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Volume 8, issue 8
Biogeosciences, 8, 2341–2350, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-8-2341-2011
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Special issue: Nitrogen and global change

Biogeosciences, 8, 2341–2350, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-8-2341-2011
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Research article 26 Aug 2011

Research article | 26 Aug 2011

Nitrogen enrichment enhances the dominance of grasses over forbs in a temperate steppe ecosystem

L. Song et al.

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