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  • PGL01 Litterfall Collection in Riparian Gallery Forest at Konza Prairie
  • Briggs, John
  • 2018-08-01
  • Litterfall is collected monthly (more frequently during peak litterfall in October and November) at permanent sampling sites in the mixed deciduous gallery forest located along the lower reaches of Kings Creek at the Konza Prairie Biological Station. Thirty litterfall traps, 50 x 50 cm (.25 m2) are located along the north fork of Kings Creek, and two are located on the south fork of Kings Creek. The north fork boxes are numbered 31 to 60 and the south fork boxes are numbered 1 and 2. Originally, the south fork also had boxes 3 to 30 but these samplers were terminated in 1993 due to repeated damage by bison. (Boxes 1 and 2 are located just outside the bison area.) Samples are sorted in the lab, and mass of wood, seeds, and foliage are recorded separately.
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  • doi:10.6073/pasta/15845b9af28f55bd8999d1bc26bf32f4
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