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2002) were not able to separate selection by lesser prairie-chickens for areas of forb cover from selection of areas with greater invertebrate biomass associated with forb cover.
Drawe (1968) found forbs to be important to deer and Everitt and Gonzalez (1979) reported that in areas of high forb availability and use by deer, their nutritional requirements were met more readily.
Virginia pepperweed (Lepidium virginicum) was the dominant forb the majority of the time (six quadrats).
Once these factors have been identified, successional management decisions can be used to coordinate activities that fine-tune the mechanisms and processes influencing plant succession--all of which helps rout invasive plants and restore native grasses and forbs.
Studies in less mountainous habitats have found moose consume larger proportions of forbs (25%, LeResche and Davis 1973; 70.
The one obstacle in converting a meadow consisting chiefly of fescue to one of native grasses and forbs is information regarding species that might be appropriate substitutes (N.
Statistical tests: To compare species composition between SCP and NMP, the differences in the richness of upland forb and shrub species were tested using a two-sample t-test.
Vegetative features Baird's Chestnut-collared Sparrow Longspur Mean vegetation height (cm) 14-30 15-23 Maximum height (cm) 30-43 unknown Visual obstruction reading (cm) 6-21 6 Forb cover (%) 25 6-18 Shrub cover (%) 1-20 [less than or equal to] 3 Bare ground (%) unknown 1-15 Litter depth (cm) <4 2 Vegetative features Dickcissel Mean vegetation height (cm) 20-98 Maximum height (cm) 150 Visual obstruction reading (cm) 14-82 Forb cover (%) 3-60 Shrub cover (%) [less than or equal to] 11 Bare ground (%) [less than or equal to] 16 Litter depth (cm) [less than or equal to] 5
Univariate results of the five study regions combined indicate that Bachman's Sparrows occupied areas with relatively low mean values ([less than] 34%) for percent woody cover, percent forb cover, and tree density, but higher values ([greater than] 58%) in percentages of ground cover, grass cover, and litter cover (Table 1).
Our specific objectives were to determine composition, cover, and abundance of forbs and browse within habitats; to identify characteristics influencing production of foods of value to mule deer; and to assess ability of habitats to provide foraging needs of mule deer.
At the heavily grazed site, little barley was always the dominant grass and most quadrats contained Virginia pepperweed as the dominant forb (Table 1).