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Brazil's neglected biome: The South Brazilian Campos
The South Brazilian grasslands occupy some 13.7 million ha and support very high levels of biodiversity. This paper reviews the current state of ecological knowledge on South Brazilian Campos and ofExpand
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Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness
Grassland diversity and ecosystem productivity The relationship between plant species diversity and ecosystem productivity is controversial. The debate concerns whether diversity peaks atExpand
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O Gênero Eleocharis R. Br. (Cyperaceae) no Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil
The taxonomic study of genus Eleocharis R. Br. for Rio Grande do Sul State was developed through of traditional methods of comparative morphology in taxonomy. The data were obtained throughExpand
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Grassland degradation and restoration: a conceptual framework of stages and thresholds illustrated by southern Brazilian grasslands
Abstract Land degradation is a complex concept that integrates different aspects, including changes in soil conditions, biodiversity, productivity and socio-economic implications, compared to aExpand
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Restoration Ecology in Brazil Time to Step Out of the Forest
1 Departamento de Botânica, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil 2 Restoration Ecology, Center of Life and Food Sciences Weihenstephan, Technische UniversitatExpand
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Potential reflection of distinct ecological units in plant endemism categories.
The level of endemism at a site may indicate species richness of the site. Nevertheless, assessing endemism levels in taxonomic groups such as plants may be difficult because the species richness ofExpand
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VEGETAÇÃO CAMPESTRE DO SUL DO BRASIL: DINÂMICA DE ESPÉCIES À EXCLUSÃO DO GADO
O presente estudo objetivou avaliar modificacoes ocorridas na vegetacao em uma area de campo natural, apos oito anos sem influencia de pastoreio. A area situa-se na Estacao Experimental Agronomica daExpand
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Phyllochron of Paspalum notatum FL. and Coelorhachis selloana (Hack.) camus in natural pasture
Leaf appearance rate and phyllochron are related variables which play a central role in forage production. Phyllochron is the time interval between the appearance of successive leaves and variesExpand
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