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Grassland ecology: Complexity of nutrient constraints

Grasslands account for as much as one-third of the net primary production on land. Results from a network of experiments carried out on five continents suggest that two or more nutrients often constrain the productivity of these globally significant ecosystems.

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  1. Peter M. Vitousek is in the Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA.

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