Range management and plant functional types. Conference Paper uri icon

abstract

  • Abstract

    This paper provides a description of the concept of plant functional types and their potential contribution to natural resource management. Insight into the ecological basis of plant functional types and ways in which they might be identified is presented. An overview of the application and relevance of plant functional types to rangeland management with emphasis on vegetation response in grazed systems is also provided.

published proceedings

  • GLOBAL RANGELANDS: PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS

author list (cited authors)

  • Daz, S., Briske, D. D., & McIntyre, S.

citation count

  • 16

complete list of authors

  • Díaz, S||Briske, DD||McIntyre, S

publication date

  • January 2002

publisher