands are inherently dynamic in space and time, evolving with frequent disturbance from fire and herbivores.

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