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Rewetting of drained boreal spruce swamp forests results in rapid recovery of Sphagnum production.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Maanavilja, L. & Kangas, L. & Mehtätalo, L. & Tuittila, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peatland rewetting aims to restore biomass accumulation from peat-forming plants for climate change mitigation, biotope conservation and water purific...

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Impacts of dead wood manipulation on the biodiversity of temperate and boreal forests. A systematic review.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Sandström, J. & Bernes, C. & Junninen, K. & Lõhmus, A. & MacDonald, E. & Müller, J. & Jonsson, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Dead wood (DW) provides critical habitat for thousands of species in forests, but its amount, quality and diversity have been heavily reduced by fores...

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Predation on Pinus sylvestris seeds and juvenile seedlings in Swedish boreal forest in relation to stand disturbance by logging.

Published online: 13 Sep 2000

Authors: Nystrand, O. & Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest management involving live tree retention and natural regeneration after felling is currently increasing in boreal areas. This calls for further...

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Forest restoration as a double-edged sword: the conflict between biodiversity conservation and pest control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kärvemo, S. & Björkman, C. & Johansson, T. & Weslien, J. & Hjältén, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry has markedly changed a large proportion of the world's boreal forests, often with negative effects on biodiversity. As a result, forest resto...

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Boreal forest fertilization leads to functional homogenization of ground beetle assemblages.

Published online: 17 Jun 2021

Authors: Rodríguez, A. & Hekkala, A. M. & Sjögren, J. & Strengbom, J. & Löfroth, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensive fertilization of young spruce forest plantations (i.e. 'nutrient optimization') has the potential to meet increasing demands for carbon sequ...

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Foraging by bats in cleared, thinned and unharvested boreal forest.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Patriquin, K. J. & Barclay, R. M. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern silvicultural methods employ various styles of selective harvesting in addition to traditional clear-cutting. This can create a mosaic of patch...

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A stand-level drought risk assessment tool for considering climate change in forest management.

Published online: 21 Jun 2017

Authors: Foord, V. & Delong, C. & Rogers, B.

Content type: Bulletin

This extension note highlights the stand-level drought risk assessment tool methods, field validation, some of the current applications, and how the t...

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Blue consequences of the green bioeconomy: clear-cutting intensifies the harmful impacts of land drainage on stream invertebrate biodiversity.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Rajakallio, M. & Jyväsjärvi, J. & Muotka, T. & Aroviita, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growing bioeconomy is increasing the pressure to clear-cut drained peatland forests. Yet, the cumulative effects of peatland drainage and clear-cuttin...

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Factors affecting white spruce and aspen survival after partial harvest.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Solarik, K. A. & Volney, W. J. A. & Lieffers, V. J. & Spence, J. R. & Hamann, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvest is an increasingly popular management alternative to clear-cutting in boreal forest ecosystems. This harvest system retains...

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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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