Density-dependent demography in a Japanese temperate broad-leaved forest

@article{Takada2004DensitydependentDI,
  title={Density-dependent demography in a Japanese temperate broad-leaved forest},
  author={Takenori Takada and Tohru Nakashizuka},
  journal={Vegetatio},
  year={2004},
  volume={124},
  pages={211-221}
}
A method of detecting the density-dependent dynamics of a size-structured population is developed. The method is applied to a Japanese broad-leaved forest and the density-dependent and-independent projection matrix models are constructed based on the data of the forest. Then, the difference between the density-independent and density-dependent dynamics is compared in terms of several statistical quantities obtained from the matrices. Three kinds of sensitivity matrices are proposed for the… CONTINUE READING
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