Amur Honeysuckle ( Lonicera maackii ) Management Method Impacts Restoration of Understory Plants in the Presence of White-Tailed Deer ( Odocoileus virginiana )

@inproceedings{Cipollini2009AmurH,
  title={Amur Honeysuckle ( Lonicera maackii ) Management Method Impacts Restoration of Understory Plants in the Presence of White-Tailed Deer ( Odocoileus virginiana )},
  author={Kendra Cipollini and Elizabeth D Ames and Don F. Cipollini},
  year={2009}
}
Management methods for invasive species vary in their restoration success in the presence or absence of herbivores. We investigated the performance of understory plants after management of the invasive shrub Amur honeysuckle using two herbicide-based methods (cut/paint and basal application) in fenced and unfenced plots. The cut/paint method resulted in the removal of above-ground stems, while the basal application method resulted in the dead stems remaining in place. Light level in the cut… CONTINUE READING