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Keyword: USDA Forest Service Shrub Sciences Laboratory

Shrubland ecosystems: Importance, distinguishing characteristics, and dynamics

Publications Posted on: August 24, 2007
The importance of shrub species and shrubland ecosystems gained considerable impetus about 30 years ago with the establishment of the USDA Forest Service Shrub Sciences Laboratory and a series of workshops and symposia that preceded and accompanied the establishment of the Laboratory. Since that time, the Shrub Research Consortium and other forums have addressed various aspects of wildland shrub ecosystem biology and management.