Post-fire natural regeneration of young stands on clearcut and partial-cut and uncut sites of boreal mixedwoods

  • Published source details Li J., Dang Q. & Ambebe T.F. (2009) Post-fire natural regeneration of young stands on clearcut and partial-cut and uncut sites of boreal mixedwoods. Forest ecology and management, 258, 256-262.


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Use clearcutting to increase understory diversity

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Forest Conservation
  1. Use clearcutting to increase understory diversity

    A replicated, controlled study in 1993-2007 in boreal forest in Ontario, Canada (Li, Dang & Ambebe 2009) found no effect of clearcutting on tree stem density. Density was similar between treatments (clearcut: ~25,000 stems/ha; uncut: 23,560 stems/ha). Two replicates of clearcut (all merchantable timber removed) and uncut treatment sites were established in 1993. Data were collected in 2007 in ten 50 m2 plots in each treatment site.


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