Slow understory redevelopment after clearcutting in high mountain forests

@article{Kreyling2008SlowUR,
  title={Slow understory redevelopment after clearcutting in high mountain forests},
  author={Juergen Kreyling and Andreas Schmiedinger and Ellen Macdonald and Carl Beierkuhnlein},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2008},
  volume={17},
  pages={2339-2355}
}
Besides natural tree regeneration itself, the development of the forest understory community is highly indicative of the ecological recovery of forest stands post-harvesting, and therefore of the sustainability of forest management. High mountain forests might show particularly slow recovery of the understory plant community because of harsh environmental… CONTINUE READING