Dr Stuart Smith summarizes the results of a recent paper in the Applied Vegetation Science (https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12472) that shows specialist grass species underneath trees are important for maintaining herbaceous biomass with increasing herbivore pressure and livestock dominance in African savannahs. Continue reading the post on the AfricanBioServices project blog.
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