Plant community resistance to invasion by Bromus species: the roles of community attributes, Bromus interactions with plant communities, and Bromus traits – Chapter 10

View Chapter 10 of the book, Exotic brome-grasses in arid and semiarid ecosystems of the western US: causes, consequences, and management implications.

The factors that determine plant community resistance to exotic annual Bromus species are diverse and context specific. They are influenced by the environmental characteristics and attributes of the community, the traits of Bromus species, and the direct and indirect interactions of Bromus with the plant community. Environmental factors, in particular ambient and soil temperatures, have significant effects on the ability of Bromus to establish and spread.

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