Fire and drought effects on soils invaded by Microstegium vimineum in southern Illinois



We measured the effects of fire or drought treatment on plant, microbial and biogeochemical responses in temperate deciduous forests invaded by the annual grass Microstegium vimineum with a history of either frequent fire or fire exclusion.
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Date made availableOct 1 2020
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


  • plant-soil interaction
  • microbial decomposers
  • grass-fire cycle
  • carbon and nitrogen cycling
  • Microstegium

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