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influence of herbaceous vegetation on coniferous seedling habitat in old field plantations

Newton, Michael

influence of herbaceous vegetation on coniferous seedling habitat in old field plantations

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vegetation and climate.,
  • Conifers.,
  • Reforestation.,
  • Soil moisture.

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    Statementby Michael Newton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination114 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages114
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    Open LibraryOL14337324M

      WulfForest policy in the EU and its influence on the plant diversity of woodlandsJournal of Environmental Managementvol. Guia De Arboles Y Arbustos De Euskal Herria. RozasStructural heterogeneity and tree spatial patterns in an old-growth deciduous lowland forest in Cantabria, northern SpainPlant Ecologyvol. Old oaks from Tokmacık in Isparta region, Young pine forest in Isparta region, Yukarıgökdere oak area, This is valuable knowledge that potentially can generate increased protection for old oak forests in Turkey, habitats that are currently undergoing fast degradation and conversion into coniferous plantations. Old Pinus nigra.


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influence of herbaceous vegetation on coniferous seedling habitat in old field plantations by Newton, Michael Download PDF EPUB FB2

Plantation failures on abandoned pasture lands and old clearcuts are associated frequently with heavy stands of herbaceous vegetation.

The competitive influence of the vegetation has been described as the causative factor of mortality, but quantitative estimates of vegetation influence are lacking.

The development of chemicals with promise for selectivity in conifer plantations has made it possible to create a range of vegetation conditions Cited by: 7. Graduation date: Plantation failures on abandoned pasture lands and old clearcuts are associated frequently with heavy stands of herbaceous vegetation.

The competitive influence of the vegetation has been described as the causative factor of mortality, but quantitative estimates of vegetation influence are lacking.

The development of chemicals with promise for selectivity in conifer plantations has made it possible to create a range of vegetation conditions. The influence of herbaceous and woody vegetation control applied over four consecutive growing seasons (GS) on microclimate, leaf gas exchange, water status, nutrient relations, and growth of planted eastern white pine (Pinus strobus L.) seedlings was examined in a central Ontario ent effects on pine seedling ecophysiology were closely Cited by: 9.

Influence of alternative vegetation management treatments on conifer plantation attributes: Abundance, species diversity, and structural diversity Article in Forest Ecology and Management (1. Following site preparation, herbaceous plants, shrubs, and vines may interfere with pine stand establishment and early growth to a greater extent than hardwood tree species, whereas hardwoods can most significantly affect pine growth later in the rotation, particularly after the fifth or sixth growing by: Field Collection and Description of Data Vegetation plots were systematically placed with an average of 22 vegetation plots in each SLA (fig.

Each vegetation plot included a 1-m2 diversity plot, and on every other plot the 1-m 2 plot was nested inside a 3-m plot. Herbaceous plant diversity and stand structure were characterized for each plot. The vegetation growing in the clearing was classified on the basis of the surface area occupied by herbaceous plants.

Coverage was deemed to be sparse (1) if plants were growing on 0%–33% of the clearing area, medium (2) if they were growing on 34%–67% of that area and dense (3) if 68%–% of that area was covered by : Michał Polakowski, Monika Broniszewska, Lucyna Kirczuk, Zbigniew Kasprzykowski.

Early Plant Succession in Loblolly Pine Plantations as Affected by Vegetation Management James H. Miller, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Auburn University, AL ; Bruce R.

Zutter, School of Forestry, Auburn University, AL ; Shepard M. Zedaker, Department of Forestry, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA ; M. Boyd Edwards.

Most often, forests regenerate and old fields grow up in trees without our intervention. Sometimes the best plan is simply to monitor and support the natural growth of new trees.

Some information in this publication can help you protect emerging and desired seedlings that have naturally occurred.

spend the rest of the time in nearby forests. As plant communities change in the old field, so do many of the wildlife species that use them. However, some animals are always present.

The value of an old field as wildlife habitat depends on the surrounding landscape. An old field File Size: KB. Deer and bear love these plantations and begin using them every day.

By the time the plantation has grown to 20 to 25 feet in height, significant changes have taken place on the site. The crowns have closed shutting out the light and the lower limbs have begun to die. The traces of old field plants beneath the trees are nearly gone.

