MOWING EXPERIMENT BIOPHYS. DATA (FIFE)Entry ID: FIFE_MOW_BIOP
Abstract: The Mowing Experiment Biophysical Measurements data set was collected to quantify the effects of grazing and nitrogen fertilization on primary productivity and plant chemistry. The data in this data set quantified the effects of foliage removal on plant net primary productivity (NPP), plant nutrient content and the effects of grazing pressure as simulated by mowing. Mean values and their variances ... are reported. Standing crop values reflect treatment effects of removing biomass periodically, but the productivity levels show the inverse effects, suggesting plant compensatory growth mechanisms. Grazing intensity was defined as the amount of leaf area remaining following defoliation. The latter was manipulated experimentally by mowing at several heights. Grazing frequency was defined as the number of times foliage removal occurred in each year and included grazing and mowing history as well as current mowing frequency.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: SEASTED, T.R.
Dataset Title: MOWING EXPERIMENT BIOPHYS. DATA (FIFE)
Dataset Release Date: 1994
Dataset Release Place: Oak Ridge, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center
Data Presentation Form: Online Files
Dataset DOI: doi:10.3334/ORNLDAAC/55Online Resource: http://mercury.ornl.gov/ornldaac/send/query?term2=55&term2attribute...
Start Date: 1987-05-07Stop Date: 1987-10-28
Data Set Progress
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (303) 492-3302
Email: tims at culter.colorado.edu
EPO Biology and INSTAAR University of Colorado Campus Box 450
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (865) 574-7447
Email: uso at daac.ornl.gov
ORNL DAAC User Services Office Oak Ridge National Laboratory
City: Oak Ridge
Province or State: TN
Postal Code: 37831-6407
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1994-07-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-04-01