Grazing alters ecosystem functioning and C:N:P stoichiometry of grasslands along a regional precipitation gradient
Article first published online: 1 OCT 2012
© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Applied Ecology © 2012 British Ecological Society
Journal of Applied Ecology
Volume 49, Issue 6, pages 1204–1215, December 2012
How to Cite
Bai, Y., Wu, J., Clark, C. M., Pan, Q., Zhang, L., Chen, S., Wang, Q., Han, X. (2012), Grazing alters ecosystem functioning and C:N:P stoichiometry of grasslands along a regional precipitation gradient. Journal of Applied Ecology, 49: 1204–1215. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2012.02205.x
- Issue published online: 29 NOV 2012
- Article first published online: 1 OCT 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 20 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Received: 10 APR 2012
- National Natural Science Foundation of China. Grant Numbers: 30825008, 31030013, 30770370
- Strategic Priority Research Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Grant Number: XDA05050400
- U.S. National Science Foundation. Grant Number: DEB-0618193
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Fig. S1. Effects of grazing on C, N, and P contents (%) in above- and below-ground biomass, litter, and soil across different community types of the China–Mongolia transect (Error bars represent SE).
Fig. S2. Effects of grazing on foliar C, N, and P contents of dominant and subdominant species (error bars denote SE).
Table S1. Abiotic and biotic characteristics of the 18 paired study sites along the China–Mongolia transect.
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