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Ozark grasslands experience major increase in trees and shrubs


September 20, 2017

Woody vegetation, such as trees and shrubs, has increased dramatically in Ozark grasslands over the past 75 years, according to a study published this week in the journal Landscape Ecology. If these ecosystems continue to favor woody vegetation, will it be possible to maintain open grasslands for the foreseeable future? Full Story

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University of California, Davis

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