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- Hancock, Mark H.; Amphlett, Andy; Proctor, Robert; Dugan, Desmond; Willi, Johanna; Harvey, Peter; Summers, Ron W.
- Forest ecology and management 2011 v.262 no.3 pp. 509-521
- grouse, etc ; Araneae; Calluna vulgaris; Pinus sylvestris; Tetrao urogallus; Vaccinium myrtillus; arthropods; biodiversity; biomass; chicks; confidence interval; dieback; feces; fires; forest habitats; forests; ground vegetation; ingestion; insect larvae; monitoring; mowing; pitfall traps; prescribed burning; researchers; shrubs; summer; wildland fire use; woodlands; United Kingdom; Show all 29 Subjects
- ... In Scots pine Pinus sylvestris forests, the important ecological effects of natural fires could be emulated using prescribed fire. Species that may benefit from fire effects include capercaillie Tetrao urogallus, a large forest grouse. A key component of forest habitats for capercaillie is the ericaceous shrub, bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus, which is eaten by capercaillie, and supports abundant art ...