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Title: Sampling to assess species diversity of herbaceous layer vegetation in Allegheny hardwood forests

Author: Ristau, Todd E.; Horsley, Stephen B.; McCormick, Larry H.

Date: 2001

Source: Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 128(2): 150-164.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The optimum frequency and time of sampling required to generate comprehensive diversity indices of herbaceous species in Allegheny hardwood forests was studied. Four 8-ha sites on the Allegheny National Forest were sampled monthly from May to August in 1992 and 1993 for herbaceous layer species composition and percent cover.

Keywords: vegetation sampling, species diversity, diversity indices, herbaceous plants

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Ristau, Todd E.; Horsley, Stephen B.; McCormick, Larry H. 2001. Sampling to assess species diversity of herbaceous layer vegetation in Allegheny hardwood forests. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 128(2): 150-164.

 


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