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Cover for Development of natural stands.

This chapter discusses the following topics: forest canopy layers; disturbance; development of even-aged stands; and disturbance-recovery cycles. The chapter establishes that oak forests are generally amenable to uneven-aged silviculture. On the contrary, the intrinsic oak regeneration...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvicultural methods for oak savannahs and woodlands.

This chapter describes the characteristics and extent, disturbance processes, silvicultural concepts and methods, and restoration and maintenance in oak savannahs and woodlands.

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disturbance hypothesis.

The disturbance hypothesis posits that the invasion success of non-native species is higher in highly disturbed than in relatively undisturbed ecosystems. A synonymous formulation is that highly disturbed ecosystems show lower resistance against nonnative species than relatively undisturbed...

Author(s)
Nordheimer, R.; Jeschke, J. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647647)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bear etiquette in Katmai.

Visitors to Katmai National Park and Preserve have the opportunity to view brown bears at close range as they gather to feast on migrating salmon. But increasing demand for viewing opportunities, coupled with the large concentration of bears found in the area, has led to concerns about visitor...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Maintenance of plant species diversity in forest ecosystems.

One of the major questions in ecology is how plant species coexist and thus how diversity is maintained. While there are many theories to explain the maintenance of plant species diversity, compelling empirical support exists for very few of them. Here we summarize four major putative theories to...

Author(s)
Barry, K. E.; Schnitzer, S. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Keeping ecological disturbance on the land: recreating swidden effects in Bhutan.

This chapter suggests that some integral swidden systems offer principles that may be built upon or adapted to promote biodiversity conservation and to provide goods, income and employment for rural households in the future. The argument is not that swidden can or should be recreated in Bhutan or...

Author(s)
Siebert, S. F.; Belsky, J. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391797)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Busing among the grizzlies at Denali.

Denali National Park and Preserve offers visitors the premier opportunity in North America to see large concentrations of charismatic wildlife, including grizzly bears and wolves. The park is managed in ways that allow visitor access but guard against wildlife disturbance (Impacts to wildlife) and...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forests of the world.

This chapter discusses the factors (climate, soils and topography, and disturbance) determining the type and distribution of different forest types (tropical forest, tropical rain forest, tropical moist deciduous forest, tropical dry forest, subtropical humid forest, subtropical dry forest,...

Author(s)
Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tropical forests and insect biodiversity.

Some sources of variations, i.e., abiotic, height in the canopy, forest type, patch size, fragmentation and isolation, edge effects, disturbances and logging, and replanting with natives or exotics in insect biodiversity in tropical forests are discussed. The role of biodiversity and ecosystem...

Author(s)
Wylie, F. R.; Speight, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regeneration ecology II: population dynamics.

This chapter focuses on the establishment and development of populations of juvenile oaks (Quercus). For the oaks, the critical regeneration events include flowering, fruiting, seed dispersal and germination, seedling establishment, dieback and sprouting, and the growth of oak reproduction....

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934743)
Type
Book chapter

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