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Compiled Idaho sagebrush chemistry and plant herbivore interaction data

Compilation of sagebrush chemistry and herbivore interaction data from Idaho USA. Chemical data includes percent crude protein, percent nitrogen, coumarins, phenolics, total monoterpenes, monoterpene chemical diversity, and quantifiable amounts of the following monoterpenes: aPinene, Camphene, bPinene, p_cymene, 1,8_cineole, monoterpene "unknown 20.1", Camphor, and Borneol. Herbivore interaction data includes bite mark counts, fecal pellet counts, and/or evidence of foraging presence/absence data for pygmy rabbits and sage grouse at select study sites.

At the time of publication (2022-02-09) subsets of these data are utilized in multiple publications (See Related Content).

Any re-use of these data should be cited as follows:
Sorensen Forbey, J., Olsoy, P., Robb, B., Fremgen-Tarantino, M. R., & Nobler, J. D. (2022). Compiled Idaho sagebrush chemistry and plant herbivore interaction data [Data set]. University of Idaho.

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Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area
POINT (-113.289869 44.699597)
POINT (-114.317528 43.242182)
POINT (-113.4 42.15)
POINT (-113.383333 42.95)
POLYGON ((-114.57313299179 42.021815832489, -114.57313299179 44.900738456164, -112.88635879755 44.900738456164, -112.88635879755 42.021815832489))
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Idaho USA
Temporal Coverage
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 - 00:00 to Thursday, December 31, 2015 - 00:00
English (United States)
Jennifer Sorenson Forbey, Peter J. Olsoy, Brecken C. Robb, Marcella R. Fremgen-Tarantino, Jordan D. Nobler
Contact Name
Jennifer Forbey
Contact Email
Public Access Level
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Wednesday, February 9, 2022