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- Tatina, Robert
- Castanea 2015 v.80 no.2 pp. 95-102
- temperature; germination; windthrow; seeds; snowpack; juveniles; seed predation; seedlings; surveys; Fagus grandifolia; climate change; trees; storms; Acer saccharum; stand basal area; mortality; forests; Michigan
- ... In the beech-maple forest at Warren Woods State Park, the importance values of Fagus grandifolia and Acer saccharum have increased compared with their values from the 1829 Government Land Office survey of the same area—a small increase for F. grandifolia and a large increase for A. saccharum. For F. grandifolia the greatest increase between 1829 and 2014 was in basal area per tree, suggesting that ...
- Breen, Daniel B.; Beauchamp, Vanessa B.; Koontz, Stephanie M.; Roberts, Roland P.
- Castanea 2015 v.80 no.2 pp. 103-121
- Carpinus caroliniana; Fagus grandifolia; Liriodendron tulipifera; Microstegium vimineum; biogeography; cluster analysis; deciduous forests; forest succession; grasses; habitat fragmentation; introduced species; invasive species; plant communities; prediction; reforestation; shade tolerance; shrubs; soil; soil nutrients; suburban areas; topography; trees; understory; Maryland
- ... Length of time since agricultural abandonment, variations in topography and soil, and forest fragmentation associated with suburban development can influence dominant vegetation and foster exotic species invasion in a secondary successional forest. The Middle Patuxent Environmental Area (MPEA) in Maryland is a regrowth forest adjacent to suburban sprawl that was abandoned from agriculture at stagg ...