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- Hoff, Daniel L.; Will, Rodney E.; Zou, Chris B.; Lillie, Nathan D.
- Forests 2018 v.9 no.2
- Juniperus virginiana, etc ; Carya; Celtis; Quercus marilandica; Quercus stellata; Ulmus; deciduous forests; drought; hardwood; overstory; risk; seedlings; stand density; tree and stand measurements; trees; wildfires; Great Plains region; Oklahoma; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Cross Timbers forests, typically dominated by Quercus stellata Wangenh. and Q. marilandica Muenchh., are the transition zone between eastern deciduous forest and prairie in the southern Great Plains. Fire exclusion beginning in the mid-1900s has led to increasing stand density and encroachment of fire-intolerant Juniperus virginiana L. and mesic hardwood. We measured current forest structure and t ...