Siberian spruce take % of the total area of the coniferous forest. There are some ways this tree is adapted to its environment. A siberian spruce tree has needles to retain heat, shed snow, and lose less water.

It is very similar like the jack pine. Also, most coniferous trees have waxy coating on their pine needles to help keep the water in. Plantations were significantly lower in density of snags, deciduous canopy cover, and leaf substrate, and higher in coniferous canopy cover and needle, twig, and moss substrates than the natural stands.

Old‐field plantations had less Cited by: The contribution of four types of secondary woodlands to Scottish invertebrate biodiversity was investigated for coniferous plantation forestry, riparian ash–alder woodlands, early successional deciduous woodlands and climax deciduous woodlands.

Considerable variation in the type and intensity of management within these four woodland types by: Ground-dwelling invertebrates in reforested conifer plantations Article in Forest Ecology and Management April with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

THE INFLUENCE OF HERBACEOUS VEGETATION ON CONIFEROUS SEEDLING HABITAT IN OLD FIELD PLANTATIONS INTRODUCTION Grassy openings in conifer forests are a subject of interest to foresters and botanists.

Foresters view these openings as areas which should be productive and which present formidable reforesta. Home Nebraska Habitats Coniferous Forest Vegetation: Coniferous Forest Vegetation Coniferous Coniferous trees—also called gymnosperms--have several adaptations that help them survive in dry, rugged conditions.

Partly or completely dead trees called snags also provide valuable habitat for many species of the forest and woodlands. The influences of burning on fire- dependent western and northern conifer forests have been enumerated by Wright and Heinselman () and summarized as follows by Mutch (): Fire influ- ences the physical-chemical environ- ment; regulates dry-matter accumula- tion; controls plant species and communities; determines wildlife habitat patterns.

Habitat structure in this study followed the definition of Smith et al. () and included soil cover, tree density, tree height, tree volume, vegetation cover and more (for specific spe-cies and total coverage see Table 3 in Appendix).

We selected the study plots in the three main forest habitat types in our landscape (Fig. 1): (1) dense pineCited by: 1. Over the last decade, the field of plant ecology has significantly developed and expanded, especially in research concerning the herbaceous layer and ground vegetation of forests.

This revised second edition of The Herbaceous Layer in Forests of Eastern North America accounts for that growth, presenting research that approaches the ecology of the herb layer of forests.

Coniferous forest, vegetation composed primarily of cone -bearing needle-leaved or scale-leaved evergreen trees, found in areas that have long winters and moderate to high annual precipitation. The northern Eurasian coniferous forest is called the taiga, or the boreal forest. Both terms are used to describe the entire circumpolar coniferous.

Newton, M () The Influence of Herbaceous Vegetation on Coniferous Seedling Habitat in Old Field Plantations. Ph.D Dissertation. Corvallis, OR Cited by: 1. This plant has a wide base and a narrow top that ends in a slender, spirelike top.

This plant can grow up to the maximum of years. The Balsam Fir's needles are 1 1/2 inches long. They are flat, rounded at the tip, and normally have a strong curve. The tree produces its first seeds when it is 20 years old, or 15 feet tall.

Riparian vegetation, which performs many key ecological functions, has been modified or lost at an alarming rate during the past century as a result of human activity. The aims of this study are (a) to investigate the effects of poplar plantations on plant diversity in riparian zones; and (b) to estimate the ecological implications of extending cover by poplar by: 4.

Herbaceous plants are plants that, by definition, have non-woody stems. Their above-ground growth largely or totally dies back in winter in the temperate zone, but they may have underground plant parts (roots, bulbs, etc.) that survive.

Woodcock, B. A., Watt, A. and Leather, S. () Influence of management type on Diptera communities of coniferous plantations and deciduous woodlands. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment, 95 (). ISSN Full text not archived in this repository. The Pinophyta, also known as Coniferophyta or Coniferae, or commonly as conifers, are a division of vascular land plants containing a single extant class, Pinopsida.

They are gymnosperms, cone-bearing seed plants. All extant conifers are perennial woody plants with secondary : Tracheophytes. Understory vegetation, resourceavailability, and litterfall responses to pine thinning and woody vegetation controlin longleaf pine plantations Timothy B.

