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Experimental investigation of the origin of fynbos plant community structure after fire

Annals of Botany

Jul 19, 2012

Jonathan SilvertownDavid J Gowing

Abstract

Species in plant communities segregate along fine-scale hydrological gradients. Although this phenomenon is not unique to fynbos, this community regenerates after fire and therefore provides an opportunity to study the ecological genesis of hydrological niche segregation. Following wild...read more

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Fire - Disasters
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Experimental investigation of the origin of fynbos plant community structure after fire

Annals of Botany

Jul 19, 2012

Jonathan SilvertownDavid J Gowing

PMID: 22805530

DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcs160

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Species in plant communities segregate along fine-scale hydrological gradients. Although this phenomenon is not unique to fynbos, this community regenerates after fire and therefore provides an opportunity to study the ecological genesis of hydrological niche segregation. Following wild...read more

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