"Effects Of Microsite Properties On Native And Exotic Grasses After Fire "

Amber N. Hoover and Matthew J. Germino (2012) A Common-Garden Study of Resource-Island Effects on a Native and an Exotic, Annual Grass After Fire. Rangeland Ecology & Management: March 2012, Vol. 65, No. 2, pp. 160-170.
Burned and unburned rangeland sites were compared to determine how cheatgrass and native wheatgrass abundance and distribution varied. Wheatgrass density increased in high-nutrient areas. Following soil core transplantation, there were differences in microsite soil properties and growth, but not establishment of grass seeds. 

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