EFFECTS OF SOIL RESOURCES ON PLANT INVASION AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN CALIFORNIAN SERPENTINE GRASSLAND

@article{Huenneke1990EFFECTSOS,
  title={EFFECTS OF SOIL RESOURCES ON PLANT INVASION AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN CALIFORNIAN SERPENTINE GRASSLAND},
  author={L. F. Huenneke and S. Hamburg and R. Koide and H. Mooney and P. Vitousek},
  journal={Ecology},
  year={1990},
  volume={71},
  pages={478-491}
}
Non-native annual grasses dominate most Californian mediterranean-cli- mate grasslands today. However, native Californian grassland flora persists in grasslands on serpentine-derived soils. We manipulated soil nutrient resources to explore the links between nutrient availability, plant productivity, and the relative abundances of native and non-native species in serpentine grassland. Factorial combinations of nitrogen, phos- phorus, and other components of a nutritionally complete formula were… Expand

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