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Seasonal variation in the relative dominance of herbivore guilds in an African savanna
(Ecological Society of America, 2016)
African savannas are highly seasonal with a diverse array of both mammalian and invertebrate herbivores, yet herbivory studies have focused almost exclusively on mammals. We conducted a 2-yr exclosure experiment in South ...
Termite mounds differ in their importance for herbivores across savanna types, seasons and spatial scales
(Nordic Society Oikos, 2016)
Herbivores do not forage uniformly across landscapes, but select for patches of higher nutrition and lower predation risk. Macrotermes mounds contain higher concentrations of soil nutrients and support grasses of higher ...