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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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How can an invasive grass affect fire behavior in a tropical savanna? A community and individual plant level approach
Some invasive grasses have been reported to change fire behavior in invaded plant communities. Urochloa brizantha is an aggressive invasive grass in the Brazilian Cerrado, an ecosystem where fire isExpand
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Does season affect fire behaviour in the Cerrado
Fire has played an important role in the plant dynamics and diversity of the Cerrado for millions of years. We evaluated fire behaviour in different fire seasons in areas of an open savanna,Expand
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Padrões fenológicos de uma gramínea nativa do cerrado, Echinolaena inflexa (Poiret) chase, e de uma gramínea invasora do cerrado, Urochloa decumbens stapf
1 – Financiamento FAPESP 2 - Departamento de Ecologia, Instituto de Biociencias-USP, Sao Paulo, Brasil.
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The effect of simulated heat-shock and daily temperature fluctuations on seed germination of four species from fire-prone ecosystems
Seed germination in many species from fire-prone ecosystems may be triggered by heat shock and/or temperature fluctuation, and how species respond to such fire-related cues is important to understandExpand
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A importância da consideração de espécies invasoras no manejo integrado do fogo
As invasoes biologicas estao entre as principais ameacas a biodiversidade e conservacao de ecossistemas no mundo. As invasoes por plantas podem alterar as propriedades do material combustivel, Expand
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Response to Comment on “Worldwide evidence of a unimodal relationship between productivity and plant species richness”
Tredennick et al. criticize one of our statistical analyses and emphasize the low explanatory power of models relating productivity to diversity. These criticisms do not detract from our keyExpand
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