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We thank the many interns, students, and staff of The Land Institute, Bethel College, and the University of Tennessee, especially Debra Crockett, Andrea Leach, Katie Goslee, Robin Mittenthal, Tina Ray, and David Van Tassel, who assisted with plot establishment and data collection. Martin Bender supplied precipitation data; Robert Bugg, Kelly Kindscher, and several anonymous reviewers commented on earlier drafts. The Land Institute provided summer support. This study was funded in part by a grant from the Eppley Foundation for Research to Jon K. Piper.
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Piper, J.K., Pimm, S.L. The creation of diverse prairie-like communities. COMMUNITY ECOLOGY 3, 205–216 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1556/ComEc.3.2002.2.7
- Community construction
- Grassland biodiversity
- Species richness