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Title: Ecosystem hydrologic and metabolic flashiness are shaped by plant community traits and precipitation

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Journal Name: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Journal Volume: 279 Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0168-1923
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Potts, Daniel L., Barron-Gafford, Greg A., and Scott, Russell L. Ecosystem hydrologic and metabolic flashiness are shaped by plant community traits and precipitation. Netherlands: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.107674.
Potts, Daniel L., Barron-Gafford, Greg A., & Scott, Russell L. Ecosystem hydrologic and metabolic flashiness are shaped by plant community traits and precipitation. Netherlands.
Potts, Daniel L., Barron-Gafford, Greg A., and Scott, Russell L. Sun . "Ecosystem hydrologic and metabolic flashiness are shaped by plant community traits and precipitation". Netherlands.
title = {Ecosystem hydrologic and metabolic flashiness are shaped by plant community traits and precipitation},
author = {Potts, Daniel L. and Barron-Gafford, Greg A. and Scott, Russell L.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.107674},
journal = {Agricultural and Forest Meteorology},
number = C,
volume = 279,
place = {Netherlands},
year = {2019},
month = {12}

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