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Repeated Application of Fuel Reduction Treatments in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, USA: Implications for Achieving Management Goals
Fire and resource managers of the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA, have many questions about the use of prescribed fire and mechanical treatments to meet various land management objectives. ThreeExpand
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Short-term impacts of laurel wilt on redbay (Persea borbonia [L.] Spreng.) in a mixed evergreen-deciduous forest in Northern Florida.
We examined the immediate effects of laurel wilt on redbay (Persea borbonia [L.] Spreng.) and stand-level characteristics in a mixed evergreen-deciduous forest at Etoniah Creek State Forest inExpand
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Improving methods to evaluate the impacts of plant invasions: lessons from 40 years of research
Here the authors review the research methods used to measure the ecological effects of non-native plant invasions. In their synthesis they find that although the number of studies on invasion impactsExpand
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Partitioning of applied 15N fertilizer in a longleaf pine and native woody ornamental intercropping system
The cultivation of ornamentals to produce woody floral products—the fresh or dried stems that are used for decorative purposes—may be an attractive option for southeastern landowners looking toExpand
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The Role of Soil and Landscape Factors in Chinese Privet (Ligustrum sinense) Invasion in the Appalachian Piedmont
Abstract There is a limited understanding about the ecological mechanisms that enable certain plant species to become successful invaders of natural areas. This study was conducted to determine theExpand
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Allelopathic Exudates of Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica): Implications for the Performance of Native Pine Savanna Plant Species in the Southeastern US
We conducted a greenhouse study to assess the effects of cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) rhizochemicals on a suite of plants native to southeastern US pine savanna ecosystems. Our results indicatedExpand
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Anthropogenic effects on the physical and chemical properties of subtropical coastal urban soils
We investigated the effects of various anthropogenic factors on urban soil properties in subtropical, coastal Tampa, FL, USA. Specifically, we explored the influence of (i) urbanization as measuredExpand
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Thermocouple Probe Orientation Affects Prescribed Fire Behavior Estimation.
Understanding the relationship between fire intensity and fuel mass is essential information for scientists and forest managers seeking to manage forests using prescribed fires. Peak burningExpand
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Plant community responses to bison reintroduction on the Northern Great Plains, United States: a test of the keystone species concept
Keystone species restoration, or the restoration of species whose effect on an ecosystem is much greater than their abundance would suggest, is a central justification for many wildlifeExpand
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Long‐term herpetofaunal response to repeated fuel reduction treatments
Fuel reduction treatments are used to reduce wildfire risk and to restore plant communities. Yet, repeated mechanical or prescribed fire treatments may gradually change forest structure andExpand
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