Regeneration patterns of Quercus suber according to montado management systems

@article{Simes2015RegenerationPO,
  title={Regeneration patterns of Quercus suber according to montado management systems},
  author={Maria Paula Sim{\~o}es and Anabela Ferreira Belo and Mariana dos Santos Fernandes and Manuel A. Madeira},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={2015},
  volume={90},
  pages={107-115}
}
Traditional management of montado (dehesa) is an example of integration of sustainable land-use and biodiversity conservation. The whole system sustainability is currently threatened by the intensification of soil tilling to control shrub invasion and promote pastureland, the absence of tree natural regeneration being one of the most outstanding threats. A study to assess effects of management on tree regeneration at early stages was developed in a cork oak montado grazed by cattle, in southern… CONTINUE READING