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Journal of Botany
Volume 2016, Article ID 9523685, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9523685
Research Article

Effects of Climate and Land Use on Herbaceous Species Richness and Vegetation Composition in West African Savanna Ecosystems

1Laboratory of Plant biology and Ecology, University of Ouagadougou, 03 BP 7021, Ouagadougou 03, Burkina Faso
2Institute of Ecology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Dornburger Strasse 159, 07743 Jena, Germany
3Department of Ecology and Geobotany, Institute for Ecology, Evolution and Diversity, J. W. Goethe University, Max-von-Laue-Strasse 13, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Received 28 September 2015; Accepted 17 January 2016

Academic Editor: Guang S. Zhou

Copyright © 2016 Issouf Zerbo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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