Data from: Different-sized grazers have distinctive effects on plant functional composition of an African savannah

van der Plas F, Howison RA, Mpanza N, Cromsigt JPGM, Olff H

Date Published: February 1, 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.512m0

 

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Title long-term database on plant observations
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Description Database with plant observations for different sites (10 in total, but only those 5 with all fence types were used in the associated paper) and five different fence types, for six different years, collected in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park (HiP), South Africa.
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Title grass trait data
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Description in situ measured values of SLA, leaf N content and canopy height. This data was originally collected for the study van der Plas & Olff, 2014, Mesoherbivores affect grasshopper communities in a megaherbivore-dominated South African savannah, Oecologia 175: 639-649
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Title daily rainfall values
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Description rainfall data at the exclosure sites, collected on a daily basis.
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van der Plas F, Howison RA, Mpanza N, Cromsigt JPGM, Olff H (2016) Different-sized grazers have distinctive effects on plant functional composition of an African savannah. Journal of Ecology 104(3): 864–875. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12549

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van der Plas F, Howison RA, Mpanza N, Cromsigt JPGM, Olff H (2016) Data from: Different-sized grazers have distinctive effects on plant functional composition of an African savannah. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.512m0
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