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A Fungal Symbiont of the Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Causes a Lethal Wilt in Redbay and Other Lauraceae in the Southeastern United States.
Extensive mortality of redbay has been observed in the coastal plain counties of Georgia and southeastern South Carolina since 2003 and northeastern Florida since 2005. We show that the redbayExpand
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Arthropod vertical stratification in temperate deciduous forests: Implications for conservation-orie
Studies on the vertical distribution patterns of arthropods in temperate deciduous forests reveal highly stratified (i.e., unevenly vertically distributed) communities. These patterns are determinedExpand
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Wood decomposition as influenced by invertebrates
  • M. Ulyshen
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
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The diversity and habitat requirements of invertebrates associated with dead wood have been the subjects of hundreds of studies in recent years but we still know very little about the ecological orExpand
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Measuring the Impact of Biotic Factors on Populations of Immature Emerald Ash Borers (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
ABSTRACT Cohorts of emerald ash borer larvae, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, were experimentally established in July of 2008 on healthy green ash (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) trees in two wooded plotsExpand
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On the vertical distribution of bees in a temperate deciduous forest
Abstract.  1. Despite a growing interest in forest canopy biology, very few studies have examined the vertical distribution of forest bees. In this study, bees were sampled using 12 pairs ofExpand
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A Comparison of the Beetle (Coleoptera) Fauna Captured at Two Heights Above the Ground in a North American Temperate Deciduous Forest
ABSTRACT We compared the beetle fauna captured in 12 pairs of flight intercept traps suspended at two different heights above the ground (≥15 m and 0.5 m) in a temperate deciduous forest in theExpand
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Experimental studies of dead-wood biodiversity — A review identifying global gaps in knowledge
article i nfo The importance of dead wood for biodiversity is widely recognized but strategies for conservation exist only in some regions worldwide. Most strategies combine knowledge fromExpand
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Microclimate and habitat heterogeneity as the major drivers of beetle diversity in dead wood
Summary Resource availability and habitat heterogeneity are principle drivers of biodiversity, but their individual roles often remain unclear since both factors are usually correlated. TheExpand
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Habitat associations of saproxylic beetles in the southeastern United States: A comparison of forest types, tree species and wood postures.
Abstract Saproxylic beetles are highly sensitive to forest management practices that reduce the abundance and variety of dead wood. However, this diverse fauna continues to receive little attentionExpand
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Conserving Pollinators in North American Forests: A Review
ABSTRACT: Bees and butterflies generally favor open forest habitats regardless of forest type, geographic region, or methods used to create these habitats. Dense shrub layers of native or nonnativeExpand
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