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Climate change predicted to reduce size, stature of dominant Midwest plant, collaborative study finds

Publication: Global Change Biology (via Kansas State University)

Author: Adam B. Smith, et al

The economically important big bluestem grass — a dominant prairie grass and a major forage grass for cattle — is predicted to reduce its growth and stature by up to 60 percent percent in the next 75 years because of climate change, according to a study involving Kansas State University researchers.

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