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Aspect modifies the magnitude of edge effects on bryophyte growth in boreal forests.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Hylander, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increased length of forest clear-cut edges is considered to be one of the main ecological consequences of silviculture. The effects vary over the ...

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Density-related effects of deer browsing on the regeneration dynamics of boreal forests.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Tremblay, J. P. & Huot, J. & Potvin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The density of large herbivores is a major driver of forest ecosystem structure and function in conjunction with episodic disturbances, especially in ...

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Searching for resilience: addressing the impacts of changing disturbance regimes on forest ecosystem services.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Seidl, R. & Spies, T. A. & Peterson, D. L. & Stephens, S. L. & Hicke, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The provisioning of ecosystem services to society is increasingly under pressure from global change. Changing disturbance regimes are of particular co...

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A network approach for evaluating and communicating forest change models.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Drescher, M. & Perera, A. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Knowledge of forest change is often formalized in state-and-transition models (STMs). These models generate forecasts of forest condition that are wid...

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Disentangling the effect of drought on stand mortality and productivity in northern temperate and boreal forests.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Correia, D. L. P. & Bouchard, M. & Filotas, É. & Raulier, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has recently been reported that changing precipitation patterns increase tree mortality and reduce biomass accumulation in northern temperate and b...

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Road age and its importance in earthworm invasion of northern boreal forests.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Cameron, E. K. & Bayne, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads are an important conduit for the spread of invasive species. Road age is a key factor that could influence the susceptibility of roads to invasi...

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Edge effects of wildfire and riparian buffers along boreal forest streams.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Braithwaite, N. T. & Mallik, A. U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clearcutting and wildfire are the two major edge-creating disturbances in boreal forests. While clearcutting retains at least a 30 m buffer, wildfires...

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Recovery of a boreal ground-beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) fauna 15 years after variable retention harvest.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Wu LinHao & He FangLiang & Spence, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Retention harvests are preferred over traditional clear-cuts for sustainable forest management because maintenance and re-establishment of native fore...

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Trade-offs in berry production and biodiversity under prescribed burning and retention regimes in boreal forests.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Granath, G. & Kouki, J. & Johnson, S. & Heikkala, O. & Rodríguez, A. & Strengbom, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green tree retention and prescribed burning are the practices used to mitigate negative effects of boreal forestry. Beside their effects on biodiversi...

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Depth-to-water mediates bryophyte response to harvesting in boreal forests.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Bartels, S. F. & James, R. S. & Caners, R. T. & MacDonald, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Site moisture is an important component of the forest landscape for maintaining biodiversity, including forest-floor bryophytes. However, little is kn...

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