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Harshaw experimental forest wi plant responses to

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Unformatted text preview: in lower quality food for herbivores: eat more to compensate could affect human health? Harshaw Experimental Forest, WI Plant responses to elevated [CO2] outcome of competition depends on: photosynthetic pathway, temp., nutrient availability C4 legumes C3 rel. unresponsive to elevated [CO2] increased growth if nutrients available high nutrient conditions % C4 plants decreases (outcompeted by C3, which benefit from increased CO2) increased growth (symbiosis w. N-fixing bacteria) low nutrient conditions % legumes increases predicted change in composition of plant communities...
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