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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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Dynamics of epiphytic macrolichen abundance, diversity and composition in boreal forest.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Bartels, S. F. & Chen, H. Y. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Epiphytic macrolichen lichens are important components of forest ecosystems, but their responses to stand-replacing fire and multiple successional pat...

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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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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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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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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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Long-term impacts of variable retention harvesting on ground-layer plant communities in Pinus resinosa forests.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Roberts, M. W. & D'Amato, A. W. & Kern, C. C. & Palik, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concerns about loss of biodiversity and structural complexity in managed forests have recently increased and led to the development of new management ...

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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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Bird community recovery following removal of an invasive tree.

Published online: 30 Sep 2021

Authors: O'Leary, B. A. & Burd, M. & Venn, S. E. & Gleadow, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Faunal responses to plant invasions and their managed removal can expand our understanding of the nature of disturbance and the success of restored...

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Seedling establishment in an Australian tropical savanna: effects of seed supply, soil disturbance and fire.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Setterfield, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Australia's savannas typically are burnt every 1-3 years. Although there are concerns about the effect of frequent fire on recruitment of Australian s...

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