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Effects of selection cutting on the abundance and fertility of indicator lichens Lobaria pulmonaria and Lobaria quercizans.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Edman, M. & Eriksson, A. M. & Villard, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although selection cutting is probably less harmful to forest ecosystems than clear cutting, its effects on biodiversity remain largely unexplored. We...

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Forest thinning in the seaward fringe speeds up surface elevation increment and carbon accumulation in managed mangrove forests.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Chen LuZhen & Lin QiuLian & Krauss, K. W. & Zhang Yun & Cormier, N. & Yang Qiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mangroves are significant carbon (C) sinks and ecological engineers as they accumulate sediments and increase soil surface elevation. Thus, the forest...

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Influence of patch characteristics on browsing of tree seedlings by mammalian herbivores.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Pietrzykowski, E. & McArthur, C. & Fitzgerald, H. & Goodwin, A. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In south-eastern Australia, browsing of commercial tree seedlings by mammalian herbivores in plantation forestry incurs a large economic cost to the i...

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Getting a virtual forester fit for the challenge of climatic change.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Rasche, L. & Fahse, L. & Zingg, A. & Bugmann, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The empirical study of forest ecosystem dynamics is difficult because of the longevity of trees. Many types of models were developed to assist with th...

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Ecological memory and regional context influence performance of adaptation plantings in Northeastern US temperate forests.

Published online: 15 Feb 2022

Authors: Clark, P. W. & D'Amato, A. W. & Evans, K. S. & Schaberg, P. G. & Woodall, C. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species distribution models predict shifts in forest habitat in response to warming temperatures associated with climate change, yet tree migration ra...

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Influence of variable retention harvests on forest ecosystems. II. Diversity and population dynamics of small mammals.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Sullivan, T. P. & Sullivan, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvests in temperate coniferous forests provide various intensities and sizes of disturbance across a gradient, from clear felling...

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Moving in three dimensions: effects of structural complexity on occurrence and activity of insectivorous bats in managed forest stands.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Jung, K. & Kaiser, S. & Böhm, S. & Nieschulze, J. & Kalko, E. K. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest management determines to a large degree the three-dimensional arrangement of the vegetation in production forest systems and hence has an essen...

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Root distribution of two tree species under a heterogeneous nutrient environment.

Published online: 08 Aug 1997

Authors: Mou, P. & Mitchell, R. J. & Jones, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Potted sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) and loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) seedlings were grown for 4 months in a greenhouse to test the effects of soi...

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Influence of variable retention harvests on forest ecosystems. I. Diversity of stand structure.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: Sullivan, T. P. & Sullivan, D. S. & Lindgren, P. M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variable retention harvests or 'green-tree retention systems' are important to the management of coniferous forests in the temperate zone. Green-tree ...

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Effects of soil disturbance on vegetation recovery and nutrient accumulation following whole-tree harvest of a northern hardwood ecosystem.

Published online: 29 Mar 1995

Authors: Mou, P. & Fahey, T. J. & Hughes, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accumulation of recovering vegetation is often the principal mechanism limiting nutrient loss following large-scale disturbance of forest ecosystems. ...

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