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- Mallik, Azim U., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Journal of applied ecology 2012 v.49 no.1 pp. 192-201
- biodiversity; boreal forests; canopy; clearcutting; edge effects; forest management; grasses; harvesting; herbs; microclimate; riparian buffers; shrubs; streams; trees; understory; wildfires; Canada
- ... 1.âClearcutting and wildfire are the two major edgeâcreating disturbances in boreal forests. While clearcutting retains at least a 30âm buffer, wildfires burn close to streams killing most of the trees and potentially creating a different edge structure. Different edge structures are likely to support different plant assemblages. The riparian buffer and fire edge structures and their effects ...