Selective forces exerted by vertebrate herbivores on plants

Mar Westoby*

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The question of whether herbivory can benefit plants remains controversial. A series of papers on the effects of lesser snow geese grazing on grasses in northern Canada is throwing new light on this problem.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-117
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1989

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