Study ID 406

Short-term changes caused by fire and mowing in Brazilian Campos grasslands with different long-term fire histories

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Realm: Terrestrial
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas and shrublands
Central latitude: -30.050000
Central longitude: -51.116700
Duration: 3 years, from 2005 to 2007

841 records

117 distinct species

Across the time series Cyperaceae1 sp1 is the most frequently occurring species

Citation(s):

Fidelis, A., Blanco, C. C., Müller, S. C., Pillar, V. D. & Pfadenhauer, J. (2012) Short-term changes caused by fire and mowing in Brazilian Campos grasslands with different long-term fire histories. Journal of Vegetation Science, 23, 552–562. doi: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01364.x

Methods

Grass species sampled by visual estimative cover per plot (in %). In total 11 1x0.2m plots were sampled for 3 years (2005-2007) in the Campos Sulinos (Porto Alegre city South of Brazil) Pollard walks - transect Unit of abundance = IndCountDec, Unit of biomass = NA