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Raw data of plant community characteristics and biomass

Values of plant community characteristics and biomass in three alpine grassland types at nine sampling sites under free grazing and grazing exclusion conditions.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.931v1/supp-1

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Competing Interests

The authors declare there are no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Yan Yan performed the experiments, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Xuyang Lu conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.


This study was funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (41201053), the 135 Strategic Programs of the Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment (sds-135-1203-03), and the Action Plan of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) for Western Development (KZCX2-XB3-08). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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