Soil translocation by pocket gophers in a Mima moundfield

@article{Cox1987SoilTB,
  title={Soil translocation by pocket gophers in a Mima moundfield},
  author={George William Cox and Douglas W. Allen},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1987},
  volume={72},
  pages={207-210}
}
SummaryWe measured soil translocation due to the tunneling of valley pocket gophers (Thomomys bottae) in a Mima moundfield at Miramar Mounds National Landmark, San Diego, California, from December, 1984 through December, 1985. We placed 1-l soil plugs containing 20 11-g iron pellets into pocket gopher tunnels at locations between mound tops and points about one mound radius beyond mound edges. After about 4–10 d, sites to which the marker-containing soil had been translocated were located with… 

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