Aboveground Net Primary Production at Big Run Bog West Virginia USA

At Big Run Bog, a Sphagnum-dominated wetland in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, annual aboveground net primary production (NPP) was estimated to be 1045 g/m2. Bryophytes, herbaceous species, trailing shrubs, and upright shrubs contributed 43, 20, 10, and 27%, respectively, to the total a...

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Journal Title: Castanea Vol. 54; no. 4; pp. 209 - 216
Authors: R. Kelman Wieder, G. E. Lang, C. A. Bennett, J. B. Yavitt
Format: Article
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