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Climate, vegetation, vertebrates and soil/litter invertebrates of mediterranean-type ecosystems — data-banks

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Part of the Tasks for vegetation science book series (TAVS, volume 19)

Abstract

The objectives of the Data-Source Book arc to collate relevant parameters which appear to control the structure and function of major ecosystems (and component plant and animal species) in the mediterranean-climate regions of the world (southern Australia, California-Arizona, Chile, the Mediterranean Basin, Cape Province of South Africa).

Keywords

Pitfall Trap Moisture Index Tall Shrub Horizontal Root Relative Shoot Growth 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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