|Title||Effects of exurban development on trophic interactions in a desert landscape|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Authors||DaVanon KA, Howard LK, Mabry KE, Schooley RL, Bestelmeyer B|
|ARIS Log Number||331737|
|Keywords||Chihuahuan Desert, coyote, lagomorph, plant recruitment, rodent, urbanization|
Context. Mechanisms of ecosystem change in urbanizing landscapes are poorly understood, especially in exurban areas featuring residential or commercial development set in a matrix of modified and natural vegetation. We asked how development altered trophic interactions and ecosystem processes in the matrix.