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Table 1 LAI (3 July 2003) and plant biomass components during 2003

From: Influence of grazing and precipitation on ecosystem carbon cycling in a mixed-grass prairie

   Biomass components (g m-2)
   Forbes Grass     
  LAI Dead Live Dead Live Lichens Litter Misc. Total
HG 0.15a 0.97 3.96 3.20a 3.46a 0.66a 28.58 1.58 42.42
LG 0.225ab 1.91 4.18 5.63ab 5.28ab 0.35ab 21.56 1.69 40.66
UG 0.45b 2.10 2.21 6.98b 6.88b 0.05b 27.93 1.04 47.19
  1. HG, heavily grazed; LG, lightly grazed; UG, ungrazed treatment. Letters denote significant differences between treatment averages (P < 0.05).