Plant diversity is key to maintaining productive vegetation

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Plant diversity is key to maintaining productive vegetation

Posted: 03 May 2012 11:26 AM PDT

Vegetation, such as a patch of prairie or a forest stand, is more productive in the long run when more plant species are present, a new University of Minnesota study shows. The unprecedented long-term study of plant biodiversity found that each species plays a role in maintaining a productive ecosystem, especially when a long time horizon is considered.
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