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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 101860, 11 pages
Research Article

Facilitative and Inhibitory Effect of Litter on Seedling Emergence and Early Growth of Six Herbaceous Species in an Early Successional Old Field Ecosystem

1Northeast Institute of Geography and Agroecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 4888 Shengbei Street, Changchun 130102, China
2University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China
3Graham Centre for Agricultural Innovation, and New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650, Australia

Received 29 April 2014; Accepted 18 May 2014; Published 1 July 2014

Academic Editor: Béla Tóthmérész

Copyright © 2014 Qiang Li 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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