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- Zahawi, Rakan A., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Applied vegetation science 2016 v.19 no.3 pp. 508-517
- plantations; community development; ions; islands; seeds; landscapes; pastures; tropical forests; epiphytes; secondary forests; trees; deforestation; species diversity; ferns and fern allies; forest restoration; natural regeneration; planting; Angiospermae; Costa Rica
- ... QUESTIONS: Vascular epiphytes constitute a large proportion of tropical forest plant biodiversity, but are among the slowest plants to recolonize secondary forests. We asked whether tree planting for ecological restoration accelerates epiphyte community recovery. Does the spatial configuration of tree planting matter? What landscape contexts are most suitable for epiphyte restoration? LOCATION: Re ...