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Biodiversity II: Effects of Plant Biodiversity on Population and Ecosystem Processes - Experiment 120


Plant species percent cover data

Years Available: 1996 - 2007

Principle Investigators

Tilman, David
Reich, Peter
Knops, Johannes
Wedin, David

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ATTRIBUTES

FieldNameDefinitionUnitCode
1YearYear
2PlotPlot
3QuadratQuadrat Identifier
4DateDate
5TaxonCode specific to unique species or category samples have been seperated into
6SpeciesSpecies
7NumSpNumber of species planted in plot as specified by treatmentdimensionless
8SpNumNumber of species planted in plot including seed contaminent and replacement for species belived to have bad seeddimensionless
9FgNumNumber of Functional groups planteddimensionless
10FgsetFunctional Groups planted3= c3grass, 4 = c4 grass, L = Legume, F = Forbs, W = Woody
11C3C3 Group was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
12C4C4 Group was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
13ForbForbs was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
14LegumeLegume was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
15WoodyWoody was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
16AchmiAchillea millefolium(lanulosa) was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
17AgrsmAgropyron smithii was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
18AmocaAmorpha canescens planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
19AndgeAndropogon gerardi was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
20AsctuAsclepias tuberosa was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
21ElycaElymus canadensis was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
22KoecrKoeleria cristata was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
23LescaLespedeza capitata was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
24LiaasLiatris aspera was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
25LuppeLupinus perennis was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
26MonfiMonarda fistulosa was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
27PanviPanicum virgatum was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
28PetpuPetalostemum purpureum was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
29PoaprPoa pratensis was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
30QueelQuercus ellipsoidalis was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
31QuemaQuercus macrocarpa was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
32SchscSchizachyrium scoparium was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
33SornuSorghastrum nutans was planted in plot1=planted, 0=not planted
34AbscoverAbsolute Percentage Coverdimensionless
 

SAMPLE DATASET

YearPlotQuadratDateTaxonSpeciesNumSpSpNumFgNumFgsetC3C4ForbLegumeWoodyAchmiAgrsmAmocanAndgeAsctuElycaKoecrLescaLiaasLuppeMonfiPanviPetpuPoaprQueelQuemaSchscSornuAbscover
19962G1996-07-310BARE GROUND111L0001000000001000000000077
19962G1996-07-3199MISCELLANEOUS LITTER111L000100000000100000000003
19962G1996-07-31231CYPERUS SP.111L000100000000100000000003
19962G1996-07-31521ERIGERON CANADENSIS111L000100000000100000000002
19962G1996-07-31524EUPHORBIA GLYPTOSPERMA111L000100000000100000000008
19962G1996-07-31403LESPEDEZA CAPITATA111L000100000000100000000006
19962G1996-07-31590MOLLUGO VERTICILLATA111L000100000000100000000001
19962G1996-07-31533MONARDA FISTULOSA111L000100000000100000000000.25
19962G1996-07-31548POLYGONUM CONVOLVULUS111L000100000000100000000000.25
19962P1996-07-310BARE GROUND111L0001000000001000000000075
19962P1996-07-31231CYPERUS SP.111L000100000000100000000000.05
19962P1996-07-31524EUPHORBIA GLYPTOSPERMA111L0001000000001000000000022
                                  

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