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Root elongation rates for Wyoming big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata subsp. wyomingensis) seedlings for Paired Rootbox Experiment, Spring 2010.
Entry ID: USGS_FRESC_Big_Sage_root_elongation

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Summary
Abstract: The semi-arid sagebrush steppe ecosystem is one of the largest biomes in
North America. The steppe provides critical habitat and forage for wildlife and is economically important to recreation and livestock industries. However, the ecosystem is threatened primarily due to several negative effects associated with expansion of the exotic annual grass Bromus tectorum (cheatgrass). Because of these ... View entire text

Purpose: The data are results of a study undertaken in the spring of 2010 to assess how Wyoming big sagebrush root growth is affected by the presence of neighbor roots.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 45.0   S: 45.0   E: -123.0   W: -123.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Upekala C. Wijayratne
Dataset Title: Root elongation rates for Wyoming big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata subsp. wyomingensis) seedlings for Paired Rootbox Experiment, Spring 2010.
Data Presentation Form: Maps and Data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2010-04-01
Stop Date: 2010-06-30
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Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Acknowledge the originator when using this data set as a source
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Forest Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://fresc.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USGS FOREST AND RANGELAND ECOSYSTEM SCIENCE CENTER COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Phone: 541-750-1032
Email: fresc_outreach at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
777 NW 9th Street, Suite 400
City: Corvallis
Province or State: Oregon
Postal Code: 97330
Distribution
Distribution Format: Microsoft Excel spreadsheet
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: 541-758-7781
Email: uwjayratne at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
3200 S.W. Jefferson Way
City: Corvallis
Province or State: Oregon
Postal Code: 97331
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2013-10-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27


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