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Table 1 Plant species composition (# of planted individuals in the community) of mesocosms with low (3 spp.) and high (12 spp.) plant diversity

From: Herbivory of an invasive slug is affected by earthworms and the composition of plant communities

Functional type/species Number of individulas planted per treatment
  Low diversity High diversity
Grasses   
Arrhenatherum elatius L. 20 5
Bromus erectus Huds. 0 5
Festuca ovina L 0 5
Holcus lanatus L. 0 5
Forbs   
Knautia arvensis L. 0 5
Leucanthemum ircutianum Mill. 0 5
Prunella vulgaris L. 20 5
Salvia pratensis L. 0 5
Legumes   
Anthyllis vulneraria L 0 5
Lotus corniculatus L 0 5
Trifolium pratense L. 20 5
Vicia cracca L. 0 5