Plant succession and gopher disturbance along an experimental gradient


A field was disturbed via disking, divided into 36 plots, and fertilized with different ratios of N:Mg in 1980. High N:Mg supply ratios tended to favor the perennial grasses Agrostis scabra and Agropyron repens over annual plants. In 1981 the experimental field was invaded by a fossorial mammalian herbivore, the plains pocket gopher, Geomys bursarius… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00376840


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@article{Tilman1983PlantSA, title={Plant succession and gopher disturbance along an experimental gradient}, author={David Tilman}, journal={Oecologia}, year={1983}, volume={60}, pages={285-292} }