Response of Three Grasses to Two Soils and a Water Table Depth Gradient

@inproceedings{MuellerDombois1966ResponseOT,
  title={Response of Three Grasses to Two Soils and a Water Table Depth Gradient},
  author={Dieter Mueller-Dombois and Henry P. Sims},
  year={1966}
}
Three grasses–Calamagrostis canadensis, Andropogon gerardi, and Koeleria cristata–were grown for 13 months on two soil slopes in a greenhouse. One slope was composed of sand and the other loamy sand; the water table of each was controlled to create equal catenas with sites ranging from dry to wet. All three grasses were seeded uniformly over each tank. Competition was limited as each grass found its own niche above— and below—ground. Some interspecific competition resulted from shading by… CONTINUE READING

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