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A comparison of the functional traits of Common reed (Phragmites australis) in Northern China: Aquatic vs. terrestrial ecotypes
(Public Library of Science, 2014)
Common reed (Phragmites australis (Cav.) Trin. ex Steud.) is distributed widely throughout the world with various ecotypes. This research compares the functional traits and biomass allocation patterns of two contrasting ...
Effects of biological soil crusts on seed bank, germination and establishment of two annual plant species in the Tengger Desert (N China)
The presence of biological soil crusts can affect the germination and survival of vascular plants, but the reasons are not well investigated. We have conducted a field investigation and greenhouse experiments to test the ...
Different pioneer plant species select specific rhizosphere bacterial communities in a high mountain environment
The rhizobacterial communities of 29 pioneer plants belonging to 12 species were investigated in an alpine ecosystem to assess if plants from different species could select for specific rhizobacterial communities. Rhizospheres ...
Wild und Waldvegetation – Ergebnisse des Monitorings im Biosphärenreservat Schorfheide Chorin (Brandenburg) nach 6 Jahren
(JD Sauerlaender's Verlag, 2002)
Pot experiments with woody species – a review
(Oxford University Press (OUP): Policy B - Oxford Open Option A, 2014)
Pot experiments, as a complement to field measurements, allow the investigation of plants under controlled conditions without distracting effects of heterogeneous environmental factors. Due to the longevity and larger ...
The effect of flooding on carbon and nutrient standing stocks of helophyte biomass in rewetted fens
(Springer Verlag (Germany), 2011)
Indicators for plant species richness in pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) forests of Germany
(Springer Verlag (Germany), 2007)
Development scenarios on Hetao Irrigation area (China): A qualitative analysis from social, economic and ecological perspectives
Lakes are threatened ecosystems in drylands of Central Asia. The Wuliangsuhai Lake (‘‘W-Lake’’) is a case in point. Located in the Hetao Irrigation Area (‘‘HIA’’), W-Lake is a rare multifunctional inland lake in arid North ...