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The effects of Sasa and canopy gap formation on tree regeneration in an old beech forest
Abstract We examined the response of tree seedling emergence and survival to the dieback of Sasa and canopy gap formation in an old-growth forest near Lake Towada, northern Japan. Synchronous deathExpand
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The Proximal Ligamentous Component of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex
The proximal ligamentous component of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) was studied anatomically using 15 fresh-frozen cadaver hand forearm specimens. Changes in the length of either sideExpand
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Short-term changes affecting regeneration of Fagus crenata after the simultaneous death of Sasa kurilensis
Abstract Question: The aim of the present study is to determine whether seed/seedling predation will increase and Fagus survival will decline with the recovery of the Sasa cover. Methods: We examinedExpand
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Survivorship of a monocarpic bamboo grass,Sasa kurilensis, during the early regeneration process after mass flowering
  • A. Makita
  • Biology
  • Ecological Research
  • 1 December 1992
The survivorship of a monocarpic bamboo grass,Sasa kurilensis, during the early regeneration process was documented by a 10 year observation of the seedling population after mass flowering in theExpand
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The Significance of the Mode of Clonal Growth in the Life History of Bamboos
The flowering behavior and juvenile growth habits of bamboos are reviewed in relation to clonal growth, and the significance of the mode of clonal growth in the life history of bamboos is discussed.Expand
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Recovery of a Sasa tsuboiana population after mass flowering and death
The recovery process of a Sasa tsuboiana population after a mass flowering and death in 1977 was investigated by 15 years of observation in the Hira Mountains, Kinki district, western Japan. SeedExpand
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Female and male fitness consequences of clonal growth in a dwarf bamboo population with a high degree of clonal intermingling.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Although many studies have reported that clonal growth interferes with sexual reproduction as a result of geitonogamous self-pollination and inbreeding depression, the matingExpand
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Clonal Structure, Seed Set, and Self-Pollination Rate in Mass-Flowering Bamboo Species during Off-Year Flowering Events
Bamboos are typical examples of highly synchronized semelparous species. Their mass-flowering events occur at supra-annual intervals but they sometimes flower on a small scale in off-years. If someExpand
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Seasonal variations in the incidence of pine wilt and infestation by its vector, Monochamus alternatus, near the northern limit of the disease in Japan
During the last few decades, pine wilt disease has spread to cool-climate regions in Japan and, more recently, the potential risk of it spreading into the European midwest has also become a concern.Expand
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Forest stand structure, composition, and dynamics in 34 sites over Japan
This data paper reports tree census data collected in a network of 34 forest sites in Japan. This is the largest forest data set freely available in Japan to date. The network is a part of theExpand
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