Harrington and M. Boyd Edwards Abstract: In six 8- to 1 1-year-old plantations of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) near Aiken, S.C., responses ofCited by: The frequency, extent, and severity of wildfire strongly influence the structure and function of ecosystems.

Mixed‐severity fire regimes are the most complex and least understood fire regimes, and variability of fire severity can occur at fine spatial and temporal scales, depending on previous disturbance history, topography, fuel continuity, vegetation type, and by: 1.

In 1- to 2-year-old Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.)Franco var. menziesii) plantations near Cave Junction and Glendale, Oregon, sprout clumps of tanoak (Lithocarpus densiflorus (Hook.

& Arn.) Rehd.) and other hardwoods were removed with herbicides in April to leave relative covers of 0%, 25%, 50%, or % of the nontreated cover, which averaged 15%.Cited by: Plants in a nursery. A nursery is a place where plants are propagated and grown to a desired age. They include retail nurseries which sell to the general public, wholesale nurseries which sell only to businesses such as other nurseries and to commercial gardeners, and private nurseries which supply the needs of institutions or private estates.

The mycobiont is often from the phyla Basidiomycota and Ascomycota, and more rarely from the Zygomycota. Ectomycorrhizas form on the roots of around 2% of plant species, usually woody plants, including species from the birch, dipterocarp.

and leaf substrate. Species in cutover plantations were associated with coniferous cover and needle substrate. Species composition in old-field plantations was distinct, with the lowest species richness and diversity of all stand types.

We present a conceptual model. The meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus), sometimes called the field mouse or meadow mouse, is a North American vole found across Canada, Alaska and the northern United range extends farther south along the Atlantic coast.

One subspecies, the Florida salt marsh vole (M. dukecampbelli), is found in Florida, and is classified as endangered.

Family: Cricetidae. Seedling survival and successful forest restoration involves many silvicultural practices. One important aspect of a successful forest restoration program is planting quality seedlings with high survival capability.

Thus the nursery needs to create seedlings with plant attributes that allow for the best chance of success once a seedling is field by: Thus, concrete knowledge of the functional role of diversity is a crucial area of study and is important for understanding the importance of biodiversity and evaluating how changes in vegetation impact ecosystem processes (e.g.

net primary productivity). Citation: Clement, Chris The ecological importance of understory herbaceous by: 1. Orange hawkweed roots are shallow and fibrous [12,51,].A fact sheet from the Pacific Northwest describes orange hawkweed rhizomes as short, resembling a root crown [].Orange hawkweed may be tory studies suggest that orange hawkweed is pollen-allelopathic, limiting the sexual reproduction of other plants by inhibiting pollination, germination of seeds, or seedling.

Field Number of shrubs with basal diameters > = cm by species within 1 5-m radius subplot 20 m south of plot centre. Understory Field % cover of vegetation in 1 m2 subplots located Biomass 25m south of plot centres. In following categories: all subshrubs, herbs, forbs; all herbaceous plants; and special plant species.

Herbaceous. vegetation is controlled. These treatments are the standard for contemporary slash pine plantation management. Control of weeds, woody shrub, and herbaceous species is a vital part of increased slash pine plantation productivity. Plantation establishment from seedling is usually with year old bare root seedlings or container Size: 98KB.

Overstory composition and stand structure influence herbaceous plant diversity in the mixed aspen forest of northern Minnesota. American Midland Naturalist. (1) Puettmann, K. J., and A. Status and trends of silvicultural practices in Minnesota.

Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. 16(4). Features of a coniferous woodland Climate: The temperature in the summer varies between 12 and 18°C, with temperatures falling below freezing for the winter months. In the most Northernly forests, or thoseat the highest latitude, the temperature can remain below freezing for upto 6 months.

Rainfall is low, with the majority falling in the summer.They are not only found in the deciduous forest but also in the coniferous forest, tundra, taiga. Moose and white-tailed deer will eat the leaves and tender shoots of the paper birch, but it isn't their favorite food. Porcupines like to eat the bark and rabbits will eat the seedlings .Within the subplot, all the shrub species were recorded and the tree species seedlings (mainly two-year old) were tallied.

The herbaceous layer is relatively uniform. Therefore, one 1 × 1 m quadrat was delimited within the 2 × 2 m subplot to estimate the cover of herb and fern by: 8.