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- Gerken Golay, Michaeleen; Thompson, Janette; Kolka, Randall
- Applied vegetation science 2016 v.19 no.4 pp. 689-699
- herbaceous plants, etc ; autumn; biomass; carbon; conservation areas; ecosystem services; ground vegetation; growing season; hardwood forests; humans; landscapes; nitrogen; nutrient content; nutrients; phosphorus; plant communities; plant tissues; seasonal variation; soil; soil nutrients; soil sampling; species diversity; spring; summer; urban parks; Iowa; Show all 26 Subjects
- ... QUESTION: Herbaceous plant communities in hardwood forests are important for maintaining biodiversity and associated ecosystem services, such as nutrient storage. Are there differences in herbaceous layer nutrient storage for urban park and state preserve forests, and is there seasonal variation? LOCATION: United States, Midwestern region (Iowa). METHODS: We examined the herbaceous layer in three ...
- Foard, Meghan; Burnette, Dorian J.; Burge, David R. L.; Marsico, Travis D.
- Applied vegetation science 2016 v.19 no.3 pp. 401-412
- herbaceous plants, etc ; Ligustrum sinense; Quercus; aerobic conditions; basal area; channelization; climatic factors; drought; drought tolerance; experimental design; forest canopy; hardwood forests; invasive species; mortality; oxygen; rivers; roots; spring; summer; tree age; tree growth; trees; wetlands; wood; woody plants; Tennessee; Show all 26 Subjects
- ... QUESTION: Do river channelization and a common invasive shrub, Ligustrum sinense Lour. (Chinese privet), affect tree growth rates in forested riverine wetlands? LOCATION: Three sites along the Wolf River, in and near Memphis, Tennessee, USA. METHODS: We cored and analysed 83 oak trees within three study sites. Correlations of river channelization and climatic variables with basal area increments ( ...