Productivity responses to altered rainfall patterns in a C4-dominated grassland

@article{Fay2003ProductivityRT,
  title={Productivity responses to altered rainfall patterns in a C4-dominated grassland},
  author={Philip A Fay and Jonathan D. Carlisle and Alan K. Knapp and John M. Blair and Scott L Collins},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2003},
  volume={137},
  pages={245-251}
}
Rainfall variability is a key driver of ecosystem structure and function in grasslands worldwide. Changes in rainfall patterns predicted by global climate models for the central United States are expected to cause lower and increasingly variable soil water availability, which may impact net primary production and plant species composition in native Great Plains grasslands. We experimentally altered the timing and quantity of growing season rainfall inputs by lengthening inter-rainfall dry… CONTINUE READING
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