Herbivory on Acacia seedlings in an East African savanna

@inproceedings{Shaw2002HerbivoryOA,
  title={Herbivory on Acacia seedlings in an East African savanna},
  author={Margaret T. Shaw and Felicia Keesing and Richard S Ostfeld},
  year={2002}
}
Trees critically affect the functioning of savanna ecosystems through their effects on nutrient cycling, water availability, and patterns of space use by wildlife. Therefore, whatever factors influence successful recruitment of tree seedlings are important filters controlling savanna ecosystem function. In African savannas, large mammals have been considered the most important agents of mortality for adult trees, but their impacts on tree seedlings are not well-known. Similarly, the effects of… CONTINUE READING

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