Increased vegetative growth
Increased vegetative growth results when there is an increase in the most limiting factor to plant growth. This factor may be the availability of particular plant nutrients, water or sunlight.
Increased vegetation growth may be associated with:
|Potential associated impacts||Suggested indicators+|
|Increased ground and canopy cover||
|Reduced potential for soil erosion||
|Changed animal species compostion||
|Changed vegetation species composition if conditions favour the growth of some species over others.||
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Last updated 7 September 2010