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Grant S. Joseph, Colleen L. Seymour, Graeme S. Cumming, David H.M. Cumming and Zacheus Mahlangu Termite mounds as islands: woody plant assemblages relative to termitarium size and soil properties Journal of Vegetation Science 24

Version of Record online: 29 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1654-1103.2012.01489.x

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Large termitaria house plant species different to the surrounding vegetation. We investigated the effect of increasing mound area on soil and plant species composition. Even at small areas (>10 m2), both soils and plant assemblages differed from the matrix. The process of mound-building, and the plants that establish on them, form a positive feedback for establishment of other mound-based species.

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