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Understorey removal effects on tree regeneration in temperate forests: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 04 Mar 2021

Authors: Lombaerde, E. de & Baeten, L. & Verheyen, K. & Perring, M. P. & Ma ShiYu & Landuyt, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The unwanted development of dense understorey vegetation composed of resource-acquisitive, tall plant species competing strongly with tree regeneratio...

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Changes in understorey vegetation and fine root quantity following thinning of 30-year Pinus radiata in central North island, New Zealand.

Published online: 01 Jan 1973

Authors: McQueen, D. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes a study in two-36-year-old stands of P. radiata to determine the effects of a heavy thinning in one of them at 30 years of age on the unders...

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Reclamation strategies for mined forest soils and overstorey drive understorey vegetation.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Chen, H. Y. H. & Biswas, S. R. & Sobey, T. M. & Brassard, B. W. & Bartels, S. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understorey vegetation accounts for the majority of plant diversity in boreal forest ecosystems and contributes to ecosystem functioning. In restorati...

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The removal of woody encroachment restores biophysical gradients in Midwestern oak savannas.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Brudvig, L. A. & Asbjornsen, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Savannas throughout the world are characterized by spatial gradients of resources created by scattered overstorey trees. These gradients are important...

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Aboveground biomass of understorey and overstorey in an age sequence of four Douglas-Fir stands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Long, J. N. & Turner, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates for various components of above-ground biomass are presented for naturally regenerated stands of Pseudotsuga menziesii, 22, 30, 42 and 73 ye...

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Seasonal partitioning of evaporation between trees and understorey in a widely spaced Pinus radiata stand.

Published online: 07 Dec 1994

Authors: Whitehead, D. & Kelliher, F. M. & Lane, P. M. & Pollock, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tree transpiration, Et, and understorey evaporation, Eu, were measured hourly on 2-3 fine days during 12 periods throughout a year in a Pinus radiata ...

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Decomposition of slash residues in thinned regrowth eucalypt forest in Western Australia.

Published online: 04 Jul 1997

Authors: O'Connell, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stand thinning is being used increasingly by forest managers to maximize wood production from regrowth eucalypt forests in Australia. Many of the ecol...

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Increasing biodiversity in urban green spaces through simple vegetation interventions.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Threlfall, C. G. & Mata, L. & Mackie, J. A. & Hahs, A. K. & Stork, N. E. & Williams, N. S. G. & Livesley, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cities are rapidly expanding world-wide and there is an increasing urgency to protect urban biodiversity, principally through the provision of suitabl...

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Plant functional traits suggest novel ecological strategy for an invasive shrub in an understorey woody plant community.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Brym, Z. T. & Lake, J. K. & Allen, D. & Ostling, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecological strategies of invasive species relative to the entire native community is important in understanding and managing both the me...

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Vertical structure and basal area development in second-growth Nothofagus stands in Chile.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Lusk, C. H. & Ortega, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Some studies have shown that mixed forest stands can develop more biomass or basal area than pure stands when the component species occupy different s...

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