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The golf ball method for rapid assessment of grassland structure

A key task for native grassland managers is to assess when biomass reduction is necessary to maintain plant and animal diversity. This requires managers to monitor grassland structure. Continue reading The golf ball method for rapid assessment of grassland structure

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Exotic grass will only invade when a grassland is JUST RIGHT

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears is a surprisingly informative story about biological invasions. A little girl breaks into a house (invades if you will) and she would have just cleared off if only hot porridge and hard furniture were offered. But instead she found food and a bed that were just right….so she stuck around.   Continue reading Exotic grass will only invade when a grassland is JUST RIGHT