Ecological Consequences of Prairie Dog Disturbances

Whicker, April D.; Detling, James K.
December 1988
BioScience;Dec88, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p778
Academic Journal
Deals with a study which investigated how black-tailed prairie dogs influence structural and functional properties of the grasslands over time. Background to the study; Alterations to the vegetational structure of a patch; Discussion on ecosystem processes and patch dynamics; Animal response to patch structure and dynamics.


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