Space-time heterogeneity in the recovery after experimental burning and cutting in a Cistus laurifolius shrubland

  title={Space-time heterogeneity in the recovery after experimental burning and cutting in a Cistus laurifolius shrubland},
  author={Reyes T{\'a}rrega and Estanislao Luis-calabuig and Ignacio Alonso},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
Recovery after experimental burning and cutting in a shrubland of Cistus laurifolius in NW Spain has been studied. The community was homogeneous prior to the disturbances, and tended to recover through a process of autosuccession. It was tested whether in a small space (two 100 m2 plots) there was a greater similarity among individual subplots (12) in five consecutive years, or among the five subplots considered in each plot in the same year. By comparing space and time beta diversity using… 
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