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- Chen, Ming‐Zhen, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Applied vegetation science 2015 v.18 no.4 pp. 591-602
- Cryptomeria japonica; conifers; correlation; functional diversity; hardwood forests; photography; plant communities; plant growth; plantations; seedlings; shade tolerance; solar radiation; species diversity; trees; understory; Taiwan
- ... QUESTIONS: What are the effects of replacing mixed species natural forests with Cryptomeria japonica plantations on understorey plant functional and species diversity? What is the role of the understorey light environment in determining understorey diversity and community in the two types of forest? LOCATION: Subtropical northeast Taiwan. METHODS: We examined light environments using hemispherical ...